Tuesday, September 19, 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
Sunday, the 2017 Kansas State Fair ended. It was a time for families to come together, youth and adults to submit and display their various projects, merchants to showcase their products, and entertainers to showcase their talent.
From Extension Administration
Recently, people posted hate literature at Kansas State University. I posted in the August 15 Tuesday Letter a piece called "Thoughts Following Charlottesville."
The First Friday Entrepreneurship Call: “USDA Rural Development financing available for local communities and businesses” is open for community participation.
It is time to join Epsilon Sigma Phi for the upcoming year. Epsilon Sigma Phi includes a cross-section of Extension professionals and promotes professionalism. Epsilon Sigma Phi is open to all Extension professionals.
Local, Regional and Statewide Extension Events
Annual conference registration is posted, including two pre-conference events.
If you are programming for children in out of school time, this training is for you. This one-day conference brings together out-of-school time programs, partners, advocates, and educators from around the state to learn, network, and celebrate.
Now is the time to volunteer to host the 2019 Board Leadership Training for any member of a board or commission in your area.
Dr. Peters, a scholar in community-engagement and full professor at Cornell's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences will visit K-State. He will hold a special session for K-State Research and Extension on Wednesday, September, 20, 1:30-3:30 at KDA.
Extension Professional Trainings
Dates for KSRE Mentor training this fall have been moved to Spring 2018
Health, access to care and health insurance affect the vitality of agricultural enterprises and farm and ranch families, according to results from a national research project funded by the USDA.
Coming in 2018, K-State Research and Extension will roll out a Master Community Facilitator Curriculum and Training targeted to community teams of volunteers and designed to be led by a K-State Research and Extension Local Unit Agent.
Calendar of Events