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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.

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! 

Health & Wellness Highlight

Our Community Health and Wellness Team – Community Health and Wellness Agent and SNAP-Ed nutrition Educator participated in 2 health fairs over the past weekends. “Embrace Eudora” and “Be Well Baldwin” were wellness events focused on providing free resources for families in Douglas County communities. The events were designed to educate, inform, and encourage the community to benefit from an array of health and wellness resources, health screenings, family services enrollment, and more. Our team had information about nutrition education programs and the overall services provided by K-State Research and Extension.

images of Sofia and Kaitlyn at their table at douglas county health fair events

Agriculture Highlight

Here is an Agriculture Highlight answering questions about Milk Safety during HPAI Outbreaks! https://tinyurl.com/3peabktx
Margit’s Agriculture Highlight Q&A - Avian Influenza & Milk Safety K-State Research and Extension is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Join our Team

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!

Horticulture Highlight

It’s spring and those cool-season turf grasses are growing fast! K-State horticulture expert Cynthia Domenghini shares mowing, watering and fertilizing tips for spring. More Info Here

Sharon’s Horticulture Highlight Cool Season Turf Grass Maintenence K-State Research and Extension is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Soil Test Grant Returns

Shout out to our friends at Douglas County Conservation District! Thank you for making it possible for us to offer our Soil Grant once again to Douglas County residents! For more information on Soil Tests and this grant: https://www.douglas.k-state.edu/soil-test/index.html

Soil Test Grant Returns Farmers & Gardeners! Learn more about your soil!

Ongoing Event Registrations/Reminders

Kitchen Donation Drop-Off & Sale - More Information Here
Summer Youth Programs:

PreK - 5th Grade Programs! Registration Required! Registration Closes May 31, 2024
Direct Registration/More Info Links -> Culinary Kids | Clover Camp | Explorers Camp

Job Opportunities