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5/25/2016


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
gprice@ksu.edu
Description:
The ServSafe Certification course will provide a strong foundation of food safety knowledge and best management practices involving food handling. This training and certification is necessary for professionals wanting to offer ServSafe in their communities. 

The ServSafe program provides an overview of basic sanitation procedures from receiving food at the loading dock to serving it to customers. As stated in the Kansas Food Code, one way the person in charge can demonstrate knowledge is by being a certified food protection manager through ServSafe.
Target Audience:
Extension agents, specialists, food safety educators, university faculty, foodservice managers.
Professional Development Wichita, Kansas Gayle Price
5/25/2016


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
gprice@ksu.edu
Description:
The ServSafe Certification course will provide a strong foundation of food safety knowledge and best management practices involving food handling. This training and certification is necessary for professionals wanting to offer ServSafe in their communities. 

The ServSafe program provides an overview of basic sanitation procedures from receiving food at the loading dock to serving it to customers. As stated in the Kansas Food Code, one way the person in charge can demonstrate knowledge is by being a certified food protection manager through ServSafe.
Target Audience:
Extension agents, specialists, food safety educators, university faculty, foodservice managers.
Professional Development Wichita, Kansas Gayle Price
5/26/2016


Category:
Events
Contact Email:
kennelly@ksu.edu
Description:
Please see the Professional Development System for further details, and the website below. The overall goal of this project is to provide a comprehensive training program about soil health with specific applications to vegetable cropping. The project team includes Megan Kennelly (Plant Pathology), Cary Rivard (Horticulture), DeAnn Presley (Agronomy), and Raymond Cloyd (Entomology). Kim Oxley is coordinating many aspects of the program and can be reached at koxley@ksu.edu. This day-long hands-on workshop will be offered in 3 locations (NE/NC/SW) in 2016 and 3 locations in 2017 (SE/SC/NW locations and dates TBD). In 2016, the dates and locations are:

May 11, Olathe Research Station
May 26, Courtland (on a private farm)
June 9, Liberal (Seward County Community College)
Lunch will be included
Target Audience:
The primary audience is Kansas State University Extension Horticulture and Agriculture and Natural Resources agents. Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and Kansas Association of Conservation Districts (KACD) personnel are a secondary target audiences.

Note - Participants will need to watch a series of webinars leading up to the workshop to minimize "classroom time" at the workshop and maximize t
Url:
www.soilhealthbootcamp.com
DateTime
5/26/2016 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Events Courtland, KS (details to be announced later) Megan Kennelly
6/1/2016 6/30/2016


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
mhiggins@ksu.edu
Description:
The topic of the two-day annual nutrition conference varies each year. The conference provides participants with the most current, objective and authoritative information available in important and emerging areas of human nutrition.
 
The conference is typically held in June; and 2016 will be no different.
 
It draws health educators and other professionals from around the nation because of its outstanding reputation among nutrition professionals. Sponsored by the College of Applied Human Sciences at Colorado State University through an endowment established by the family of Lillian Fountain Smith. Smith was a 1918 graduate in home economics at Colorado State University who recognized the importance of nutrition in her own life and the lives of her family members and chose to assist the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition in
Target Audience:
Extension FCS professionals and health educators such as dietitians, nutritionists, exercise physiologists, physicians, nurses, physician assistants and others
Professional Development Fort Collins, Colorado; exact dates to be determin Mary Meck Higgins
6/3/2016 6/4/2016


Category:
Events
Contact Email:
kbarth25@ksu.edu
Description:
Join us this year for the Ag Women of the Heartland Conference in Garden City, Kansas for some "Humor, Hope, and Helpful Ideas". This two day event will include speakers Jolene Brown, Erin Petersilie, and Brandy Unruh. Registration is available online or  paper registration. This event is sponsored by K-State Research & Extension and the Finney County Conservation District. Please view our flyer & paper registration

Target Audience:
This conference is designed for empowering women in agriculture, but gentlemen are always welcome!
Url:
http://www.finney.k-state.edu/
Events Clarion Inn, Garden City, Kansas Katelyn Barthol
6/6/2016 6/8/2016


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