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McPherson County

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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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2019 Events:

March 17, 2019  WALK KANSAS continues through May 11, 2019  See Health & Nutrition (on left) or go to:  www.walkkansas.org

Annual Wheat Plot Tour - Friday, May 17th, starting at 9:00 a.m. Click here for more information. 

Farm Safety Day Camp - Thursday, June 6, Ages 8 - 12 yrs. PRE-REGISTRATION NECESSARY by Friday, May 24th.  Sign In at 4-H Bldg - 8:30 a.m., Day Camp 8:45 a.m. -2:45 p.m., 2:45 - 3:00 p.m. - Pick up/Leave for Home.

Farmers Market - Saturday mornings at 7:30 a.m. beginning May 25 into October.

July 13-21, 2019  McPherson County Fair in Canton, KS

July 25-29, 2019  4-H Fair in McPherson, KS