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

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Tuesday, February 12, 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

A Gloom Challenge
A Gloom Challenge: Tell a colleague how much you appreciate their work. Call that volunteer or volunteers that have been doing a great job and thank them for their effort. Let your board know that you appreciate their leadership and service.

From Extension Administration

Shout Out to Michelle Gieber
A huge shout out to Michelle Gieber for assisting 4-H Youth Development during a period of staff transition.
Every Third Friday - Let's Talk Extension, February 15
Please join us for Every Third Friday: Let's Talk Extension, Friday, February 2, 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Local, Regional and Statewide Extension Events

NW 4-H SpaceTech Day 2019
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Youth, parents and 4-H project leaders who want to learn more about 4-H SpaceTech projects through an interactive day should plan to join us for this learning opportunity.


Community Development is in Deb Andres' Blood
Deb Andres
Community Development is in Deb Andres’ blood. Growing up in an Extension family, she knew she wanted to be an Extension agent too, but it took a while to attain her goal.


Retirement Reception for Dan Rogers
Danny Rogers has served as an Extension Irrigation Engineer for K-State Research and Extension since 1977 and will be retiring March 1, 2019.

Extension Professional Trainings

Livestock PFT Spring Meeting
The Livestock Program Focus Team would like to invite you to our spring meeting set for March 19 and 20 in Quinter.


Diversity Programs Office Update
On Wednesday, the K-State MANRRS Chapter will present Dr. J. Ernie Minton, Interim Dean for the College of AG and interim Director for KSRE; and Dr. Zelia Wiley, Assistant Dean/Director for Diversity; with the 2019 Wallace Kidd Award.
Read full announcement | From Lonnie Hobbs, Jr. | February 12, 2019

Publications Update

Extension Update
Food safety
Food Safety for Produce Growers, now translated into Spanish, is available at the K-State Research and Extension Bookstore.

Program Updates

4-H and Open Horse Judges’ Certification Clinic Registration Open
Join us on Friday, April 12, in Colby for a 4-H and open horse judges’ certification clinic co-sponsored by the Colby Community College Equestrian program, K-State Research and Extension and Northwest Area 4-H.

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