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Wednesday, February 10, 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

Updates from the Associate Director
Daryl Buchholz
The updated 2016 Memorandum between KSU and the local Extension units is available for review and signature. And, THANK YOU for 100% reporting on the requested information from the Kansas legislature!

Local, Regional and Statewide Extension Events

Youth Development PFT Meeting, March 1-2
The Youth Development PFT is scheduled to meet March 1 – 2 in Wichita at the Sedgwick County Extension Office. Any Extension agent with Youth Development responsibilities in invited to attend.
Institute for Civic Discourse and Democracy - Talk Salina Event
In partnership with Talk Salina, K-State's Institute for Civic Discourse and Democracy will offer Foundations of Public Issue Facilitation, a one-day facilitator training workshop.
Call for Presentations / Abstracts
National Rural Grocery Summit V - Wichita, KSDeadline for submissions: March 15, 2016
4-H Sportfishing Tournament 2016
Fishing season will be here before we know it and it is time to be getting the 2016 4-H Sportfishing Tournament information out statewide.

News

$8.1 Million in Assistance Available to Plant Trees, Protect Streams and Fields
Eroded Streambank
The Kansas Forest Service, partnered with NRCS provides free technical assistance, in addition to $8.1 million in financial assistance to landowners who implement conservation practices, such as planting trees to control erosion and improve water quality.
Retirement Reception for Susan Jackson
Susan Jackson retirement reception

Extension Professional Trainings

Join Us For: "Together We Can( TWC!) Training for Healthy Relationships to Reduce Poverty
TWC logo
Join us for "Together We Can (TWC!)", Feb. 16-18 at Rock Springs 4-H Center. TWC! is an opportunity for community teams to be trained in nationally recognized healthy relationships curriculum with the aim of reducing poverty. Register by Feb. 11.
Pasture Burning Smoke Management and Air Quality Workshop Available in March
A workshop for pasture burning smoke management and air quality will be provided by the air quality specialists in the department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering. This year’s workshop will be updated with new data and recent research findings.
Read full announcement | From Zifei Liu | February 9, 2016

Diversity

K-State Black History Month Activities
The Kansas State University MANRRS Chapter is hosting a event to celebrate the first black graduates of Kansas State University.The Diversity Programs Office would also like to announce the events taking place on campus to commemorate Black History Month.

Calendar of Events