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Welcome to Ford County

Ford County Government Center


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.


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

regional club day picture

Regional Club Day Results


4-H County Club Days

picture of Spanish Club dancers at club days

County Club Day Results


Pruning Storm Damaged Trees

winter ice damageWinter storms can cause serious tree damage. Often you will have to decide whether a tree can be saved or not. Here is a checklist on care of a storm-damaged landscape. Read More