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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



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Crops & Livestock 

Many people would be surprised to hear that Douglas County has over 210,000 acres of land use devoted to agriculture. 60.4% of those acres are dedicated to crops, 26.6% is pastureland, 6.7% is woodland and 6.2% is in other uses.  With our urban neighbors close by, the agriculture industry has both its challenges and opportunities. One of those opportunities is to help people understand where their food comes from and the variety of ways it can be produced. With the help of local farmers, we use the media and events like Slice of Ag to educate and share our story.

We work with individuals to address issues that impact their operations such as: pasture and forage management, soil fertility, crop production, weed management and livestock production.

No matter what you need, stop by, email or give us a call. We're here to help!

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Here are some handpicked relevant news article from our Agriculture Exention Agent,  Margit Kaltenekker. Click the images below to see the relevant articles that relate to them! 


National Farm Safety & Health Week 

September 19, 2022, marks the first day of the National Farm Safety and Health week!
"Agriculture is considered one of the most dangerous occupations in the nation, but safety measures can lower producers’ risk of having a serious accident, said a Kansas State University official on farm safety. "

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26th Annual Fall Forestry Field Day

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Soil Test Grant 

Soil Test Grant  Available at our office for select Soil  Tests for Douglas County Land Owners