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9/15/2014 11/3/2014


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
gprice@ksu.edu
Description:
This seven week course will explore nutrition concepts that take center stage in mainstream media outlets and become conversation topics among consumers interested in food choice as it relates to optimal health and physical performance. Next course planned for September 2014 (Tentative subject to change).  Information available at:
Target Audience:
Extension agents, nutrition educators, public health professionals, others with an interest in healthy lifestyles.
Professional Development Web-based online course Gayle Price
10/2/2014


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
kylied@ksu.edu
Description:
The K-State Research & Extension 4-H Youth Development Department will be holding 1 hour webinars to help staff customize their local site. No registration is required for these webinar trainings. The webinar call in information and content will be the same for all dates. The calls will be recorded and posted online for access later at: http://www.kansas4-h.org/p.aspx?tabid=602
Wednesday, September 24th, 1:30 p.m.- 2:30 p.m.
Friday, September 26th, 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Thursday, October 2nd, 1:30 p.m.- 2:30 p.m.

Target Audience:
Extension staff including, agents, office professionals, program assistants, program coordinators, program managers etc. ar
Professional Development Online/Call In Kylie Dicket
10/2/2014 10/3/2014


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
lcurry@ksu.edu
Description:
Evidence-based program, Powerful Tools for Caregivers, training is offered for potential class leaders interested in being co-leaders of the Powerful Tools for Caregivers lesson series.
Target Audience:
Extension Agents and partnering agencies.
Professional Development Salina, KS Libby Curry
10/2/2014 9/30/2015


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
gprice@ksu.edu
Description:
 The So Easy to Preserve video series is eight shows (20 to 35 minutes each) which provide a discussion of preservation principles and how-to demonstrations of methods. (The book is not contained on the DVDs.) Features include home canning of tomatoes, vegetables and fruits; freezing fruits and vegetables; drying fruits and vegetables; pickling; making jams and jellies; and, a show devoted to the canned specialties of hot chile salsa, mango chutney and spicy jicama relish
Target Audience:
Extension Agents and others interested in home food preservation
Professional Development   Gayle Price
10/5/2014 10/9/2014


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
margaret@ksu.edu
Description:
2014 ESP Conference.
Target Audience:
Extension Professionals
Professional Development Indianapolis, Indiana Margaret Phillips
10/6/2014 10/10/2014


Category:
Events
Contact Email:
tmdonne@ksu.edu
Description:
Fall 2014 Arborist Training Course will be held October 6-10, 2014 in Manhattan, Kansas. Be sure to sign up early as the class limit is 40 persons. Registration is required.
Target Audience:
This week long school is designed to instruct arborists, grounds keepers, tree board members, counci
DateTime
10/6/2014 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10/7/2014 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10/8/2014 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10/9/2014 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10/10/2014 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Events Manhattan, KS Tim McDonnell
10/7/2014


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
rvl@ksu.edu
Description:
A one day conference in two locations (Manhattan and Garden City) hosted by the Department of Agricultural Economics at KSU. There are six sessions. Grain and livestock outlooks and updates help participants evaluate and understand the turbulent agricultural commodities markets. A crop insurance and risk management update includes relevant and contemporary information concerning the effects of the new farm bill on risk management practices for producers and their stakeholders as well as a full presentation on the farm bill which discusses particular parts of the bill, including conservation aspects. One session deals with practical farm management topics, including land valuation and rents, with a final topic on factors affecting lender choice by farmers.

The conference also provides the opportunity to interact with about 50-60 ag lenders and agribusiness leaders in each location.
Target Audience:
Extension professionals and agricultural lenders wanting develop farm management, marketing and production skills and understanding, as well as better understand the new farm bill.
Professional Development Garden City Rich Llewelyn
10/8/2014


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
rvl@ksu.edu
Description:
A one day conference in two locations (Manhattan and Garden City) hosted by the Department of Agricultural Economics at KSU. There are six sessions. Grain and livestock outlooks and updates help participants evaluate and understand the turbulent agricultural commodities markets. A crop insurance and risk management update includes relevant and contemporary information concerning the effects of the new farm bill on risk management practices for producers and their stakeholders as well as a full presentation on the farm bill which discusses particular parts of the bill, including conservation aspects. One session deals with practical farm management topics, including land valuation and rents, with a final topic on factors affecting lender choice by farmers.

