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K-State Research and Extension
123 Umberger Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-3401

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

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

On Reports and Reporting
On October 5, your quarterly contact reports were due. While we are obligated as public servants to complete these reports, I want to thank all of you who completed your report in a timely fashion!


KEAA Meeting at Annual Conference
The Kansas Extension Agents Association (KEAA) will be meeting during Annual Conference on Wednesday, November 1, from 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Main Ballroom. For those with lunch tickets, a salad and baked potato bar will be available.
Spotlight is on Cover Crops at 2017 Agronomy Field Day, November 3
Cover crop
K-State will host the 2017 Agronomy Field Day on November 3, Ashland Bottoms near Manhattan.
URL for Tuesday Letter Changing next Monday
Beginning October 23, the Tuesday Letter will have a new URL. The way you submit articles will not be any different from the way you do it now. The home page doesn't change.

Local, Regional and Statewide Extension Events

Annual Conference Updates
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Check out additional information about annual conference events.

Human Resource Information

2018 Health Insurance Enrollment Information
October 1-31 is open enrollment for health, dental and vision insurances; and for flexible spending account; health savings account, or HSA; health reimbursement account, or HRA; and HealthyKids.

Extension Professional Trainings

KSRE Supports Social Media Professional Training
The Center for Rural Enterprise Engagement is hosting the second annual New-Media Marketing Boot Camp on February 27 and 28 in Manhattan. Extension professionals can attend the Boot Camp at a discounted rate.

Program Updates

Youth for the Quality Care of Animals Program Information
Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) is a new, national, multi-species livestock quality assurance program available for youth, ages 8-21. With the discontinuation of Youth PQA Plus at the end of 2017, this program is a viable option for youth LQA

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