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Tuesday, November 21, 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

Thanksgiving
Have a wonderful Thanksgiving everybody!

From Extension Administration

Grant Writing Workshops for Extension Agents
Soliciting external funds has become more important to Extension agents each year. Pursuing grants is one of the common processes that can be used to solicit funding to help with Extension programming.

Local, Regional and Statewide Extension Events

Retirement Reception for Mark Ploger
Retirement reception announced for Mark Ploger, December 21.
Read full announcement | From Jodi Drake | November 21, 2017

News

Dollars Available to Communities to Address Healthy Food Access
Onaga Grocery Store
More than 30 percent of Kansas counties do not have access to healthy, affordable food within a reasonable distance of their home. The Kansas Healthy Food Initiative brings new funding to meet this need. Join the First Friday e-Call December 1.
CFTC and Kansas State University Announce 2018 Agricultural Commodity Futures Conference
Soybean futures are among the topics to be discussed at a new conference.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Center for Risk Management Education and Research at K-State will jointly host an event next April called “Protecting America’s Agricultural Markets: An Agricultural Commodity Futures Conference."

Diversity

Diversity Programs Office Update
Happy Thanksgiving!!

Technology

CMS Training to be Offered in Sedgwick County
CMS Training to be offered in Sedgwick County

Program Updates

2018 4-H FCS Judging
Ready to get your local youth engaged with the KSRE challenge of Health? Family and consumer science judging is a hands-on, team learning experience that can engage your youth participants with the Health challenge.

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