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.
To help your child or teen eat more healthfully, start with breakfast. Read more.
Preparations for Fall Lawn Plantings
If you are planning on overseeding or establishing a Kentucky bluegrass or tall fescue lawn this fall, preparations should start now. Read more.
Ford County Market Wheat Show Winners Announced
The 2017 Market Wheat Show winners were announced on Monday, July 24 at the the conclusion of the Ford County Fair. Read more.
Late Season Fly Control
Horn flies are blood feeding flies that impact production on cattle operations. Populations of these flies tend to peak in June. The hot dry days of summer tend to decrease the overall population. However, in late August to September as the temperatures begin to decrease and humidity increases, the horn fly population tends to peak again. Read more.
Ford County Extension 2017 Wheat Plot Data
Data for the Ford County 2017 Wheat Plot is now available. Read more.
2017 Beef Stocker Field Day
The beef cattle outlook, implementing cover crops, setting calves up for success this fall and different early stocking strategies are among the topics planned for the upcoming 2017 Beef Stocker Field Day on Thursday, September 21. Read more.
Servsafe Food Safety Managers Course
Ford County K-State Research and Extension will host a 1-day ServSafe food safety manager's certification class on Thursday, September 28. Read more.