Tuesday, September 20, 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
A book from a few years back still sparks my interest. It's less about being interesting and more about being interested.
From Extension Administration
Review sessions online before completing annual conference registration.
The position announcement for Department Head/State 4-H Program Leader has been approved and is currently posted on the Human Capital Services job postings.
Liquidation of the KSRE Resource Center Library makes resource books available.
Please follow the link in order to submit your online application to become an Epsilon Sigma Phi Alpha Rho Chapter member.
Pregnancy Analytics is a new mobile app developed by the Beef Cattle Institute at Kansas State University to help producers and veterinarians have easy access and update pregnancy information for cattle herds.
The Kansas 4-H Impact Evaluation results are now available. The results will help you better report your 4-H outcomes and impacts. We encourage you to use it for your annual performance review and other reporting needs.
Congratulations to the 2017 NELD - NC Delegates!
Local, Regional and Statewide Extension Events
2016 Kansas Out-of-School Conference registration is now open.
Extension Professional Trainings
Agents are invited to a soil health and vegetable crops professional development workshop on October 5 in Liberal. It is free and includes lunch.
This session will help you strengthen your understanding of youth development. You will learn to be more effective in planning and delivering youth development programs and learn strategies for how to effectively manage the 4-H program in your local unit
The deadline for submitting oral and poster session proposals for the 2017 National Urban Extension Conference is quickly approaching. Don't delay in submitting an application to share your story. Read the full Call for Proposals for details.
The DPO shares some information about our upcoming events.
Adriana Meneses, Junior in Animal Science and Industry, will be a George Washington Carver Spirit of Innovation and Service Award recipient.
Calendar of Events
Join Great Plains Grazing for the webinar, Improving Wheat Grazing Management Using Canopeo, on September 27, 2016 at 1:30 pm. More information and registration at http://www.greatplainsgrazing.org/webinars.html.
Field day at Ammons Tree Farm will feature Bill Reid, pecan production expert from Kansas State University.
The Master of Agribusiness (MAB) is hosting a free webinar, “Effective Leadership Strategies Across Generations” presented by Kevin Heikes, MAB alum and Vice President of Product for FarmLink. The webinar will be Thursday, September 29, at noon.