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K-State Research and Extension
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Manhattan, KS 66506-3401

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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

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

One of the Worst Four Letter Words Ever
I have noticed that one of the worse four letter words in the English language is used way too frequently by Extension professionals and volunteers: J-U-S-T. That’s right, “just.” It is one of the most self-limiting and belittling words ever.

Local, Regional and Statewide Extension Events

NW Judging AKA "Super Saturday" is March 10
Super 4-H Logo
Join us for a fun filled day of learning opportunities for all ages - Super 4-H Saturday, March 10, in Hays has something for everyone! Judging contests, hands on workshops and a 4-H Volunteer Gathering. Judging contests are open to 4-H and FFA members.


Share Your Experiences with Future K-Staters
K-State College of Agriculture is looking for Alumni who were also active in 4-H to feature on our website. Feel free to complete the form yourself or forward it to someone you know!
Economic Gardening- A Revenue Growth Strategy for Second Stage Businesses
Economic Growth
On March 2, our First Friday e-Call at 9:30 a.m. is on Economic Gardening, an innovative, entrepreneur-centered, growth strategy focused on providing tools to cultivate second-stage businesses.
EIN Documentation for 4-H Clubs
Banks are now required to have an official letter or form on file from the IRS with the 4-H club’s EIN. 4-H Clubs may reach out to the Extension office upon being contacted by a bank for the appropriate documentation if they don't have it on file.

Health and Wellness

Walk Kansas Registration Open
You can earn 4 Health Quest credits for participating in Walk Kansas this year and registration is free for KSRE employees.

Extension Professional Trainings

Revamp, Revitalize and Re-energize County Fairs Webinars
Plan to join us for a series of ZOOM Webinars to help you think about ways to Revamp, Revitalize and Re-energize your county fair. All will start at 9:15 a.m. and last no longer than 1 hour.
March Livestock PFT Meeting
The Livestock PFT invites you to join them at the spring professional development meeting, March 27 & 28 in McPherson, KS. Reserve your place by March 6 by contacting Shad Marston, smarston@ksu.edu, 620-241-1523.

Program Updates

Info Webinar Planned for 4-H FCS Judging - March 6 | 10 a.m.
Learn more about the 2018 4-H FCS Judging "health" contest aspects. This is a great way to get local youth connected and working together to address local health related topics.

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