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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

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Community Development

Public issues education provides Kansans with timely, credible, unbiased and research-based information and education about public issues. Pressing and emerging issues that involve multiple points of view have widespread consequences on those who live and work in Douglas County. Extension goals are to:

  • increase citizen knowledge, awareness, and understanding of public issues;
  • enhance public participation in decision-making regarding public issues;
  • promote agritourism as an opportunity to increase the economic well-being of producers and provide an opportunity for Kansans to visit a farm and enjoy locally grown foods.

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Community Development Staff

Marlin Bates
County Extension Agent
Community Development
Phone: 785-843-7058