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Douglas County

K-State Research and Extension Douglas County 
2110 Harper Street
Lawrence KS 66046

Hours: 8 am - 5 pm
Monday - Friday



Bus Routes to Our Office

Bus Route Options: Route 1 & 5

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Public Statement of Equity and Justice (pdf)

Extension Strategic Plan

Our 2023-2025 Strategic Plan for making K-State Research & Extension Douglas County grow and thrive with and for the community is here! Click below to learn more!

2023 - 2025 Strategic Plan of K-State Research & Extension 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.

Not a Douglas County, KS resident? See your County's extension office, here K-State Research and Extension - Statewide Locations  

Today's Highlighted 

Welcome to Today's Highlighted! Clicking the headers or images below will take you to their registration pages or to more information about them! We hope you take the time to look at as well as consider our programs and opportunities! We take time to ensure they are all fueled by information you can trust and our passion for making Douglas County a better place to live! 

Volunteer Week April 21 - 27

We always appreciate our volunteers but this week is extra special! Everyday we will be highlighting and saying thank you to our volunteers! 

4-H Youth Development Volunteers Week Shout-out!
We are thankful for our Douglas County Kansas 4-H & Youth Development Club Leaders and their dedication to the Douglas County 4-H Program! 4-H Club leaders help members grow and reach their fullest potential by supporting them and providing positive and meaningful learning experiences. For more about 4H and to see the results of all they do, be sure to visit their page!
4h club leaders volunteers being highlighted
Extension Master Gardeners Volunteers Week Shout-out!
Welcome to Volunteers Week! Today we highlight and thank our Extension Master Gardeners! Thank you for joining our community of gardeners and helping us continue to achieve the Extension Master Gardener mission to share research-based, horticultural information with residents of Douglas County, in partnership with K-State Research and Extension. To learn more about our Extension Master Gardener program and all the good work they do, click https://tinyurl.com/dgco-emg.

collage of extension master volunteers being highlighted

We're hiring for a SNAP-Ed Nutrition Educator here in Douglas County! Help support Kansans in leading healthy lives & improving food security! Click the link below for more information or to apply! https://tinyurl.com/snap-ed-nutr-edu-job Not the best fit for you? Share with a friend who may be! We'd love for you to be a part of our team!
As a SNAP-Ed Nutrition Educator, I’m excited to help others learn about nutrition and the impact that food has on their everyday lives. Apply to be a  SNAP-Ed Nutrition Educator Learn more at: www.ksre.k-state.edu/about/careers Full Time Lawrence, KS $16.25-20.25/hour K-State Careers #516928 Kansas State University is an equal opportunity employer.  A criminal background check is required.
Have you registered as yet? Our Summer Youth Programs for 2024 are here but you have to register by May 31st to participate!
Click the following link for more information or to register! https://tinyurl.com/summer2024youth-programs

Summer Enrichment Opportunities 2024 Grades 3rd - 5th For school year 2024 - 2025 June 11, 18, & 25 8:30 am - 12:00 pm Health & Wellness Agent Kaitlyn P. 4H Youth Development Agent Nickie H. Culinary Kids 2024 Grades PreK - 2nd For school year 2024 - 2025 June 27 & 28 8:30 am - 12:00 pm Clover Camp 2024 Grades 3rd - 5th For school year 2024 - 2025 July 9 & 10  8:30 am - 12:00 pm Explorers Camp 2024 https://tinyurl.com/summer2024youth-programs K-State Research and Extension is an equal opportunity provider and employer. Remember to  register by May 31!


Ongoing Event Registrations/Reminders

Kitchen Donation Drop-Off & Sale - More Information Here
Soil Test Grant Returns Learn More here!

We're on the radio link to online show. 9:15 am every Wed.