Thursday, October 8, 2015
The Tuesday Letter is a weekly email to approximately 2,500 faculty and staff of K-State Research and Extension and the College of Agriculture, providing recipients with timely announcements and updates.
From the Associate Director for Extension and Applied Research
The deadline for registering for the K-State Research and Extension Annual Conference has passed. HOWEVER, the registration website remains open, and we need you to register NOW!!
The quarterly Board Excellence newsletter was emailed to local extension board members on October 1. Agents and board members are encouraged to review the newsletter topics at an upcoming board meeting.
Local, Regional and Statewide Extension Events
Entrepreneurial Profile 10 (EP10)
The KSRE Auction will be held during Annual Conference on Tuesday, October 20.
KSRE/4-H Youth Development will be involved in a Twitter Town Hall Chat on October 14, 2015 from 9:15-10 a.m. Tweet your questions about First Generation 4-H Families to @AgisAmerica hashtag #agischat.
Extension Professional Trainings
4-H Update Registration is open. We hope to see all staff working with the 4-H Program at one of the three 4-H Updates being planned for November. Registration is due October 30.
We're excited to announce that the national organization has approved the formation of the Kansas Association of Community Development Extension Professionals.
The training, Foundations of Youth Development and 4-H Program Management, is designed for new Extension agents, and all other employees working with young people across K-State Research and Extension programs. The training is scheduled for November 3rd.
The Positive Youth Development PFT would like your input on plans for the coming program year. We will use this information to help guide us in plans for the program of work and professional development.
4-H Youth Development and the Kansas 4-H Foundation will host a reception in honor of Lindy Lindquist for her induction in to the National 4-H Hall of Fame during K-State Research and Extension Annual Conference.
Kansas Forest Service welcomes Josh Hobbs, rangeland fire and wildlife ecologist, to its team.
New FCS Agent in Finney County.
Calendar of Events
The Master of Agribusiness (MAB) program is hosting an Animal Health Industry Insights brownbag seminar with Dr Lee M. Myers, Federal Liaison for the National Veterinary Stockpile (NVS), USDA on Wednesday, October 21, at 12:30 p.m. at K-State Olathe.