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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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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.

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! 

Community Health & Wellness Highlight

Join us for this Living Well Wednesday topic for information you can trust. Donna Gerstner of LiveWell Finney County CDDR and E-Cig Prevention Grant Coordinator will give the breakdown on vaping, its effect on youth, and what you can do to help! For details go to bit.ly/LWWFall23 or scan the QR code!
Living Well Wednesday  K-State Reseach and Extension Webinar Series, It's not so Kool  to JUUL Wednesday October 4th 12:10 - 1:00 pm CST | K-State Research and Extension logo . K-State Research and Extension is an equal opportunityi provider and employer. Image of person vaping on the right sideof graphic

Agriculture Highlight 

In this Agriculture Agent Highlight, Margit, shares with you a video on prescribed burns for controlling ticks and horn flies. For the full article, scan the QR code or go to https://tinyurl.com/2jn4yvt7!

Tick & Horn Fly Control Using Prescribed Burns. “In this video, K-State Research and Extension veterinary entomologist Cassandra Olds outlines a study that takes a look at how prescribed burning in the spring, summer or fall affects populations of ticks, horn flies and dung beetles.” Full Article:  https://tinyurl.com/2jn4yvt7| Agriculture Agent News Highlight K-State Research and Extension,  K-State Research and Extension is an equal opprotunity provider and employer. Picture of Margit  K. our Ag agent and a QR code for scanning

Helpful Topic Tuesday 

This Helpful Topic Tuesday we are reminding you of a wonderful Field Day happening on September 28! Read the full article by going to, here, or scan the QR code!

Picture of a black cow with red eartag with the number 30 on it.  Text: "K-State Beef Socker Field Day | Helpful Topic Tuesday, Read More, https://tinyurl.com/ydmu3mfe| Qr Code : K-State Research and Extension Douglas County K-State Research and Extension is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Community Development Highlight

The director of the Main Street Kansas program shares his thoughts on the future of downtown life here in Kansas! To read the full article, go here or scan the QR code! Link for Image Used

Main street Lawrence in 2018 picture with the overlay text of, "Is Main Street Surging? First Friday e-call Highlight. K-state research and extension douglas county . K-state research and extension is an equal opportunity provider and employer. Photo: Lawrence, Kansas skyline 2018 wikimedia commons

Horticulture Highlight 

Remember all those beautiful tulips and daffodils this past spring? Elesha and Sharon, your friendly Extension staffers, visited Tulip Time at the Ted Ensley Gardens in April. If you want to have a display of spring-flowering bulbs next spring, now is the time to plant!


Sharon - Horticulture and Natural Resources agent standing on a bench with tulips in the foreground& Elesha - Office Professional sitting on bridge handle with tulips in the foreground. Text: Time for Tullip Planting. Scan QR Code https://tinyurl.com/bp7ff5ka K-State Research and Extension Douglas County K-State Research and Extension is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Hispanic Heritage Month 

September 15 marks the start of the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month! Learn, Support, and Celebrate the world around you!  K-State's College of Access and Community Outreach's Graciela Berument,highlights opportunities for you to partake in the festivities! For more information, go to https://bit.ly/3PhEaH5!
Happy Hispanic Heritage Month September 15 - October 15 Learn | Support | Celebrate

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