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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

We stand for the fair and equitable treatment of all people. Read more...

Public Statement of Equity and Justice (pdf)

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

Farm Management

This page offers resources to help producers with various aspects of farm management. For any Agditional farm management related questions, please reach out to our Agriculture Agent, Margit K. AgManager.info contains a lot of useful resources that can be beneficial for farmers! Be sure to visit them for that information!

Livestock | Pasture and Forage Management |Testing

Financial Guidance

Farm Analyst Program

Kansas Agriculture Mediation Services

Kansas Farm Management Association 

Land Leasing

Hay Sale Agreement (Word Doc)

Lease-Determining Equitable Crop Share or Cash Rental Agreements 

Pasture Rental Rate Decision Tool 

Land Buying and Valuing

Agriculture Net Income Situation for Property Tax Calculations Webinar

Kansas County-Level Land Values for Cropland and Pasture

Farm Mental Health Management

Working in agriculture is a worthy and honorable profession; however, it is not always easy. It is important to not only care for your crops and livestock, but for yourself as well. In agriculture's high stress atmosphere, your physical and mental health should never be overlooked. 

K-State Research and Extension Stress Management 
Kansas Ag Stress ResourcesFarm Crisis Center 
KansasAgrAbility (Disabilities Assistance)

Emergency Numbers

If you or someone you know is in a potential life threatening situation, dial 911 to get immediate help. Below are other emergency numbers.

Bert Nash 
785-843-9192 - 24/7

Crisis Text Line: 
Text HOME to 741741

Disaster Distress Helpline:
Call 1-800-985-5990 or
Text TalkWithUs to 66746

Farm Aid Hotline:
800-327-6243 | M-F 9:00 am - 5:00 pm ET

Headquarters Counseling Center Crisis Hotline:
785-841-2345 - 24/7

Kansas Sexual and Domestic Violence Services 
1-888-363-2287 - 24/7
Lifeline Chat: Click HereNational Suicide Prevention Line:
1-800-273-8255 24/7
Veterans Crisis Line
Call: 1-800-273-8255
Text 838255 24/7

Identifying & Manage Farm Stress Resources

PDFs - Common Signs of Stress & Ways to Help Yourself|Understanding Stress and Depression | Understanding Suicide and Depression 

PDFs - 12 Tools for your wellness toolbox in times of farm stress| Coping Strategies for Farm Stress 

PDF- myStrength: Custom online tools to help you overcome the challenges you face. Access Code: DouglasCounty

LMH Article - Farming Community Can Often Suffer in Silence 

Video: You're Not Alone Video - Farm Stress

Want to help a neighbor in need?

What Can I Do to Help? (PDF) 
Kansas Wheat Website
Tips to Help OthersHow to Find an Agriculture Behavioral Health Counselor 

Additional Help

Farm Town Strong| Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)  
Drug Disposal Location Tool|Fighting the Opioid Epidemic in Farm Country
CCCA (Douglas County Professional Support)