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Upcoming Meetings in the River Valley District!


FARM BILL INDIVIDUAL CONSULTATIONSFarm Bill Meeting logo

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Friday - January 17
     Belleville - Republic County Courthouse Commissioner's Room
        *Please call for an appointment (785-527-5084)

Friday - January 24
    
Washington - Health Department
         *Please call for an appointment (785-325-2121)

Friday - January 31
   
  Clay Center - RVD Extension Office Meeting Room
         *Please call for an appointment (785-632-5335)

Please call the phone numbers listed to schedule your appointment today with John Forshee and Brett Melton - for questions relating to the 2018 Farm Bill please contact Brett Melton at 785-243-8185 or John Forshee at 785-632-5335

*Producers wanting an individual consult should obtain a FSA Form 156EZ for each farm number and complete the OSU-KSU 2018 Farm Bill Decisions Tool Inputs form that is the insert to the RVED January 2020 newsletter (found here!)

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"FARM FINANCIAL SKILLS FOR WOMEN IN AG" WORKSHOP SERIES"FARM FINANCIAL SKILLS FOR WOMEN IN AG" flyer

Wednesdays - January 15, 22, 29 & February 5

5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Republic County 4-H Building
NCK Free Fairgrounds
901 O Street
Belleville, KS  66935

Kansas State University and the River Valley Extension District will host a four-part series of workshops focused on helping women sharpen their farm financial management skills.  The series will include a combination of broadcasted keynote and local speakers.  Local K-State Research & Extension agents, Monica Thayer, Kelsey Hatesohl and Brett Melton will serve as hosts for the program and facilitate the hands-on activities and discussions.  Dinner will be served at each location to start each of the four sessions.

 Registration Information:  REGISTRATIONS IS FULL!!

$40 per person for the entire 4-session series 
*Local Scholarships may be available*
(The fee covers all meals and program materials)

Register for the series by visiting:  www.AgManager.info under "Events" or contact the River Valley Extension District - Belleville Office at 785-527-5084

REGISTRATION DEADLINE is DECEMBER 31st!!

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EVERYDAY MINDFULNESSEveryday Mindfulness flyer

February 18

     10:00 a.m.  - Washington at the God Shepherd Lutheran Church
      2:00 p.m. - Clay Center at the Extension Office Meeting Room

February 19

     10:00 a.m. - Concordia at the Courthouse Meeting Room
      2:00 p.m. - Belleville at the Public Library

What is it to be mindful?  We will talk about awareness and discuss ideas that help us better cope with difficult thoughts
and feelings that cause stress and anxiety in everyday life.

Questions?  Contact Sonia Cooper, RVED Food, Nutrition & Health Agent, at 785-632-5335

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BUILDING BLOCKS OF BABYSITTING

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Monday - March 9
     Washington
- FNB Bank

Thursday - March 12
     Concordia -
Resource Center

Friday - March 13
     Belleville - 4-H Building

Wednesday - March 18
     Clay Center - 4-H Conference Center

Open to youth that have completed 6th grade and higher.

*Registration details and more information will be released in February*

Being a babysitter is a great opportunity, but caring for a child is also a very big responsibility.
Attend "Building Blocks of Babysitting" so you have the foundation to be the best babysitter possible!
Topics covered will include ages and stages of children, basic firs aid and emergency procedures,
activity ideas and more!

Presented by Monica Thayer and Sonia Cooper, Agents for the River Valley Extension District

If you have any questions, please contact Monica at 785-527-5084

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DOWNSIZING PROGRAM

Thursday - March 12 - 10:00 a.m.
     Clay Center
- Extension Office Meeting Room  (785-632-5335)

Thursday - March 12 - 2:00 p.m.
     Washington
- TBA (785-325-2121)

Friday - March 13 - 10:00 a.m.
     Belleville
- Public Library (785-527-5084)

Friday - March 13 - 2:00 p.m.
     Concordia
- Courthouse Basement Meeting Room  (785-243-8185)

Make your life easier by decluttering.  Clutter has negative effects on your mental and physical health, too.

Deanna Turner, District Extension Agent, will be presenting the program.

*Please pre-register by calling your local Extension Office if you plan to attend!

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