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

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

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

It’s Not Trivial Pursuit
Our mission is not a trivial pursuit. The next time one of our participants compliments you by saying they learned a lot, follow up both informally and formally with, “How will you use it?”

From KSRE Administration

Celebrate Agriculture Day with K-State Football
An important deadline for and information about our Celebrate Agriculture Day with K-State Football on Saturday, October 1, against Texas Tech.
Shout Out: Shane Potter
The Shout Out this week comes from Kimberly Williams, professor in the Department of Horticulture & Natural Resources; and is directed to Shane Potter, extension specialist in the Department of 4-H Youth Development.


KSRE Annual Conference - Proposals Welcome for Pre-Conference Research Symposia
KSRE Annual Conference - invitation for pre-conference research symposium proposals. Due July 20.
Help Us Recruit the Next KSRE Nutrition Extension Specialist
KSRE Nutrition Extension Specialist position announcement is now open.
Beef Cattle Information from the Experts
Cattle Chat Logo
Access practical beef cattle health, nutrition and economics information weekly by listening to Cattle Chat, a Beef Cattle Institute podcast, or signing up to receive the e-newsletter at bci@ksu.edu.


Congratulations Marty Draper! Distinguished Service Award - North Central Division of American Phytopathological Society
Dr. Marty Draper, right, receives his Distinguished Service Award from North Central APS Division President Loren Giesler
Congratulations to Dr. Marty Draper on earning the Distinguished Service Award from the North Central Division of the American Phytopathological Society.

Health and Wellness

The Community Health Corner
KFMC Health Equity Summit, Oct. 28
The Community Health Corner provides tools you can use to support Extension's Grand Challenge for Health.
Be Aware of Harmful Algal Blooms this Holiday Weekend
Dog drinking water courtesy Ty Vaughn
If you are planning on spending the Fourth of July holiday weekend near a water body, be aware of Harmful Algal Blooms, or HABs.

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