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Vol. 2 —  No. 3
February 8, 2002

Current Events

Sale Slated: Oklahoma Beef Inc., has slated the All Breed Bull Sale for March 28, 2002, at the OBI sale facility located eight miles west of Stillwater on Highway 51 at the intersection of Highway 51 and Highway 51C. For more information, contact John Evans, Extension Animal Breeding Specialist, at 405-744-6060, or jle@okstate.edu.

 

Announcements

Stiegler Honored: Jim Stiegler, Head, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, was selected as the 2002 Leader of the Year in Service to Oklahoma Agriculture by the Progressive Farmer magazine. The award recognizes his work in conservation tillage. The award is being presented today, February 8, at the Oklahoma Crop Improvement Association Meeting in Oklahoma City.

New Email Address: All email correspondence for Stan Ralstin, Area Extension Rural Development Specialist, should be sent to ralstin@okstate.edu.

Application Deadline: February 15 is the deadline to apply for the Lois Demond Fellowship, the Lucille Clark Scholarship, the Marilyn Burns Endowment, the Irma Manning and Grace Spivey Professional Development Scholarship, and the FCS Ambassador Program Development Grant. Applications should be sent to Dr. Lynda Harriman, 104 Human Environmental Sciences, Stillwater, OK  74078-6111. Application forms are available on the FCS web site at http://fcs.okstate.edu. Click on the Faculty Resources link on the left side of the page.

Condolences to: The family of Marjorie Baker, former clothing specialist at Oklahoma State University. She retired in 1980. She passed away December 19. Funeral services were held December 21 in Stillwater.

Personnel Actions

APPOINTMENT:

Rhonda S. Richmond, Extension Educator, FCS/4-H, Woodward County, effective 1-31-02

Robert B. Wilborn, Assistant Extension Specialist, Agricultural Economics, effective 2-1-02

SEPARATION:

N/A

TITLE CHANGE:

Amy J. Wallace, Extension Educator, Ag/4-H, Harmon County, effective 2-1-02  (was Program Aide, Greer County)  

TRANSFER:

Marty R. Montague, Extension Educator, 4-H, Choctaw County, effective 2-4-02  (was Extension Educator, 4-H, Tillman County)

Heather Winn, Extension Educator, 4-H, Cherokee County, effective 2-1-02   (was Extension Educator, 4-H, McCurtain County)

 

Coming Events

February 12: Co-Parenting Through Divorce Class (Blackwell)

February 13: Snow Date for Winter Ambassador Meeting (Oklahoma City)

February 16: OSU Horse Judging School (Stillwater)

February 16: Beef Groomers Training for OKC Spring Livestock Show (Stillwater)

February 17: 4-H Day at Cowgirl Basketball (Stillwater)

February 20: Southeast District CED Meeting (TBA)

February 21: In-Service – Food Safety in the Home (Oklahoma City)

February 21: In-Service – Lifestyles and Heart Health (Oklahoma City)

February 22-23: Southeast District 4-H Teen Lock-In (Poteau)

February 25-March 1: Kay County Jr. Livestock Show (Newkirk)

February 26: In-Service – Money Management (Altus)

February 27: In-Service – Family Economics Well-Being Basic Training (Clinton)

February 28: In-Service – Family Economics Well-Being Basic Training (Okmulgee)

 

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