Sedgwick County
Neier, Bob
Designation Ornamental Horticulture
On Campus Address : Sedgwick County Extension
Sedgwick County Extension Education Center 7001 W 21st Street North Wichita, KS 67205-1759
Phone(s) : (316) 660-0100 ext 140
Fax : (316) 722-1432
E-mail : BNeier@ksu.edu
Area(s) of
Specialization
: Low Maintenace Trees, Shrubs, Flowers & Ornamental Grasses
Reducing Water Use in Ornamental Plantings
Last Updated: 5/8/2012 2:48:27 PM    Get my vCard


Ornamental Horticulture


Bob Neier has served as a County Extension Agent with the K-State Research & Extension since 1979.  (1979-1989 in Reno County, 1989-present in Sedgwick County)  B.S. - Horticulture, Kansas State University;  M.S. - Adult Education, Kansas State University.  He works with commercial and home horticulture and emphasis in low maintenance trees, shrubs, flowers and ornamental grasses.  Supports a vibrant group of over 200 volunteer Extension Master Gardeners in horticulture outreach through a speakers bureau, phone and walk-in diagnostics, the Sedgwick County Extension Arboretum and other youth and adult programming.
 

A native of  Mullinville in southwest Kansas, Bob developed an interest in horticulture through 4-H plant science programs.  Bob was involved in the restoration of Mullinville's historic Fromme-Birney round barn in 1995.

    Education
B.S. Horticulture, Kansas State University, 1979
M.S. Adult Education, Kansas State University, 1988