Tuesday, July 26, 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
As an extension professional, I believe it is helpful and good to be involved in various ways within your community that go beyond any connection to your work professionally.
From Extension Administration
August 1 is the deadline for KSRE Annual Conference award nominations.
What can we do when one of our K-State Research and Extension family members is grieving?
August 15 is the deadline for Epsilon Sigma Phi members to apply for program innovation or professional development grants.
The conference planning committee is currently accepting proposals for breakout session presentations. The Women Managing the Farm Conference takes place February 9-10 in Manhattan.
Keep your PDC members involved as you finalize action plans
Local, Regional and Statewide Extension Events
Kansas State University's Biological and Agricultural Engineering department, and KARTA will sponsor a "Planter School" on Monday, August 15, and a "Yield Monitor School" on Tuesday, August 16.
The 6-week MAPS Summer Bridge Program concluded last week and the KSRE Summer Research Fellowship Program is hosting their closing banquet this Thursday.
The “Space Exploration and the Mars Habitat” experience begins Friday, September 30, at 6 p.m., and will end on Saturday, October 1, 4 p.m, Kansas Cosmosphere, Hutchinson, KS.
Pre-register a team of two (age 9-13) youth for the 4-H Intermediate FCS Judging Contest at the Kansas State Fair on September 17. Pre-registration is due August 15.
A reminder about ordering hangtags for the Kansas State Fair by August 15.
2016 marks the third annual Prepare Kansas online challenge during the month of September. This year’s theme is food safety. New this year: the campaign will be delivered via the K-State Research and Extension Facebook page.
Calendar of Events
Join Great Plains Grazing for a free webinar at 1:30 p.m. on July 26, 2016. To register, please visit http://www.greatplainsgrazing.org/webinars.html.
Join us for FREE food, fun, and games on August 23.