Department of Communications and Agricultural Education

Kansas State University
301 Umberger Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-4004

785-532-5804
785-532-5633 fax

Mary Lou Peter

Peter, Mary Lou Communications Specialist, News Writer and Editor

35230 W. 135 Street
Olathe KS 66061
Phone: 913-856-2335 ext 130
Fax: 913-856-2350 
mlpeter@ksu.edu

Mary Lou writes news articles covering agronomy, animal sciences, plant pathology, agricultural economics, biological and agricultural engineering, and other topics and serves as an editor. She is also the Kansas State University point of contact/delegate and current secretary of the Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN).

Mary Lou was formerly a reporter/editor with Reuters–Chicago Bureau and was director of industry issues for the National Meat Association. She is a member of the Association for Communication Excellence and a graduate of Kansas Agriculture Rural Leadership (KARL) Program–Class VI.

B.S. Agricultural Journalism, 1979, Kansas State University