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Welcome to Ford County Extension! Our programs present useful information related to Agriculture, Family and Consumer Sciences, Horticulture, 4-H & Youth Development, EFNEP (Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program)Family LifeHealthy Living & Much More.


Farmers Market Food Safety

Shopping at a farmers market is a great way to get locally-grown, fresh fruit, vegetables and other foods for you and your family. But there are basic guidelines that you should follow to ensure that the farm-fresh food is safe. Read more.

Blossom End Rot

If you have tomatoes with a sunken, brown leathery patch on the bottom of the fruit, you probably have blossom end rot. Though most common on tomatoes, blossom end rot can also affect squash, peppers and watermelons. Read more.

Bagworms are Here!

Now is the time to start taking action against that "infamous" insect known as the bagworm. Read more.

Ford County Extension Wheat Plot Tour

The annual Ford County Wheat Plot Tour occurred Wednesday evening at the plot. This year's plot is planted at the Dodge City Community College Education plots, located at the intersection of Highway 50 and 116 Road, across from Koch Nitrogen Plant. Read more.


4-H/FFA and Open Class Poultry Testing for the Ford County Fair

All poultry that will be exhibited at the 2017 Ford County Fair, must be brought to the poultry testing scheduled for July 11. Read more.

2017 Kansas 4-H State Wheat Expo

The Kansas 4-H State Wheat Expo is a wheat fun day showcasing all things wheat. Join us for thee annual event on Thursday, August 3, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Ford County Fair Building in Dodge City. Read more.