Welcome to Ford County
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 Life, Healthy Living & Much More.
Walk Kansas in Ford County
K-State Research and Extension's Walk Kansas Program will begin March 19, 2017. Introduced as a walking program over 15 years ago, the challenge has grown to also include other exercise, such as swimming, biking, playing team sports and pushing a lawnmower. Read more.
DCCC/4-H College and Career Day
The Center for Engagement and Community Development at Kansas State University has been supporting 4-H Youth Development on a statewide initiative to expose under-represented youth and families to a college experience. Ford County 4-H & Youth Development Agent Lexi Kiniston and Dodge City Community College's Ryan Ausmus, have worked together with the Center for Engagement and Community Development to host a College and Career Day. Read more.
Tractor Safety Operator's Course to be Heald
Many teenagers are beginning to think about summer employment. in many cases, in Southwest Kansas, that may be working on a farm. A Tractor Safety Operator's Course is planned for May 6, 2017 at the Edwards County Fair Building in Kinsley. Read more.
4-H Regional Club Days
4-H County Club Days
Pruning Storm Damaged Trees