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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  


Happy Holidays from your friends at Extension! Office hours update. from December 25 - 29, 2023 and January 1, 2024 our office will be closed. We will resume normal business hours on January 2, 2024.

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! 

Winter 2023 Newsletter

Winter 2023 Newsletter

Community Health and Wellness Highlight

Our K-State Research and Extension Douglas County's Community Health and Wellness Agent, Kaitlyn Peine, shares an alert for our Cantaloupe lovers to be aware of! 

Click for more informaiton: FOOD SAFETY ALERT!

Nutrition, Health & Wellness Highlight

Join our SNAP-Ed Nutrition Educators, Hilary and Sofia, for a hands-on cooking experience. Participants will make two warm and spicy treats: Sweet and Spicy Roasted Mixed Nuts and Spiced Yogi Tea- a non-dairy, caffeine free warm spiced drink! You will take home a jar of tea and a bag of the nuts, as well as all the skills necessary to make these treats on your own for friends and family.   Please bring an apron and a pint-size glass jar with a lid. Nourishing Holiday Gifts To register for the event, please visit the link using the QR Code or visit website link : bit.ly/3T2bzZz Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station  and Cooperative Extension Service K-State Research and Extension is an equal opportunity provider  and employer

2023 4-H Foundation Annual Meeting

Douglas County 4-H Foundation 2024 ANNUAL MEETING Join us for a time of meeting, eating, and celebrating! https://tinyurl.com/2024-4-H-FoundationMeeting Register Now

Giving for Good - Douglas County 4-H Foundation

You can support education scholarships for local 4-H youth through the Douglas County 4-H Foundation and Giving for Good! Your donation will be matched at 50%, Nov. 28 through Dec. 31. Visit https://tinyurl.com/yc7yk8wp, to learn more and make your donation today!

Your chance to give for Good! Make a big difference for a nonprofit organization that's making big differences close to home! Check the Giving for good catalog at DCCFoundation.org (through Dec. 31). #DCCFGiving4Good

You Asked It

Have you read it yet? This month's "You Asked It" issue is out! Read about the most asked questions concerning questions received, current food safety issues, or information based on this time of year! Click the You Asked It Newsletter for the full issue!

December 2023 You Asked It Newsletter link

Douglas County Extension Council Giving Fund 

The Douglas County Extension Council is engaged in the critical areas of Global Food Systems, Community Health, Developing Tomorrow’s Leaders, Community Vitality, and Water/Natural Resources Conservation. The Council’s reach into the community in these areas exceeds 10,000 Douglas County Residents annually and the efforts of their volunteers more than doubles that impact. Your support enhances the Council’s ability to deliver on its mission to expand community conversations, cooperative learning, and collaborative leadership.

Donate Now to the Douglas County Extension Council Giving FundWe're on the radio link to online show. 9:15 am every Wed.