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

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

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 Director for Extension

Extension Administration Search & Screen Updates and August 27 Partnership Meeting
This week we can finalize our Northwest and North Central Regional Local Unit Extension Director Search and Screen Committee. We can also finalize the Associate Director for Extension Programs Search and Screen Committee.

From KSRE Administration

Shout Out: Jana McKinney and the Adult Development and Aging Program Focus Team
This week’s Shout Out comes from Dr. Erin Yelland and goes out to Jana McKinney and the rest of our Adult Development and Aging Program Focus Team.
Every Third Friday: Let's Talk Extension - August 16, 1:30 p.m.
The next session of Every Third Friday: Let's Talk Extension will be held Friday, August 16.
2020 University Holiday Schedule
The 2020 State of Kansas Employee Holiday Schedule has been released.

Local, Regional and Statewide Extension Events

Agricultural Research Center in Hays Hosts Fall Field Day on August 21
K-State experts will provide updated management strategies on many Kansas crops during the free field day.


Resources Available to Help Recruit Board and PDC Members
Board/PDC Recruitment Module Available.
Check Out the Latest KSRE Blogs
K-State Research and Extension has a lot of moving parts (and people) doing great work across the state. KSRE blogs are some of the ways to keep up with what our friends and colleagues are doing. Check out the latest KSRE Blogs.


Jodi Besthorn's Retirement Celebration
Join us to celebrate Jodi Besthorn's Extension career. She has been a part of K-State Research and Extension for 39 years.
Kendra Stover, Shawnee County EFNEP Nutrition Assistant, to Retire
Kendra Stover is an employee with K-State Research and Extension - Shawnee County. She is retiring August 30 and we are planning a celebration on Wednesday, August 21, from 4 to 6 p.m. in our office.
Farewell Reception for Rhonda Gordon
Farewell Reception for Rhonda Gordon

Volunteer Opportunities

Achieving the Extension Mission Through Volunteers - Professional Development Opportunity
Achieving the Extension Mission Through Volunteers, is an online cohort course designed to build staff and organizational capacity around volunteer management and development. The course targets Extension professionals across all subject matter areas.

Human Resource Information

Reminder About Worker's Comp Coverage
Worker's compensation coverage is something we usually don't think about until we need it, but when an accident occurs on the job, information about how to receive treatment for injuries is important.

Extension Professional Trainings

NCRCRD Webinar to Feature NCRAN
Wondering what those acronyms mean? The North Central Regional Center for Rural Development (NCRCRD) will be featuring the North Central Region Aging Network's (NCRAN) grant-funded work and multi-state collaboration in an upcoming webinar.
Livestock PFT Program Planning Meeting
The Livestock PFT Program Planning Meeting will be August 27 in Great Bend. All agents planning livestock programs are welcome to attend.

Calendar of Events