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Ford County

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,Family LifeHealthy Living & Much More.

Ford County Government Center

New Office Professional

We wFernandaant to welcome our new Office Professional, Fernanda Vazquez!  She was born and raised in Dodge City.  Her and her husband have a beautiful little girl and they love to spend time together as a family, going out, traveling and exploring new things.  Fernanda said "I'm excited to start my new job here at the Ford County K-State Extension Office and looking forward to working with Ethel and Andrea".


Ford County Fair Books (PDF)

Fair Entry will not open until later in May or June 1.

Summer Camp Opportunities

4 Clover Camp - June 12-14

4-H youth ages 7 to 10  years old are invited to attend this 3 day, 2 night camp for only $50 due to scholarships from 4-H Council and Ford County 4-H Foundation.  Theme is “It’s In the Bag 4 Clover Camp”.  This camp is for Clark, Ford, Gray, Hodgeman and Walnut Creek District (Lane, Ness & Rush)  4-H’ers.  Registration is due May 31, but our numbers maybe limited so registration is on a first come, first service basis. 

4 Clover Camp registration

4-H DAY CAMP,  June 27, 2024, Ford County Fairgrounds

“Oh the Fun you Can Have  at 4-H Day Camp.    Join us at Day Camp on Thursday, June 27.

All children who have completed Kindergarten through 3rd grade are invited to experience the annual Gunsmoke 4-H Day Camp. Mark your calendars and register early!  A $10.00 camp fee is due by June 20. Do not need to be a 4-H member.

Day Camp registration