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K-State Today

May 19, 2016



Retirement reception for agronomy's Dave Mengel June 3

By Steve Watson

David Mengel

Dave Mengel, former head of the agronomy department and longtime extension soil fertility specialist, will retire in June. A retirement reception for Mengel will be from 3-6 p.m. Friday, June 3, at the IGP Institute Conference Center on the north side of Kimball Avenue. A short program will begin at approximately 4 p.m.

Gary Pierzynski, head of the agronomy department and university distinguished professor of agronomy, invites everyone to come celebrate the career of this dedicated teacher, researcher and communicator

"I would encourage anyone who would like to submit a letter regarding Dr. Mengel and his tenure in agronomy to send it to me by June 1," Pierzynski said.

Letters for Mengel's retirement reception can be submitted to Pierzynski at gmp@k-state.edu. For more information, contact the main agronomy office at 785-532-6101.