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Douglas County

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

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Monday - Friday



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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

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Today's Highlights

County Fair Auction Update - Only market beef, market hogs, market lambs, market goats, meat pen of rabbits, and meat pens of chickens will sell in the terminal livestock auction. All Grand and Reserve Champion Market Beef, sheep, hogs, goats, and Meat Pens of Rabbits & Poultry have the option to sell in the auction, be harvested at a designated plant, and drug tested. Exhibitors can only sell one animal in the auction.  

Livestock General Rules Update - Following the selection of Grand Champion and Reserve Champion in beef, goat, sheep, and swine a collection will be completed by the on-call veterinarian for testing. Animals are not to leave the designated area until instructed by said veterinarian. Refer to 2024 Fair Book for testing details at: https://dgcountyfair.com/fair-info/ 

4-H T-Shirts - With the gracious support of the Douglas County 4-H Foundation, all 4-H members exhibiting at the Douglas County Fair will receive one free t-shirt. Please order your t-shirt by May 31 at:https://bit.ly/CountyFairTShirts  

4-H Project Clarification Guide and Project Updates This guide clarifies 4-H project name changes, project updates, and what project exhibits would look like.

For All Fair Information, Click Here

Douglas County 4-H Foundation

Curious about the 4-H Foundation and wondering how to get involved? Our Foundation supports and promotes Douglas County 4-H youth activities and adult leadership training such as:

  • Scholarships for Secondary and Post Graduate Education
  • 4-H Camping Opportunities
  • Awards and Trips
  • Volunteer Leader Training
  • Educational Learning Activities

To donate to the fund or to learn more information about it, go to the Douglas County 4-H Foundation Page!