Faculty with Extension appointments in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering (BAE) provide technical and educational services to Kansans in various program areas. BAE Extension faculty's programs also have outreach programs that impact other U.S. citizens and extend to others in the international community.
BAE faculty have statewide Extension responsibilities, although some faculty are located in Research and Extension center.
Learn more about the history of land-grant colleges (created through the 1862 Morrill Act), the Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station (created through the 1867 Hatch Act), the Kansas Cooperative Extension Service (created through the 1914 Smith-Lever Act), and about the organization of K-State Research and Extension (KSRE) since the merger of the Ag Experiment Station and the Cooperative Extension Service in 1996 on the KSRE (About US) site.
The primary objective in Extension is to develop educational and technology transfer programs which disseminate the results of research related to Biological and Agricultural Engineering. The primary programs being delivered by BAE Extension faculty include: