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Extension programs present useful information related to agriculture, home economics, youth development, family life, business and economics, healthy living, and much more. Our philosophy is to help people help themselves by taking university knowledge to where people live, work, play, develop, and lead. We work at being responsive to the needs of the people by focusing our resources on providing quality information, education and problem-solving programs for real concerns.

K-State Research and Extension employs approximately 300 research scientists, 180 faculty specialists and program leaders, 270 county and area specialists, and 400 support staff in 23 departments from 5 different colleges. Personnel are located at the main campus, in 105 county offices, 9 experiment fields, 4 area offices, 3 research centers, and 3 research-extension centers.

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McPherson County Office

600 W Woodside
McPherson, KS 67460

FAX: 620-241-3407


Office Hours: M-F, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Closed on Major Holidays and Weekends


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Tractor Safety Course - Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 9:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.

Reno County Extension Office, South Hutchinson KS

Top Ten Tree Planting Mistakes - Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Extension Office, McPherson KS

Walk Kansas March 18-May 12

Walk Kansas is a team-based program that will help you and others lead a healthier life.  Join this program and be more active with friends and family, make better nutrition choices, and walk away your stress.


The Key to Farming Succession -- March 20, 2018

Meridian Center, Newton KS


McPherson County Fair in Canton-July 18-22

McPherson County 4-H Fair in McPherson-July 27-30

State Fair in Hutchinson-September 7-16