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2/1/2016 2/5/2016


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
ppeters@ksu.edu
Description:
February Agent 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.  A portion of the Update will be devoted to the Family Nutrition Program and EFNEP.
Target Audience:
Any K-State Research and Extension Agent, Assistant or Specialist with responsibility for programming in listed program focus areas.
Professional Development Manhattan Paula Peters
2/3/2016 2/5/2016


Category:
Events
Contact Email:
ghadley@ksu.edu; kebert@ksu.edu
Description:

Women Managing the Farm is a comprehensive program for farm owners, partners, and rookies. No matter the amount of knowledge about or involvement in agriculture, the “Women Managing the Farm" project is specially designed for women in agriculture. “Women Managing the Farm” provides valuable tools and materials to address production, price, human, financial, and legal risks of farm women at all levels. This project develops and presents tools especially for farm women to increase overall support through various avenues such as comprehensive training, area networks of support and an online discussion group.

The project builds upon the knowledge that farm women do play an active role in all aspects of financial and risk management of the farm. The changing dynamics and economics of the farm operation and the farm household lead to the changing

Target Audience:
Women, anyone involved in agriculture
Url:
http://womenmanagingthefarm.blogspot.com/p/home.html
Events Manhattan, KS Gregg Hadley, Kerri Ebert
2/4/2016 2/5/2016


Category:
Events
Contact Email:
whfick@ksu.edu
Events Wichita, LS Walt Fick
2/8/2016 2/11/2016


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
dfjell@ksu.edu
Description:
K-State Research and Extension supports a culture of professional excellence including core competency development and subject matter expertise. Extension professionals located in local units are KSRE's front door in communities across Kansas. Investing in their success is critical to achieving the mission of extension.
 
"The Art of Extension" is one of the series of new agent professional development sessions that is to be completed within the first year of employment. An agent will have attended their 3 day Orientation before participating in this session.
Target Audience:
New agents who are within their first year of employment.
Other extension professionals are also welcome to attend.
Professional Development Manhattan Dale Fjell, Barbara Stone, Laurie Chandler, Stacey Warner
2/10/2016 2/11/2016


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
gprice@ksu.edu
Description:
Excellent Professional Development and Leadership Training
 
Conference Mission:
To empower Extension professional associations by e
Target Audience:
Extension Professionals
 
Professional Development
Las Vegas, Nevada Gayle Price
2/13/2016


Category:
Events
Contact Email:
nunruh@ksu.edu
Description:
Based on the Kansas Leadership Center's Principles, this leadership seminar will be a day filled with leadership initiatives, teambuilding activities and other engaging sessions on learning how to: Diagnose the Situation, Energize Others, Manage Self and Intervene Skillfully.

$5 Registration Fee will include lunch and the "Lessons in Leadership" book from KLC. RSVP by: February 8th
Target Audience:
All High School aged youth.
Url:
http://goo.gl/forms/2Js1Crtl2e
DateTime
2/13/2016 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Events St. Wenceslaus Parish Hall, 2811 Ave D, Wilson, KS Nicolette Unruh
2/18/2016


Category:
Events
Contact Email:
mbuchanan@ksu.edu
Description:
GMO's and Spreading the Truth 
How will you advocate for agriculture?  What is the perspective around the world of GMO's?  How can you educate your community of the benefits of GMO's
and seed technology? 

Speaker: Katie Sawyer, Herd Communications, Sawyer Land & Cattle 

CHILDCARE AVAILABLE!!! Provided by the Ash Creek 4-H Club

Supper will be provided for attendees and children. 

RSVP BY FEBRUARY 12th at http://goo.gl/forms/hRu5JiakgM or call 785-472-4442 / 785-483-3157.
Target Audience:
Community 
DateTime
2/18/2016 6:00 PM -
Events First Presbyterian Church in Ellsworth (402 N Linc Michelle Buchanan