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K-State Research and Extension
123 Umberger Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-3401

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

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

Thanks to Search Committee - 4-H Youth Development Department Head
Daryl Buchholz
Want to express thanks to the search committee for the State Program Leader and Department Head - 4-H Youth Development.
Wade Weber Chosen to Lead Kansas State University's 4-H Youth Development
Wade Weber
Wade Weber has been named the new State Program Leader and department head of Kansas State University's 4-H Youth Development Department.


A Professional Development Opportunity to Share with Partners in Education!
Rock Springs Energy Education Summit to take place March 10th and 11th for 4th-12th grade educators. Please share this great opportunity with your partners in education!
Kansas Forest Service Winter Newsletter
Winter Kansas Canopy
The winter issue of the Kansas Canopy is now available.

Health and Wellness

Retirement is Coming! Retirement is Coming!
retire ASW graphic
For some of us, the opportunity to retire will come sooner rather than later--but regardless of how long it will be until then, you should endeavor to save for when the time arrives!


Diversity Programs Office Update
The Diversity Programs Office looks ahead and shares details about the upcoming Wallace Kidd Memorial Diversity Award Reception.
Cultural Adaptation Navigator Webinars
In today's changing world, do you ever have questions that come up about culture while you are with your family, at work, or when you are involved in your community? The following webinar opportunities are easy to fit into your busy work day.

Program Updates

4-H FCS Judging State Contest 2017
Thank you to all who have supported the revised format of FCS Judging over the past several years. We are excited to continue providing additional technologically interactive experiences in 2017!

New Hires/Exits

Phil Stahlman, Weed Scientist, Retiring after 42 years of Service
Dr. Stahlman's picture
Phil Stahlman, Weed Scientist, retiring after 42 years of Service. Dr. Phil Stahlman has announced his retirement at the end of February. Reception on March 3rd from 2-4 p.m. at the Ag Research Center-Hays, 1232 240th Ave, Hays, KS.

Calendar of Events

Kansas Forest Service Hosts Tree Workshop in Protection
Tree workshop flyer
Join the Kansas Forest Service on Saturday, February 18, at 9:30 a.m. for a tree workshop at the Protection Library in Protection, KS.
Great Plains Grazing Offers Webinar on Prescribed Burning Basics
Prescribed burning is an important rangeland management tool used in Kansas. Walt Fick, Professor and Extension Rangeland Management specialist, will present “Prescribed Burning Basics,” a free webinar at 1:30 p.m. (CT) on Thursday, February 16, 2017.