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Vol. 9 – No. 6
March 20, 2009

Announcements

Criswell and Luper Attend Conference: Jim Criswell, Pesticide Coordinator, and Charles Luper, Extension Associate, attended The Pesticide Stewardship Alliance Conference in Albuquerque, N.M., Feb. 23-24. Luper presented a paper on his activities with pesticide disposal and pesticide container collection. More than 350,000 pounds of pesticide have been properly disposed of through this program. In addition, more than 1 million pounds of pesticide containers have been recycled. Criswell attended programming dealing with new regulations on soil fumigants and electronic pesticide labels.

Condolences to: Cecilia Herrmann, Clerical Supervisor, on the death of her mother. Winona L. Hermann passed away March 13. Funeral services took place March 18 at Church of the Firstborn in Chandler. Cards may be sent to Cecilia at 1117 Arrington Pl., Stillwater, OK  74074.

Condolences to: The family of George Seals, retired Extension Agriculture Educator and CED, Washington County. He passed away March 14. Graveside services took place March 18 in Bartlesville. He retired from Washington County in 1984. 

PERSONNEL ACTIONS

Appointments

Valeri J. Evans, Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development, Kingfisher County, effective 3-23-09

Title Changes

Melanie Lynes-Matt, Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development and CED, Woodward County, effective 4-1-09 (was: Interim CED)

Separations

None to report

COMING EVENTS

March 21: 4-H WHEP Training (Stillwater)

March 21: Tree Fruit Field Day (Stillwater)

March 24: Southwest District OHCE Meeting (Elk City)

March 25: Nutrition Principles Core: Foods and Nutrients Working Together In Health Promotion (Centra)

March 27-28: Oklahoma Science Museum Jr. Lock-In (Oklahoma City)

March 27-28: Farm Transitions Conference (Alva)

March 31: Northeast District OHCE Meeting (Bartlesville)

April 1: Brush Control: Methods, Chemicals, Fire, and Wildlife (Ada)

April 1: Nutrition Principles Core: Planning a Healthful Diet (Centra)

April 2: Southeast District Speech Contest (McAlester)

April 6: 4-H Day at the Capitol (Oklahoma City)

April 7: Recycling and Illegal Dumping Education for Youth (Stillwater)

April 8: Economic Outlook and Updates (Ada)

April 8: Parenting Styles and Children’s Food Socialization (Centra)

April 11: Northwest District 4-H Meats Contest (Enid)

April 14: Growing Strong Families Impact Team: I Can Problem Solve/Raising a Thinking Child (TBA)

April 15: FEWB Spring In-Service (TBA)

April 15: Healthy Oklahoma Team Spring In-Service (Oklahoma City)

April 16-17: OEAFCS State Meeting (Oklahoma City)

April 17-22: The Woodward Lesser-Prairie Chicken Festival (Woodward)

April 18: State 4-H and FFA Horse Judging Contest (Stillwater)

April 23: 2009 4-H Curriculum Training (TBA)

April 24-25: Farm Transitions Conference (Alva)

April 29: DASNR Day at the Capitol (Oklahoma City)

April 29: Camping: Getting Back to the Basics (Stillwater)

April 30: Food Preparations in Challenging Times (Stillwater)

April 30: Healthy Communities 201 and Beyond (Oklahoma City)

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