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Volume 15, Number 14
July 10, 2015

 

CURRENT EVENTS

McCarthick Set to Retire: Ginny McCarthick, Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Sciences/4-H Youth Development, and CED, Johnston County, will be retiring from the OSU Cooperative Extension Service. Please join in the celebration honoring her 25 years of service to Extension. A retirement party is slated July 29, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Johnston County fair barn in Tishomingo.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

OAE4-HA Members Elect New Officers: While attending the Oklahoma Association of Extension 4-H Agents state meeting recently, members elected the 2015-2016 officers. New officers include:

  • President – Wendi Powell
  • President-elect – Cathleen Taylor
  • Vice-president – Sara West
  • Secretary – Julie Staiger
  • Treasurer – Kayla Swanson
  • Southwest District Director – Liz Taylor
  • Northwest District Director – Megan Klinnert
  • Northeast District Director – Leslie Lewis
  • Southeast District Director – Becky Walker
  • Past-president – Daniel Neely

New/Updated Publications on PODS: There are a number of new and updated publications available on the Print on Demand System at http://osufacts.okstate.edu/docushare/dsweb/HomePage. New publications include:

  • AGED-1056 Benefits and Concerns Associated with Aerobic Treatment Systems (ATS)

Revised publications include:

  • CR-1044 Broadband Infrastructure and Adoption in Oklahoma: 2015 Edition
  • AGEC-788 Tax Consequences of Weather Related Sale of Livestock
  • EPP-7019 External Parasites of Goats
  • AGEC-940 Tax Aspects of Leasing
  • AGEC-239 IFMAPS: A Partner in Farm Financial Planning
  • HLA-6211 Propagation of Fruit and Nuts by Seed
  • HLA-6228 Annual Pruning of Fruit Trees
  • AGEC-1017 Water Rate Structure: A Tool for Water Conservation in Oklahoma
  • HLA-6251 Pecan Crop Load Management

Congratulations to: Courtney Keck, Extension Educator, Horticulture, Canadian County, and her husband, Davis, on the birth of their son. Leif Solomon Keck was born June 29, weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 22 inches long.

Congratulations to: Mary Ann McCarley, Area Extension Administrative Support Specialist, and her husband, David, on the birth of their granddaughter. Raygan Elise was born June 30, weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 19 inches long. She is welcomed home by her big brother, Kade, and her parents, Clay and Kelsie McCarley.

Condolences to: Mike Davis, Communications Specialist, Agricultural Communications Services, on the death of his mother. Marie Davis passed away June 30. Funeral services took place July 6 at Davis Family Funeral Home Chapel in Dewey. Memorials may be made to the Washington County Nutrition Program, 301 E. Angus Ave., Dewey, OK  74029.  

        PERSONNEL ACTIONS

        Appointments 

        Lindsey Davidson, Marketing Coordinator/Social Media, Agricultural Communications Services, effective 6-22-15

        Title Changes/Transfers

        None to report


        Separations/Retirements

        Hilary Woody, Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development, Jackson County, effective 6-5-15

        LaDell Emmons, Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Sciences/4-H Youth Development, Pittsburg County, effective 7-14-15

        Carolyn Clifton, CNEP Area Coordinator, Southeast District, effective 7-24-15

        Gage Milliman, Extension Educator, Agriculture/4-H Youth Development, and CED, Washington County, effective 7-30-15

        VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS 

        Family and Consumer Sciences

        Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Sciences/4-H Youth Development, McCurtain County
        Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Sciences/4-H Youth Development, Mayes County
        Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Sciences/4-H Youth Development, Nowata County


        4-H Youth Development
         

        Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development, Comanche County
        Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development, Payne County
        Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development, Texas County (3/4 time)

        Horticulture

        Extension Educator, Horticulture, 4-H Youth Development, Oklahoma County

        Agriculture

        Extension Educator, Agriculture/4-H Youth Development, Comanche County
        Extension Educator, Agriculture/4-H Youth Development, Cotton County
        Area Agriculture Economics Specialist, Southwest District

        COMING EVENTS

        July 10: Fillable Forms in Acrobat (Adobe Connect)
        July 12-14: OHCE State Meeting (Norman)
        July 14: Agricultural Economics – Current Issues
        July 14-16: OSU Big 3 Field Days (Stillwater)
        July 16: Smart Irrigation Seminar (Oklahoma City)
        July 16: July Horticulture Update (Adobe Connect)
        July 18: 4-H .22 Rifle/.22 Pistol Contest (Arcadia)
        July 22-24: 94th State 4-H Roundup (Stillwater)
        July 30: Hunger and Horticulture Conference (Stillwater)
        August 4: Southeast District 4-H In-service (TBA)
        August 5: Cotton 101 – Cotton Production and Management (Altus)
        August 5: Monthly Home Energy Update (Adobe Connect)
        August 6: Healthy Home Solutions Grab’n’Go Toolkit: Lesson 8 Asthma and Allergies (Adobe Connect)
        August 6-7: Women in Agriculture and Small Business Statewide Conference (Oklahoma City)
        August 8: 4-H Muzzleloader Contest (Arcadia)
        August 14: Cooperative Conversations (Adobe Connect)
        August 20: August Horticulture Update (Adobe Connect)
        August 29: 4-H Sporting Clays (Guthrie)

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

         


         

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