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Douglas County

K-State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service. We are a partnership between Kansas State University and federal, state, and county government, with offices in every Kansas county.

Helping improve the quality of life for citizens by providing research based educational programs that address the Five Grand Challenges facing Kansans:

  • Community Vitality
  • Feeding the World
  • Growing Tomorrow’s Leaders
  • Health
  • Water

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Fuel Up 4 Summer: Summer Food Program

Field to Fork Day Camp Series

     Collective Impact

Community Health Plan 2015-2018

Community Check Box Evaluating System

What Is 'Policy, Systems and Environmental Change'?


KDA Lifts Ban on Poultry Exhibitions

Popular Resources


Living In The Country
Soil Testing Information

Commercial Incubator Kitchen

Commercial Incubator Kitchen Policies

Health and Nutrition

Health Insurance Smarts
Cupboard Approximate Storage Times
Ingredient Substitutions and Food Yields
Making Garlic and Herb Infused Oils at Home
Refrigerator Freezer Safe Food Storage Times
Weight-loss and Nutrition Myths

Home and Family

Kansas Radon Program


Kansas Healthy Yards & Communities
KSRE Horticulture How-to Videos
KSU Horticulture Information Center
Soil Testing Information
USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map Updated
Xeriscape Gardens


KSU News Briefs
Energy Conservation & Renewable Energy
Making A Difference For Kansans