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8/22/2016 8/24/2016


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
swarner@ksu.edu
Description:
New agents will, within their first six weeks of employment, participate in a three-day orientation designed to welcome them to K-State Research and Extension and to launch them toward a successful career.
 
 
 
 
Target Audience:
New agents who are within their first 6 weeks of employment.
Professional Development Manhattan Stacey Warner
8/22/2016 8/26/2016


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
ppeters@ksu.edu
Description:
FCS Update is an opportunity for professional development for Kansas Extension Agents with responsibilities for  programming in the listed program focus areas.   This three to four day training will help agents become familiar with current trends, educational resources and research in many program focus areas, which may vary from year to year.  In addition, it is a time to build rapport and working relationships among specialists and agents, as well as others from the College of Human Ecology and beyond.  The new FCS Annual Series Lessons will be presented during this time.
 
Target Audience:
Any Extension Agent or Specialist with responsibilities for programming related to the listed program focus areas.
Professional Development Manhattan Paula Peters
8/23/2016


Category:
Events
Contact Email:
sandyj@ksu.edu
Target Audience:
Agents with livestock programming responsibilities
Events Great Bend, KS Sandy Johnson
8/23/2016 8/23/2016


Category:
Events
Contact Email:
vbrown@ksu.edu
Description:
"Just Add Water:  Irrigation Science Today" Topics:  drought-tolerant corn hybrids and timing of water deficits, managing irrigation of modern corn hybrids under institutional constraints, soil water sensors:  lessons from the field, ear feeding pests on corn:  is resistance on the horizon?, N and Phos management for irrigated corn:  sustainability and profit, mobile drip irrigation:  hybrid hardware for hybrid corn, and ET-based irrigation scheduling.
Target Audience:
producers and agriculture agencies
DateTime
8/23/2016 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Events Northwest Research-Extension Center, Colby Vicki Brown
8/30/2016


Category:
Events
Contact Email:
mbuchanan@ksu.edu
Description:
TUESDAY, AUGUST 30th 10:00a.m.-12:00p.m.  Made From Scratch - 527 27th St, Wilson KS (Lunch provided at the conclusion of the meeting)

Providing information about Seeding & Fertility, Wheat Diseases & Fungicides, Varieties & Yield Data.  

Guest Speakers: Lucas Haag, K-State Research and Extension Agronomist and Erick DeWolf, K-State Research and Extension Plant Pathologist

RSVP BY AUGUST 26th at https://goo.gl/forms/yGvfT3itRmrnC3tE3 or call 785-472-4442 / 785-483-3157.

DateTime
8/30/2016 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Events Made From Scratch, 527 27th St, Wilson KS Michelle Buchanan
9/1/2016 9/30/2016


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
mhiggins@ksu.edu
Description:
The annual conference is typically in September, and is always in Kansas.
 
The conferences focus on communicating public health messages, policies and politics. There are general sessions and breakout sessions.
 
In July, see the conference information at www.kpha.us
Target Audience:
Extension Professionals and teaching faculty
Professional Development Kansas, but which city and exact dates are yet to Mary Meck Higgins