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Vol. 11 – No. 7
April 8, 2011



OSU Community Field Day: If you want to learn more about agriculture, make plans to attend the OSU Community Field Day TOMORROW, April 9, from 9:00 a.m. to noon at the OSU Agronomy Farm. Discover how agriculture impacts your life, from the jeans you wear to the food you eat. Learn more about the exciting science farmers use to produce food, fuel, fiber, and feed. Faculty members in the Department of Plant and Soil Sciences will be on hand to teach you about your relationship with agriculture. For more information visit http://pss.okstate.edu, or contact Sarah Lancaster at 405-744-3525, or via e-mail at sarah.lancaster@okstate.edu.


Congratulations to: Vicky Smart, Garfield County NEA, on the birth of her granddaughter. Lilly Grace Glen was born March 23, weighed 3 pounds, 16 ounces, and was 21 inches long. Proud parents are Kris and Casey Glen.

Condolences to: Tracy Lane, Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development, Tulsa County, on the death of her father. Donnie Donahoo passed away April 3. Funeral services took place April 6 in Enid. Memorials may be made to the Lions Club Foundation through Anderson-Burris Funeral Home. Cards may be sent to Tracy in care of the Tulsa County Extension Office, 4116 E. 15th St., Tulsa, OK  74112.



None to report

Title Changes

Brenda Hill, Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Sciences/4-H Youth Development, Cleveland County, effective 3-1-11 (was: Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development, Cleveland County)

Debra Gaines, Program Assistant, Delaware County, effective 4-1-11 (was: Program Assistant, Ottawa County)

Joy Rhodes, County Extension Director, Blaine County, effective 4-1-11 (was: Interim County Extension Director, Blaine County)


Amy Hoey, Extension Assistant, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, effective 4-15-11 


April 8: Cooperative Conversations: Bringing Tablets to the Table (Centra)

April 8: OK-FIRE Workshop (Norman)

April 8: OEAFCS State Meeting (Oklahoma City)

April 9: State 4-H/FFA Judging Contest (Stillwater)

April 9: Community Field Day (Stillwater)

April 11: Oak Decline and Other Tree Health Issues (McAlester)

April 11: Winter Canola Field Tours (Alfalfa, Kingfisher, and Canadian Counties)

April 12: Winter Canola Field Tours (Harmon/Jackson, Comanche, Cotton, and Stephens Counties)
April 13: Winter Canola Field Tours (Noble, Oklahoma, Grady, and Caddo Counties)

April 13: Oklahoma AgrAbility: Assisting Farmers, Ranchers, and Their Families (Oklahoma City)

April 13: Oak Decline and Other Tree Health Issues (Clinton)

April 13: Northeast District Agricultural In-Service Training (Muskogee)
April 14: Winter Canola Field Tours (Dewey, Blaine, Major, and Garfield Counties)

April 14: 2011 4-H Curriculum Training (Stillwater)

April 14: Gardening with Disabilities Conference (Stillwater)

April 19: 4-H Day at the Capitol (Oklahoma City)

April 19-20: Oklahoma Sustainable Agriculture Summit (Stillwater)

April 21: Redlands Community College Interscholastic (El Reno)

April 23: EOSC Meats and Livestock Evaluation Contest (Claremore)

April 25: Web Presence Strategies for Small Communities and Local Governments (TBA)

April 26: News Educator Orientation (Stillwater)

April 27: How to Grow Teff in Oklahoma: Tips and Tricks (Webinar)

April 27: DASNR Day at the Capitol (Oklahoma City)

April 27: Current Issues in Agricultural Economics (Centra)

April 28: Winter Canola Field Tour (Lahoma)

April 29-30: State 4-H Livestock Judging Contest (Stillwater)

April 30: Southeast District Shooting Sports Contest – Air Rifle/Archery (McAlester)

May 2: Soil Acidity: Impact on Plant Growth and Herbicide Effectivity (Centra)

May 3: Multimedia Communications Training (Muskogee)

May 3: Demonstration of Renewable Energy Trailer (Muskogee)

May 4: Preventing Childhood Obesity: Age Appropriate Physical Activity Infancy through Adolescence (Centra)

May 5: Teen Action and Growth – T.A.G. You’re It (TBA)

May 7: Southeast District Shooting Sports Contest (Ada)

May 10: Current Issues in Agricultural Economics (Centra)

May 11: Building Entrepreneurial Communities, Part I: What are They? (Centra)

May 12: 4-H Sportfishing (Stillwater)

May 13: Cooperative Conversations: Microsoft Security Essentials (Online)

May 17-18: Southeast District Extension Conference (TBA)

May 19: County Extension Directors’ Training (Stillwater)

May 21-21: Discover Unlimited (Stillwater)

May 25: Building Entrepreneurial Communities, Part II: How Do You Build It? (Centra)


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