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

Tuesday, June 25, 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

Congratulations and That Season is Upon Us!
Let’s start out with a heartfelt “Congratulations!” to Dr. Ernie Minton. Dr. Minton was named as our Director of K-State Research and Extension and Dean of the College of Agriculture.

From Extension Administration

Shout Out: Eva Peterson
This week’s Shout Out comes to us from Aimee Hawkes: “I would like to submit Eva Peterson for a Tuesday Letter Shout Out. She joined us in September in the middle of fall tree sales, and immediately became part of the team.
Let's Talk Extension - Zoom Recording Available
Recording from June 21st - Let's Talk Extension is available.


Check Out the Latest Better Kansas Blog
The new Better Kansas blog has been posted. Keep those ideas coming!
Seeking Communicator of the Year Nominations
Do you know an exceptionally good communicator who consistently conveys K-State Research and Extension information to the public and to the media? Consider nominating him or her as the 2019 Communicator of the Year.


Come and Go Reception for Erin Petersilie
We wish to thank Erin for her service to the Walnut Creek Extension District and wish her well as she begins a new job.

Volunteer Opportunities

Seeking Workshop Presenters for the Kansas Youth Leadership Forum
Do you have a leadership workshop to share with a teenage audience? We are seeking workshop proposals for the Kansas Youth Leadership Forum.

Human Resource Information

K-State Offers Paid Parental Leave
K-State will have a new paid parental leave benefit effective July 1.

Publications Update

Research Updates
Cover to the 2018 Kansas Summer Annual Forage Hay and Silage Variety Trial
This week's update is a report of forage variety trials across Kansas.

New Hires/Exits

Local Unit Audit Positions are Being Filled
Shay Strubinger has joined the K-State Research and Extension Business office as Assistant Auditor.

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