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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

Youth Livestock


2024 Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) certification is required for all of the following projects to show at the DgCo Fair: Beef (including bucket calf), Swine, Sheep, Meat and Dairy Goats, Dairy Cattle, all Poultry, and all Rabbits. 

2024 Important Deadlines/Calendar

March 2: K-State Junior Beef Producer Day

March 10: Dg. County Beef Weigh-In and Tagging, Community Bldg.

March 16: K-State Junior Sheep Producer Day

April 15: KASLA Application Deadline

April 20: Last Day to Order Market Beef DNA Envelopes for Nominations

April 27: Douglas County Spring Livestock Expo

May 1: Market Beef Nominations Due

May 7 - Dg. County Small Livestock Weigh-In, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

May 8: DG. County Small livestock Tagging, Open Pavilion

June 5: Last Day to Order Small Livestock DNA Envelopes for Nominations

June 15: Commercial Heifer, Swine, Sheep, & Meat Goat Nominations Due

June 12-13: Dr. Bob Hines Kansas Swine Classic

July 29 - August 3 - Douglas County Fair

August 17-18 (tentative): State 4-H Livestock Sweepstakes

September 6-15: Kansas State Fair

Late September/Early October: Kansas Junior Livestock Show

State Livestock Nomination Information and Resources
How to Order DNA Envelopes - Order ASAP
2024 Douglas County 4-H Spring Expo Rules and Registration
2024 Spring Livestock Expo Flyer

Helpful Showman Resources

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Dairy Goats  |Dairy Cattle |Poultry  | Rabbits  |
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