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K-State Research and Extension Douglas County

Enriching Douglas County residents with research-based information, resources, and opportunities.


We have a new look and are eager to show you around! We changed a few things but everything is still here. Please see our brief video tour below of our new website layout. If you need navigation assistance, please call us at 785-843-7058 ext. 102!

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All you need to prepare for Douglas County Fair Entries!

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Class registration open now! Register by August 9!

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Class registration open now! Register by August 11!

SNAP-Ed Nutriton Educator Job Opportunity

The Extension Nutrition Program, within K-State Research and Extension, is currently seeking a full-time Nutrition Educator. Nutrition educators support the Kansas Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) mission of empowering limited-resource Kansans to achieve healthy lives and reduce health disparities. Nutrition educators will use evidence-based strategies, including:

  • Direct education in various settings.
  • Community-based projects to address policy, system, and environmental (PSE) changes.
  • Public health approaches to help children, adults and older adults improve dietary quality, develop food resource management skills and increase physical activity.

For more information on responsibilities, qualifications, and application procedure. Please hit the "Apply Now" button below. Screening begins immediately. K-State Research and Extension is
an EOE of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Background check required.

Ongoing Programs
Managing Native Warm Season Grasses to Benefit Your Operation
Deep dive into managing various tomato pests and diseases!





Learn about who we are and the great work we are doing here in Douglas County, KS!