Tuesday, December 6, 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 the all university campaign (AUC) wraps up, I want to express my sincere thanks to all who joined the ranks of donating to the KSU Foundation as an employee of Kansas State University.
From Extension Administration
Nominations for the K-State Excellence in Engagement awards are due February 1, 2017. An announcement of two awards will be made by approximately February 15. Any campus faculty, professional staff or Extension professional is eligible.
The Youth Development PFT recently received recognition from a national partner for their work on the Kansas 4-H Impact Study.
The North Central Region Aging Network is seeking everyone's input on aging-related needs in Kansas.
Post pictures of your decorated (natural) Christmas tree on the Kansas Forest Service Facebook page in the month of December, and be entered to win your choice of 25 bare root seedlings for the spring planting season!
Alternative meeting formats for PDC meetings require careful planning to keep PDC members interested and involved.
This is another summary from the Community Assessment Process in Southwest Kansas mixed methods study.
Local, Regional and Statewide Extension Events
The College of Agriculture will host Brady Deaton for a Global Food Systems Initiative seminar TODAY, December 6, at 1:30 p.m. in the Hemisphere Room of Hale Library on the fifth floor.
Please join us for the College of Agriculture and K-State Research and Extension Holiday Party being held on Wednesday, December 14, 2016.
KSRE is working with KDA and KDHE to hold four regional farmers market vendor workshops across the state in 2017 in Wichita, Olathe, Girard, and Hays. Scholarships are also available to attend.
FCS subject passionate people are needed to expand 4-H FCS Judging.
Health and Wellness
Healthy You Wellness Tip
Join this special Cooperative Extension Twitter chat/YouTube Live event to learn end-of-year financial planning strategies and suggestions for financial New Year’s resolutions on Tuesday, December 13, at noon CT.
A recap of recent and upcoming events which includes a MANRRS and College of Ag student winning the Miss Black & Gold pageant, this past weekend's Koch/Cargill College for a Day, and the annual MANRRS Study Hall.
Webinars about high tunnel economics and production practices will be offered on December 10 and 15.
I want to express my thanks to those of you that completed the “Financing the Future of 4-H” survey and/or attended the recent 4-H Program Rally presentation.
November Extension Agent Personnel Changes.
Calendar of Events