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Tuesday, November 13, 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 Director for Extension

A Lot of Great and a Little Bad
Sunday was Veterans Day. While words cannot express enough appreciation for all that our past and present service members have done for our country, I offer a heart-felt “Thank you” on behalf of KSRE to all who have served, or are serving.

From Extension Administration

Shout Out: Southwest Regional Roundtable on Community Vitality Facilitators
This week’s Shout Out for the Southwest Regional Roundtable on Community Vitality Facilitators comes from the Director of the Huck Boyd National Institute for Rural Development - Ron Wilson.
PDC Orientation Resources
There are a number of resources available on the "Orienting PDC Members" web page.

News

Alpha Gamma Rho Fall Leadership Banquet
Alpha Gamma Rho will be hosting their 1st Annual Fall Leadership Banquet at the chapter house on December 1st.
Global Campus Course Offering
ag law and economics
Roger McEowen, a leading expert in agricultural law, will teach an online course set to begin in January 2019.

Human Resource Information

2018 Discretionary Day Must be Used by December 29, 2018
2018 Discretionary Day must be used by December 29, 2018.
Read full announcement | From Mary Gatza | November 13, 2018
No Vacation Leave Accrual with November 30 Paycheck
No vacation leave accrual with November 30 paycheck.
Read full announcement | From Mary Gatza | November 13, 2018

Technology

How to Get the Agriculture Today Audio Program on Your Phone
Ag Today cover art
Missed "Agriculture Today" when it was on the radio this morning? Don't worry, we've got a how-to video to walk you through the steps to download or stream the podcast version on your phone.

Publications Update

Extension Updates
A new fact sheet on choosing foods that decrease the risk of cancer and the revised 4-H scholarship application for 2019 are now available in the KSRE Bookstore.

Calendar of Events

From the KSRE Calendar
Upcoming Dates: November 13-15 Navigating Difference, Great Bend - November 29 4-H Program Rally, Wichita - January 30 KSRE Partnership Zoom Meeting, 7:00 p.m.