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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.


Roasting Pumpkin Seeds

Now that Halloween is past, you may be wondering what to do with the pumpkins that we used to decorate for the holiday. Consider roasting the seeds before freezing temperatures destroys the pumpkin fruit. Read more.

Control Broadleaf Weeds in Lawns in Late October-Early November

Late October to early November is the most effective time to control broadleaf weeds in lawns. Read more.

Tucking Your Lawnmower in for the Winter

If you are done mowing for the year, be sure to service your mower before putting it away. Read more.


CANCELED - 5-State Beef Conference

Due to lack of registration this event has been canceled. High cattle markets and lingering drought conditions have beef producers continually planning to maximize their assets - water, grass and cattle. Beef producers from five states can hear from experts on these topics on November 9 at the Clark County Fairgrounds in Ashland, Kansas. Read more.

2017 K-State Swine Day

The 2017 K-State Swine Day will be held on Thursday, November 16, at the K-State Alumni Center located on the K-State campus.  The event will begin at 8:00 a.m. with the trade show.  Attached is a copy of the brochure.  The brochure is also available on our website at www.KSUswine.org.

Ford County Extension Program Development Committee (PDC) Election Meeting

The Ford County Extension Program Development Committee (PDC) Election meeting will be on Thursday, November 16. The meeting starts with a free soup supper, followed by election, awards and concludes with an informative program. Read more.

19th Annual Christmas Fantasies

The 19th Annual Christmas Fantasies program will be held on Tuesday, November 28 at the Dodge City Senior Center. The theme this year is "Christmas at Grandma's." Read more.

Farming for the Future

Planning for the future is critical for the short-term viability of the farm business but also for the long-term growth and sustainability of the farming legacy. This program will offer a host of outlook talks to assist in planning for the upcoming years. Read more.