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Midway District

Midway Extension District #15

Ellsworth Office:
210 N. Kansas
Suite #1, Courthouse
Ellsworth, KS 67439
785-472-4442  

Russell Office:
309 S. Fossil
Russell, KS 67665
785-483-3157

Hours: Monday-Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
(Closed for lunch 12-1)

Welcome to Midway District #15!

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EXTENSION OFFICES SCHEDULE FOR THE FAIRS!!!
 
With the Fairs just around the corner, our Extension Offices will be adjusting schedules for next week:
 
ELLSWORTH COUNTY OFFICE - The Office will be relocating to the Fairgrounds on Tuesday, July 24th. (210 N. Kansas will be CLOSED on Tuesday only!)
 
RUSSELL COUNTY OFFICE - The Office will be relocating to the Fairgrounds on Monday, July 23rd through Wednesday, July 25th. (309 S Fossil will be CLOSED Monday-Wednesday & OPEN Thursday & Friday.)
 
All phone calls to the office numbers will be transferred to the Office Professionals at the Fairgrounds when the offices are re-located.
 
Regular Extension business will be conducted while at the Fairgrounds, so feel free to drop by the Extension Fair Offices for any of your needs!!!

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FAREWELL RECEPTION FOR JAMIE RATHBUN, Family Consumer Sciences Agent

Join us July 30th 10:00am-11:00am to bid Jamie farewell & wish her luck on her next adventure at the Ellsworth County Courthouse Basement Meeting Room.

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Providing education you can trust to help people, businesses, and communities solve problems, develop skills, and build a better future.

All of us lead busy lives and have many questions. Finding the right answers can be hard. Misinformation is out there and accessible at our fingertips. But, you already have a resource for those answers - K-State Research and Extension.

So, what is Extension? We are Kansas State University in your local community. For more than 150 years, K-State Research and Extension has fulfilled the mission upon which land-grant universities were founded: Educating people.

Our mission continues by providing you practical, research-based information through quality educational programs.

Agronomy and Horticulture

Information and education for the agricultural community to grow the economic base of Kansas agriculture. 

  • Soil testing for crops and gardens
  • Crop variety test plots
  • Fertilizer recommendations
  • Insect and plant identification
  • Plant and tree disease diagnosis
  • Private pesticide applicator certification
  • Cover crops
Community Development

Empowering communities to shape their own futures through research, education, and community engagement.

  • Kansas PRIDE program
  • Board leadership workshops
  • Volunteer development
Family and Consumer Sciences

Information and education throughout the lifetime to build strong relationships, families, and communities.

  • Nutrition education
  • Food preservation (canning, freezing, drying)
  • Cooking workshops
  • Medicare counseling
  • Health insurance education
  • Family budgeting 
  • Emergency preparedness
4-H and Youth Development

Empowering youth to reach their full potential by working and learning in partnership with caring adults.

  • Community clubs
  • School enrichment
  • SPIN (SPecial INterest) clubs
  • Summer and day camps 
  • County and state fair
Livestock Production

Information and education for the livestock community to grow the economic base of Kansas livestock.

  • Forage and livestock water testing
  • Body condition scoring and summaries
  • Pasture assessments 
  • Electronic ID (eID) tag support
  • Land lease and rental rate
  • Feedstuff ration development
  • Genetics

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