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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.

Helping improve the quality of life for citizens by providing research based educational programs that address the Five Grand Challenges facing Kansans:

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Well Seasoned, The Care and Keeping of Your Spice Rack March 21

Get to know Douglas County Extension Director, Marlin Bates

Get your radon test kit for $6 at KSRE-Douglas County, 2110 Harper Street, Lawrence. For more information about radon visit: http://www.kansasradonprogram.org/home

Learn about Douglas County Extension video

Starting Plants Indoors From Seeds

Cooking with Fresh Herbs

Culinary Herbs Growing and Harvesting

Culinary Herbs Preparing and Using

Fresh Herb Hummus Recipe

Radon Test Information

Radon Testing Instructions

You Asked It! Tips From the KSRE Rapid Response Center

     Collective Impact

Community Health Plan 2019-2023

Community Check Box Evaluating System

What Is 'Policy, Systems and Environmental Change'?

Popular Resources


Living In The Country
Soil Testing Information

Commercial Incubator Kitchen

Commercial Incubator Kitchen Policies and Application

Health and Nutrition

Donating Safe and Nutritious Food to Food Pantries and Soup Kitchens
Move More, Sit Less
Health Insurance Smarts
Cupboard Approximate Storage Times
Ingredient Substitutions and Food Yields
Making Garlic and Herb Infused Oils at Home
Refrigerator Freezer Safe Food Storage Times
Lets Live A Little: Physical Activity for Fun & Fitness
Food Safety During an Emergency

Home and Family

Kansas Radon Program


Kansas Healthy Yards & Communities
KSRE Horticulture How-to Videos
KSU Horticulture Information Center
Soil Testing Information
USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map
Storing Bulbs for Winter


KSU News Briefs
Energy Conservation & Renewable Energy
Making A Difference For Kansans

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