Tuesday, April 25, 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
Leadership development is about understanding your values, strengths, goals, capacities, and desires. I encourage you to jump when the opportunity presents itself.
From Extension Administration
Two candidates will interview for the department head of Animal Sciences and Industry position. You are invited to attend their seminars and provide feedback.
May 5, from 2 - 5 p.m., we will be hosting an open house for Mr. Wade Weber, Department Head for 4-H Youth Development.
Time for Landowners to Apply for the Leopold Conservation Award.
Please attend the USS Employee of the Year Recognition Ceremony.
Kansas NRCS has a new “Organic” web page.
Golden Prairie District moved the Gove County office to a newly renovated office in Grainfield on March 23.
Staff in K-State's Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Sustainable Intensification will host a conference on global food security challenges in Dakar, Senegal, April 24-26.
"Working with Elected Officials" provides tips to help Extension staff and volunteers learn about, support, and become advocates for K-State Research and Extension.
Human Resource Information
The State of Kansas is conducting a dependent audit for employees covering a dependent on their health insurance.
Health and Wellness
"TA-DA - Watch What Happens When Work Becomes Play" during the 2017 WorkWell Lawrence Symposium on May 3, 7:30 a.m. to noon at the Lied Center of Kansas in Lawrence.
"On Workers' Memorial Day, we remember and honor all work men and women who have lost their lives on the job."
Extension Professional Trainings
The PDC Workshops scheduled May 2 in Grainfield and May 4 in St. John have been cancelled. One day remains to register for workshops in Garden City and Parsons.
A professional development opportunity for agents to learn about soil health with specific applications to vegetable cropping.
Submit survey responses by May 1.
Look and see what students were voted to the The K-State Chapter of Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences (MANRRS) 2017-2018 executive board at last week's meeting.
Thank you for your kindness and sympathy at the time of my father's death.
Maureen Olewnik began work April 24 as the coordinator of the global food systems initiative.
Calendar of Events
David Lalman, Beef Cattle Specialist at Oklahoma State University, will present "Calving Season Management: Environmental Considerations for Cow/Calf Production Systems in the Southern Great Plains," a free webinar at 1:30 p.m. (CT) on Thursday, April 27.