INFORMATION YOU CAN TRUST

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!

Extension Master Gardener Class Registration OPEN

Do you love to garden? Always curious about plants and new gardening techniques? Would you love to use your skills to give back to the community in unique ways? Our Extension Master Gardener Training Classes are once again available to register for to enjoy all the above things and more! Take your gardening and community service to the next level with a community of like-minded people! For more information or to register: https://tinyurl.com/emg2024
Registration by August 11, 2024! Classes fill up quickly so be sure to register soon!

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Summer Pasture Walks 2024

Update! June 17 program has been moved to August 12!

Join us for three- biweekly evening Summer Pasture Walks, to learn management strategies for establishing and maximizing productivity and livestock utilization of native warm season grasses, in addition to regenerating human resilience! We’ll have the privilege to tour three distinct pasture settings, learning from peers, K-State Extension, NRCS Grazing Specialists and others. You may attend one or all three! Cost:$10/night See the main page for more information! For any questions, please contact Agriculture Agent, Margit Kaltenekker at 785-843-7058 ext. 113. Or Douglas County Conservation District Director, Suzy Mooney, at 785-843-4260, Ext 3.

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Summer 2024 Newsletter

Summer is here and so is our Newsletter, filled with information you can trust! Read about Douglas County Extension highlights, upcoming events, and program area-specific informative articles! https://conta.cc/4edgLSO

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Summer 2024 Newsletter Douglas County Extension Highlights, Informative Articles, & Upcoming Events

Douglas County Fair

Mark your calendars for the Douglas County Fair opening on July 29th until August 3rd 2024! For this year's fairbook, go to their official website, https://dgcountyfair.com/. For other updates, be sure to follow their Facebook Page!

Remember that Fair Entries are due JUNE 30! For more information on how to submit a Fair Entry and more, go to our Douglas County Fair page !

2024 Dougals County Fair w/ QR Code July 29th - August 3rd

Extension Master Food Volunteer 2024 Classes

If you enjoy food and are interested in giving back to your community, the Extension Master Food Volunteer Program is for you! The training is for new volunteers interested in becoming an Extension Master Food Volunteers. After completing the training, volunteers will have an understanding of food safety, nutrition, and cooking techniques. Each class will be hosted at the Dreher Family 4-H Building on the fairgrounds and filled with hands-on demonstrations. For more information or to register, click here!

K-State Research and Extension Douglas County
2110 Harper Street
Lawrence KS 66046

Hours: 8 am - 5 pm
Monday - Friday

785-843-7058

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Bus Route Options: Route 1 & 5

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2023 -2025 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