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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

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2023 - 2025 Strategic Plan of K-State Research & Extension Douglas County

Specialty Crop

This page contains research based information and articles on varios aspects of specialty crop. If you have any pasture and forage management questions, be sure to call our Agriculture Agent, Margit K.

Commercial Fruit and Nuts

Commercial Grape Production in Kansas (PDF)

Growing Pecans in Kansas (PDF)

Midwest Fruit Pest Management Guide (PDF)

Q & A About Vineyard Injury From Herbicide Drift (PDF)

Small-and Tree-Fruit Cultivars (PDF)

Commercial Vegetables

Cover Crops for Vegetable Growers (PDF)

Drip Irrigation for Vegetables (PDF)

Evaluating and Demonstrating Weed Control Options for Direct Seeded Fall Vegetable Crops (KSU Page)

Farming a Few Acres of Vegetables (PDF)

Fertigation of Vegetable Crops (PDF)

Maintaining Drip Irrigation Systems (PDF)

Midwest Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers (Publication) 

Plastic Mulches for Vegetables (PDF)

Tomato Leaf and Fruit Diseases (PDF)

Vegetable Diseases (KSU Page)

Wilt, Nematode and Viruses of Tomatoes (PDF)

Fruit and Vegetable Production Resources

Douglas County Farmers' Markets (eXplore Lawrence)

Growers Organizations

Growing Lawrence-Local Farm Directory (Growing Lawrence)

Kansas Specialty Crop Growers Association (kscga.org)

Postharvest Management of Commercial Horticulture Crops

Harvest Maturity Indicators for Fruits and Vegetables (PDF)

KSU Produce Safety Resources (KSU Page)

Produce Safety Alliance (cals.cornelle.edu)

Storage Conditions: Fruits and Vegetables (Nebraska Extension)


Farm Planning (KSU Page)

Risk Management in Specialty Crop Production (KSU Page)