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Welcome to Ford County


Welcome to Ford County Extension! Our programs present useful information rel ated to Agriculture, Family and Consumer Sciences, Horticulture, 4-H & Youth Development,Family LifeHealthy Living & Much More.

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4-H Regional Club Days

4-H Regional Club Days was held Saturday, March 13 at the Dodge City Nazarene Church. Click here for results.

4-H Club Days Results

4-Hers participated in Ford County Club Days on Saturday, February 27 at the Dodge City Senior Center. Click here to view the results from Saturday.

Small Animal Weigh-In

If you are planning to show livestock at the Ford County Fair, your Swine, Sheep, Goats and Bucket Calves must be weighed and tagged on Tuesday, April 13 between 4:30 and 6:30 pm. If the 4-H'er planning to show the animal is not able to bring it to weigh-in, don't panic. The animal can be brought to weigh-in by anyone. 

Online 4-H Member Enrollment

4-H Member Enrollment will be done online again this year, but with a new URL. Members can begin enrolling and re-enrolling after October 10. To complete new enrollments and re-enrollments, visit http://v2.4honline.com. The former URL will not work for 2020-2021 enrollment.

For more information, click here.





Andrea's Column Materials

Conservation Trees from the Kansas Forest Service  

Starting Plants from Seeds

Leaching Houseplants

It's Almost St. Patrick's Day: Time to Plant Potatoes in Kansas

Ethel's Helpful Materials

Personalize Your Plate

Expect the Unexpected

Carrots May Be Good For Heart

‘Parenting Through a Pandemic’

KSRE Podcasts

Agriculture Today

Sound Living

Dig Deep

The Extension Files


COVID-19 Resources from Extension

As our society faces the challenges of maintaining health-oriented practices, social isolation, school closures, financial pressures and more, resources on the COVID-19 Extension page can help as you navigate through this challenging situation.
K-State Research and Extension specialists are subject matter experts in numerous aspects of life that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. They provide unbiased, fact-based help in these subjects free of charge for the benefit of everyone in Kansas and the rest of the world.

Current Newsletters

Agriculture Focus

Family & Consumer Science

4-H Youth Development

Horticulture Newsletter

KSU Animal Science Newsletter

Preserve It Fresh, Preserve It Safe Newsletter


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What's New In 4-H

4-H Newsletter

4-H Foundation

Foundation Scholarship