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Volume 15, Number 23
November 20, 2015

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Presidential Environmental Youth Award: Any Extension Educators who have youth who have planned and completed an environmental project can apply for the Presidential Environmental Youth Award. Two winners will be announced from each state. Applications are available at http://go.usa.gov/cgpfm and are due by Dec. 31. Additional information also is posted on Lynn Malley’s Extension Sustainability Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/OkstateSolidWasteManagement/.

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:

  • ANSI-3930 The Most Important Nutrient
  • ANSI-3931 Optimizing Water Intake
  • VTMD-9136 Veterinary Feed Directive
  • CR-2143 2015 OSU Small Grains Variety Performance Tests

Revised publications include:

  • CR-7191 The Cereal Aphid Expert System and Glance ‘n Go Sampling for Greenbugs: Questions and Answers
  • CR-7192 Management of Insect and Mite Pests in Corn
  • CR-7194 Management of Insect and Mite Pests in Small Grains

Congratulations to: Linda Whitsett, Extension Administrative Support Specialist, Jefferson County, on the birth of her granddaughter. Madisyn Laine Dyer was born Nov. 7, weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 20 inches long. Madisyn is welcomed home by big brother Rhett. Proud parents are Chad and Leasha Dyer.

AWARDS

OEAFCS Members Recognized at National Meeting: Thirty-four OEAFCS members attended the recent NEAFCS annual meeting in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. Many of the educators attending the meeting gave presentations and received awards during the awards ceremony. Award winners include:

Human Development/Family Relationships Program Award – 1st place Southern Region and 2nd place National

·       Karen Armbruster

·       Jean Bailey

·       Cindy Conner – group leader

·       Rhonda DeVor

·       Recia Garcia

·       Liz Gardner-McBee

·       Lindsay Grace

·       Arleen James

·       Linda Latta

·       Carol Laverty

·       Lindsey Miner

·       Jessica Nickels

·       Gina Peek

·       Robyn Rapp

·       Joy Rhodes

·       Marcy Wichert 

Communications – Newsletter –  Gale Mills, Washington County - 2nd place Southern Region Winner

Distinguished Service Award – Gale Mills, Washington County

Continued Excellence Award – Radonna Sawatzky, Custer County

Susan Routh, Grady County, honored for her service as the Southern Region Director

PERSONNEL ACTIONS

Appointments 

None to report

Title Changes/Transfers

Josh Yates, Extension Educator, Agriculture/4-H Youth Development, Washington County, effective 11-2-15 (was: Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development, Creek County)


Separations/Retirements

None to report

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS 

OSU Campus

Assistant Director for Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Community Economic Development

Assistant/Associate Professor, Small Grains Specialist

Professor and Head, Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management

Assistant Professor, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Education


Family and Consumer Sciences

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, Cleveland County

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

Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development, Washita County


Area Positions

Area Extension Agronomy Specialist, Southeast District, (Ada)

Area Extension Agronomy Specialist, Northwest District, (Enid)

Area Agriculture Economics Specialist, Southwest District, (Duncan)

Area Coordinator Community Nutrition Education Program (CNEP), Pittsburg County, (McAlester)

Internal Applicants Only

Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development, Creek County

Extension Educator, Agriculture/4-H Youth Development, Garvin County

Extension Educator, Agriculture/4-H Youth Development, Jefferson County

Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development, Kay County

Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development, Oklahoma County

COMING EVENTS

November 20: Southwest District FCS In-Service (Oklahoma City)
November 24: Southwest District Timeline In-service (Oklahoma City)
November 27-December 1: National 4-H Congress (Atlanta, Georgia)
December 2: Monthly Home Energy Update (Adobe Connect)
December 3: Northwest Ag Educator In-service (Woodward)
December 3: 4-H Club Management System (Oklahoma City)
December 3: Annie’s Projects – Family and Farm Financial Management Workshop Series Targeted to Women in Agriculture (Oklahoma City)
December 3: Area Coordinator Training Meeting (Oklahoma City)
December 8: Environment Issue Team: Waste Update (TBA)December 11: Cooperative Conversations – Adobe Photoshop Advanced Editing (Adobe Connect)
December 12: Open and 4-H Show Management and Exhibitor Seminar (Stillwater)
December 12: CASNR Fall Commencement
December 15: OSU Winter Crop School (TBA)
December 15: Where Do Contaminants in Household Wastes Go? (TBA)
December 17: December Horticulture Update (Adobe Connect)

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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