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

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

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

State 4-H Youth Development Update
Chris Onstad will be providing an update regarding the search for our next 4-H Youth Development program leader in this Tuesday Letter. We wanted to update you regarding ongoing State 4-H Youth Development office operations and staffing plans.
Read full announcement | Submitted by Rick Peterson and Gregg Hadley | May 10, 2022

From KSRE Administration

Shout Out: Andrea Burns and Ethel Schneweis
The Shout Out this week comes from Elaine Johannes, Associate Professor, Applied Human Sciences; and is directed to Andrea Burns, Ford County Director; and Ethel Schneweis, Family and Consumer Sciences agent in Ford County.
Applications Being Accepted for 4-H Program Leader
Announcing that applications are being accepted for State 4-H Program Leader.
Payment of Judging Fees to Extension Agents
Reminder to Extension agents about appropriate use of judging fees.

Local, Regional and Statewide Extension Events

Register for the National Rural Grocery Summit
The Rural Grocery Initiative is hosting the seventh biennial National Rural Grocery Summit on June 20-21 in Wichita. Register by May 15 to get the Early Bird rate.


Nelson Villoria Receives Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award to Brazil
The U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board are pleased to announce that Nelson Villoria, associate professor of agricultural economics at Kansas State University, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to Brazil.


Retirement Celebration in Honor of Gayle Price
Please join us for a retirement celebration in honor of Gayle Price.

Health and Wellness

The Community Health Corner
Community Health
The Community Health Corner provides tools and resources that can be used to improve health equity and well-being within communities.

Extension Professional Trainings

Grant Development and Management Professional Course - Available Summer 2022
Grant Development and Management summer 2022 flyer
Grant development and management online course for professionals available June 6-July 29, 2022.

Publications Update

Extension Updates
Learn more about planning for controlled burns and protecting your property from wildfire in these recently updated publications from the Kansas Forest Service.

New Hires/Exits

New Addition to the State 4-H Office
McKenzie Zimmermann will be the new 4-H Online Enrollment and Evaluation Program Coordinator.
Kansas Agricultural Mediation Services Welcomes Crystal Cosand
Crystal Cosand to join Kansas Agricultural Mediation Services.
Community Vitality State Specialist Position Announcement
Community Vitality State Specialist Position recruitment opens.

Calendar of Events