Marilyn Pence Galle, Manhattan, was one of 14 inductees from across the country recognized in October by the National 4-H Hall of Fame in Chevy Chase, Maryland.
Galle has volunteered as a club and project leader, served on the McPherson County Extension Council, worked as a 4-H Program Committee Leader, and chaired the McPherson County 4-H Advisory Committee. She joined the Kansas 4-H Foundation board in 1984, serving as chair from 2000 to 2004. For three decades she has provided counsel to the Rock Springs 4-H Center Advisory Committee, and she’s among the top lifetime donors to the Kansas 4-H Foundation.
Kansans who want to use the ACA Health Insurance Marketplace for 2015 coverage should begin planning now. The Affordable Care Act enrollment period lasts from Nov. 15, 2014, to Feb. 15, 2015. Consumers can explore their options online at healthcare.gov
Medicare and many private insurers use a fall enrollment period for clients to renew or change coverage, so it's a good time for everyone to consider health needs for the coming year.
Manhattan will be the site of the Governor’s Conference on the Future of Water in Kansas
, November 12–13. The conference, in its third year, brings together scientists, water managers, governmental officials, environmental organizations, irrigators, and interested citizens. Registration is limited and available online
or by mail.
The Sunflower Supreme Replacement Heifer Program — a joint effort of K-State Research and Extension and the Kansas Department of Agriculture — provides research-based management practices for beef cattle producers. The program is intended for Kansas producers who want to improve management and marketability of heifers. An inaugural sale is set for Friday, Nov. 14, in Parsons.