Tuesday, July 17, 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
We have the opportunity to officially acknowledge the work of our colleagues at our annual conference via our 2018 Annual Conference Awards. We usually have two or three highly competitive nominations to choose from in most categories. That isn’t enough!
From Extension Administration
If someone you know went the extra mile on a certain project, program or activity – please nominate them for a Shout Out. Just send me an email with the name of the Extension professional or professionals and a brief description of why they are deserving.
Submit poster proposals by August 8.
Summertime means lots of driving, which is a perfect time to catch up on what your colleagues have said on The Extension Files podcast.
Grants are a vital piece of your community's funding puzzle. Funders and donors will invest in your project if you can state clearly:•What is the problem we are trying to solve?• What change is possible?
Vet Med ROCKS Summer Camp, set for August 7-10, is a series of day camps providing youth, ages 4th grade to pre-vet students, a hands-on and behind the scenes look at the K-State College of Veterinary Medicine.
On June 30, Kansas beef industry leaders gathered to announce the two-year Cattle Trace pilot project. This public-private partnership will develop and test a cattle disease traceability infrastructure, with hopes of development on a national scale.
Volunteer to share your time and expertise at the Kansas State Fair. Each day of the Fair will highlight a Program Focus Team (PFT).
Would you like to share your knowledge or expertise with youth at the Kansas Youth Leadership in a workshop? We are looking for workshop presenters for this year.
KACDEP award applications due August 30, 2018.
Looking for a way to get your local youth engaged around the topic of health? Register a team for the Kansas State Fair Family and Consumer Science Judging Contest by August 15!
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