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Vol. 8 – No. 17
August 22, 2008

Current Events

Oklahoma Market Gardening School: OSU, along with the Noble Foundation, and the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry, are combining efforts to provide the 2008 Oklahoma Market Gardening School. The eight-week course is scheduled to begin Sept. 30 and run weekly on Tuesday evenings through Nov. 18. The class will meet weekly at OSU-OKC and is geared toward established growers and those who are interested in exploring this enterprise. The concept of the class is to familiarize current and future fresh market producers with management, production, and marketing techniques for fresh produce. Registration is $60 per person. On-line registration is available at http://orangehub.okstate.edu/ustores/web/index.jsp. Click on the “Horticulture/Landscape” link. For more information, contact Stephanie Larimer at 405-744-5404 or stephanie.larimer@okstate.edu.


 Condolences to: Clay Jones, Bryan County Extension Educator, on the death of his mother. Francis Jones passed away Aug. 8. Funeral services took place Aug. 14 at the Bennington High School Auditorium. Cards may be sent to Clay at 2259 E. Rodeo Road, Durant, OK  74701.


Zhang Receives Award: Hailin Zhang, Professor, Plant and Soil Sciences, is the recipient of the 2008 Regents Distinguished Research Award. This prestigious recognition clearly reflects his dedication to research excellence in the Department of Plant and Soil Sciences at Oklahoma State University.



None to report 

Title Changes 

None to report 


Traci L. Naile, Coordinator, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, effective 8-17-08


August 29: Wheatland Stocker Conference (Enid)

September 10: Oklahoma State Fair Entry and Judging Day (Oklahoma City)

September 11-21: Oklahoma State Fair (Oklahoma City)

September 22: Oklahoma State Fair Exhibit Release Day (Oklahoma City)

September 23: The Wilderness of Grief, Finding Your Way (Tonkawa)

September 23: Tulsa State Fair Exhibit Entries and Judging Day (Tulsa)

September 24: “Living in the Shadows of the Ghosts of Grief" – Recognizing Symptoms of “Carried Grief” and Creating Interventions to Support “Catch Up” Mourning (Tonkawa)

September 25-October 5: Tulsa State Fair (Tulsa)

September 27: 4-H Football Game Day (Stillwater)

October 2-5: Southern Region Volunteer Forum (Rock Eagle, Ga.)

October 4: 4-H Centennial Road Trip (TBD by District)

October 5: Tulsa State Fair Exhibit Release Day (Tulsa)

October 9: 4-H Century III in-Service Training (Oklahoma City)

October 10: CE-FCS Ambassadors Awards Luncheon (Oklahoma City)

October 10: 4-H Club Management Systems In-Service (Oklahoma City)

October 14-15: Enhancing the Adoption of Organic Gardening (Oklahoma City)

October 15-17: Northwest District 4-H Leadership Conference (TBA)

October 15-17: Southwest District 4-H Youth in Action Conference (Oklahoma City)

October 15-17: Northeast District Youth in Action Conference (Gore)

October 22-23: OCES Secretaries Conference (Stillwater)

October 27-29: Southeast District Conference (TBA)

October 30: Southwest District 4-H In-Service (Lawton)

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