Thursday, August 25, 2016
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 State Extension Advisory Council will be meeting with the Extension administrative team later this week in Parsons to discuss several important topics of interest.
From Extension Administration
The KSRE Annual Conference is scheduled for October 25-27, 2016 on the KSU campus. Based on feedback received, the committee is scheduling more time for breakout sessions from submitted proposals as well as invited presenters.
Help Wanted at the KSRE and COA Kansas State Fair Booths.
A free infograph available from Kansas Agricultural Mediation Services explains the legal and financial resources provided to producers, landowners and others in the ag community. Take this final opportunity to request an infograph for your office today!
Extension professionals interested in the NELD-NC program should submit their application by Friday, August 26.
Local, Regional and Statewide Extension Events
The Entrepreneurship subgroup of the Community Development PFT is hosting a monthly "First Friday" Zoom call. The next call is September 2, at 9 a.m.
2016 Kansas Out-of-School Conference registration is now open.
Human Resource Information
Health insurance plans are changing for 2017. Read an overview of changes ahead of October open enrollment and find out how you can learn more about how these changes will affect you.
Register for the State Employee Health Plan changes webinar.
Health and Wellness
Healthy You Wellness Tip
A look at upcoming events involving the Diversity Programs Office and/or the K-State MANRRS Chapter.
Please join the NE Area Extension Office staff for a retirement celebration honoring Dr. Dale Fjell, Extension Director, from 2-4 p.m., Friday, August 26, at Pottorf Hall, Riley County Fairgrounds, 1710 Avery Avenue, in Manhattan.
Calendar of Events
Great Plains Grazing is excited to host a free webinar by Dr. Barbara Brown, Oklahoma Cooperative Extension food specialist, TODAY, AUGUST 23, at 1:30 p.m. The webinar topic is "Does Climate Change Your Plate." Registration at: http://bit.ly/2bv7hGb.