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

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

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

As We Enter Week Two…
Last week we were quickly adapting our personal and professional lives to the COVID-19 challenge. I want to thank all of you for so quickly adapting to our new workstyle, protocols, and guidelines.

From KSRE Administration

To Local K-State Research and Extension Councils, Partners, and Clientele
Following these protocols is for the benefit of the communities we work with, as well as our fellow colleagues.
Shout Out: Erin Yelland
I would like to recognize Dr. Erin Yelland, Extension Specialist, Adult Development and Aging, for her leadership and work with the North Central Region Aging Network (NCRAN). Erin was instrumental in the establishment of the NCRAN in 2016.
Practicing Zoom Etiquette
After participating in four Zoom meetings in one day for a total of seven hours it became apparent that we all need a reminder about some basic etiquette for video conferencing.

Health and Wellness

Tuesday Health & Wellness Tidbits - from Your Rural Stress Transdisciplinary Team
The Rural Stress Transdisciplinary Team reminds KSRE employees to take time each day to "put on your airmask first." In this week's all new Tuesday Health and Wellness Tidbit, learn what is available to you through your SEHP Employee Assistance Program.

Extension Professional Trainings

KSRE Digital Delivery Video Course Now Available in Canvas
This course was developed for agents and specialists to continue—and in some cases start—developing cutting-edge digital programming for increased engagement and broader impacts across the state and nation.
Tips for Using Social Media--Recording of Every Third Friday Available
The recording of Tips and Tricks for Social Media, the March Every Third Friday Zoom, is now available.

Program Updates

4-H Camp 2020
Information pertaining to the 2020 4-H camping season.
Master Farm Families - Plan for 2020 Selections!
Daryl Buchholz
The Master Farm Families for 2019 were recently honored at a banquet in Manhattan on March 13, 2020. Begin now thinking of who in your district/county should be nominated for potentially becoming a Master Farm Family 2020.

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