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Department of Agriculture
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Albertson Hall 212
Phone: 785-628-4196
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Crop Division

Mr. Harland Werth

Harland Werth

(785) 628-8713

The crops division was the first one started on the university farm with students planting one-acre garden plots to fund their education. Much of the college land was farmed by homesteaders with the last ones leaving by 1951. Crops are now planted and harvested by FHSU student employees and the division manager. Students learn the latest in crop production methods and soil conservation techniques.
FHSU combine harvesting wheat

Fun Fact: The combine at the FHSU farm is equipped with the latest Precision Agriculture technology

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