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5/26/2015 5/29/2015


Category:
Events
Contact Email:
keatley@ksu.edu
Events Sarah Keatley
6/1/2015 6/3/2015


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
swarner@k-state.edu
Description:
New agents participate in a three-day orientation designed to welcome them to K-State Research and Extension and launch them toward a successful career.
Target Audience:
New extension agents
Professional Development Manhattan Stacey Warner
6/2/2015 6/3/2015


Category:
Events
Contact Email:
ajsexten@ksu.edu
Description:
If you are 14 or 15 years old, you must have completed a Tractor Safety Training Course to work for anyone other than your parent or legal guardian. Youth 16 years old and older are welcome to attend to improve their safety skills.

The cost is $30 to cover class material and lunch for both days. Registration and fee are due by May 27. Make checks payable to Pott County Extension, mail to Pottawatomie County Extension, PO Box 127, Westmoreland, KS 66549 or you may register on-line at www.pottawatomie.ksu.edu
Target Audience:
Agricultural Agents,4-H and Youth Agents, Vo-Ag Instructors or agricultural producers who hire youth
Url:
http://www.pottawatomie.ksu.edu/
Events Highland Community College, 501 Miller Dr, Wamego Austin Sexten
6/4/2015


Category:
Events
Contact Email:
gillen@ksu.edu
Target Audience:
area producers
DateTime
6/4/2015 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Events Northwest Research-Extension Center, Colby Bob Gillen
6/4/2015 6/5/2015


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.
 
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 improving and extending its nu
Target Audience:
Extension FCS professionals and health educators such as dietitians, nutritionists, exercise physiologists, physicians, nurses, physician assistants and others
Professional Development Ft Collins, CO Mary Meck Higgins
6/5/2015


Category:
Events
Contact Email:
jholman@ksu.edu
Description:
Wheat varieties and updates on wheat management including diseases and insects.
Url:
http://www.wkarc.org
DateTime
6/5/2015 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Events Southwest Research-Extension Center, 4500 E. Mary John Holman
6/5/2015


Category:
Events
Description:
Wheat varieties and updates on wheat management including diseases and insects.
DateTime
6/5/2015 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Events Ag Research-Extension Center - Tribune
6/7/2015 6/10/2015


Category:
Events
Description:

This professional development institute provides many opportunities to learn from leaders in the early childhood field, to network, socialize, and recharge your batteries!

It is designed for professionals who prepare, mentor, and train early childhood professionals.
Target Audience:
Extension Specialist and Extension Agents that provide training to child care professionals.
Url:
http://www.naeyc.org/institute/
Events New Orleans, LA
6/9/2015 6/12/2015


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
bweaber@k-state.edu
Description:
Great mix of academia and advanced cow/calf producers attend for learning and discussion around topics related to beef cattle selection. See past proceedings for a better idea of the program content.
Target Audience:
Anyone interested in beef cattle selection and breeding including producers, extension agents, veterinarians and academia.
Professional Development Biloxi, Mississippi Bob Weaber
6/9/2015 6/12/2015


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
dbolton@ksu.edu
Description:

What is Cambio de Colores?

 

An annual conference that, since 2002, brings together stakeholders to share fresh knowledge and actual expertise on all issues related to the arrival of immigrants, with particular emphasis in new

Target Audience:
Other communities of researchers, practitioners, and policy-makers all working in multi-cultural communities and institutions.
Professional Development University of Missouri at Kansas City Debra Bolton
6/11/2015 6/12/2015


Category:
Professional Development
Contact Email:
jgriffin@ksu.edu
Description:
KDOT presentation on current trucking regulations; tours of Bartlett Arboretum and John C. Pair Horticulture Research Center.   Plant Propagation and Plant Introductions; Using Social Media; Nursery Pruning Demo; Tree Evaluation & Appraisal; Insect and Diease Update.
Target Audience:
Arborists, nursery, horticulture agents
Professional Development Haysville & Belle Plain, KS Jason Griffin
6/11/2015 6/12/2015


Category:
Events
Contact Email:
jgriffin@ksu.edu
Description:
KDOT presentation on current trucking regulations; tour of Bartlett Arboretum and research plots at John C. Pair Horticulture Research Center; Plant Propagation & Plant Introductions; Using Social Media; Nursery Pruning Demo; Tree Evaluation/Appraisal; Insect Update; Disease Update; Demos with Exhibitors
Target Audience:
Arborists, nursery industry, horticulture agents
Url:
http://www.hfrr.ksu.edu/doc4298.ashx
Events Haysville & Belle Plain, KS Jason Griffin