The conference also provides the opportunity to interact with about 50-60 ag lenders and agribusiness leaders in each location.
Target Audience:
Extension professionals and agricultural lenders wanting develop farm management, marketing and production skills and understanding, as well as better understand the new farm bill.
Professional Development Manhattan Rich Llewelyn
10/8/2014


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
gprice@ksu.edu
Description:
The Kansas Obesity Summit provides an opportunity to share promising strategies, current research and evidenced-based best practice for addressing the high rates of obesity in the state. The Summit is when the Kansas Health Champions will be recognized.
Target Audience:
Extension agents, public health professionals, health care workers/professionals, nutrition and wellness educators/coaches.
Professional Development Manhattan, KS Gayle Price
10/8/2014 10/9/2014


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
sandyj@ksu.edu
Description:
 
The Applied Reproductive Strategies in Beef Cattle (ARSBC) program was developed under the direction of the Beef Cattle Reproduction Task Force. The first workshop was conducted in Manhattan, Kansas, in 2002. Since then, multiple workshops have been hosted at locations across the country. The purpose of the program is twofold: (1) to improve the understanding of the physiological processes of the estrous cycle, the procedures available to synchronize estrus and ovulation, and the proper application of these systems and (2) to improve the understanding of methods to assess male fertility and how it affects the success of artificial insemination programs.
 
Links to current and past meetings are available at www.beefrepro.info.
 
Target Audience:
This meeting is for anyone interested in beef cattle reproduction, including producers, veterinarians, AI (artificial insemination) technicians and Extension personnel.
Professional Development Stillwater, OK Sandy Johnson
10/10/2014 10/11/2014


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
wupham@ksu.edu
Description:
The Advanced Master Gardener Training is a one and one-half day event consisting of more than 40 different classes on different aspects of horticulture. Each student will attend the keynote address, as well as choose 6 additional classes of the more than 40 available.
 
Target Audience:
Master Gardeners
Horticulture Program Focus Team
Extension Agents
Professional Development Manhattan, KS Ward Upham
10/13/2014


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
kylied@ksu.edu
Description:
The K-State Research & Extension 4-H Youth Development Department will be holding a round of trainings around the state to increase the knowledge and comfort level of local Extension staff with 4HOnline. Six in-person trainings will be offered, each held from 9 a.m.- 3p.m.
 
 
Target Audience:
Extension staff including, agents, office professionals, program assistants, program coordinators, program managers,&nb
Professional Development Iola- Allen County Courthouse Meeting Room Kylie Dicket
10/14/2014


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
kylied@ksu.edu
Description:
The K-State Research & Extension 4-H Youth Development Department will be holding a round of trainings around the state to increase the knowledge and comfort level of local Extension staff with 4HOnline. Six in-person trainings will be offered, each held from 9 a.m.- 3p.m.
 
 
Target Audience:
Extension staff including, agents, office professionals, program assistants, program coordinators, program managers,&nb
Professional Development Wichita- Best Western Airport Inn & Conference Cen Kylie Dicket
10/15/2014


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
kylied@ksu.edu
Description:
The K-State Research & Extension 4-H Youth Development Department will be holding a round of trainings around the state to increase the knowledge and comfort level of local Extension staff with 4HOnline. Six in-person trainings will be offered, each held from 9 a.m.- 3p.m.
 
 
Target Audience:
Extension staff including, agents, office professionals, program assistants, program coordinators, program managers,&nb
Professional Development Hays- Rose Garden Banquet Hall Kylie Dicket
10/16/2014


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
kylied@ksu.edu
Description:
The K-State Research & Extension 4-H Youth Development Department will be holding a round of trainings around the state to increase the knowledge and comfort level of local Extension staff with 4HOnline. Six in-person trainings will be offered, each held from 9 a.m.- 3p.m.
 
 
Target Audience:
Extension staff including, agents, office professionals, program assistants, program coordinators, program managers,&nb
Professional Development Garden City- Southwest Area Extension Office Kylie Dicket