Extension programs present useful information related to agriculture, home economics, youth development, family life, business and economics, healthy living, and much more. We take programs to schools, gardens, community centers, and other places. 

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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- Finney County is an equal opportunity provider and employer.



4-H Youth Development - "Fantastic Fun"
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July 22 - 26, 2015
38th Annual Finney County Pig & Goat Sale


For a small fee, you can rent a plot of land to grow food at the Community Garden! The Finney County Extension Master Gardeners Community Garden will be available for the second year, to anyone interested in having a garden plot. The Community Garden has expanded from 20 plots in 2014 to 52 plots in 2015. Plots sizes are 10' X 10' and cost is $20 per plot. At the end of the garden season, $10 will be refunded when the plot (s) plant compost is cleaned. The primary focus of the Community Garden is to increase and expand access to healthy, fresh foods.
The Community Garden has some unique features to help people desiring a place to garden, Master Gardeners and the Finney County Extension office will be glad to provide assistance in answering questions about gardening. A limited number of tools, hoses and watering equipment are available for gardeners to use in their plots. The Community Garden is located next to the Finney County Extension office, 501 S. 9th  St. in Garden City.
If you are interested in a plot, Registrations forms and rules and regulations are available in the Finney County Extension office. Register NOW and reserve a garden plot or two. Gardening season is here, so don't delay and sign up for a plot before they are all gone.
If you have any questions about the Master Gardeners Community Garden contact Finney County Extension office by phone 620-272-3670 or email fi@listserv.ksu.edu.
Family & Consumer Science
Dates of the Family and Consumer Sciences Programs
for 2014 - 2015
Times:  12:05 pm - 12:55 pm






Easy Food to Fix without Refrigeration for Traveling

by Debra Bolton at the Finney County Public Library

(605 E. Walnut St., Garden City)


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Click on the Health & Nutrition Tab on the left side
We have information in English and Spanish.
Check it out!
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Agriculture & Natural Resources

6/5-6 2015 Ag Women of the Heartland Conference 2015: Operators, Managers, Marketers - Clarion Inn
enlightenedThis information is also on the "Crops and Livestock" Page - Click on upper left corner

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K-State Research and Extension Horticulture Newletters
Public Service Information

For educational information concerning these topics, contact the Finney Co. Extension Office.

Water Testing                Soil Testing                  Radon Testing

Soil Probes                    Gopher Traps                Odor Elimination

Respirator Masks           Farm Account Books

Insect ID                        Pressure Canner Test

Private Applicator Certification Books

Commercial Applicator Certification Books                                                                                                                                
Kansas Forestry Service Conservation Tree List & Order Forms
Inclement Weather Notice

4-H>Inclement Weather Notice

In case of inclement weather, we will post cancellation notices. If there is a cancellation, reschedule date will be considered and posted on the Finney County web site at: www.finney.ksu.edu.

Watch and listen for cancellation notice on the following:

          KBUF - 1030 am      KIUL - 1240 am

          KAKE TV                  KSN TV

          KWCH TV

         www.finney.ksu.edu - Extension Agent Email
         finney@ksu.edu - Finney Co. Extension Web Site

         620-272-3670 - Extension Office 8-5 M-F  -  620-272-3670 - Extension Office answering machine message

Non-Discrimination Statement

K-State Research and Extension is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Americans with Disabilities Act Statement

K-State Research and Extension is committed to making its services, activities and programs accessible to all participants.  If you have special requirements due to a physical, vision or hearing disability, or a dietary restriction, please contact the local Finney County Extension Office at 620-272-3670 or fi@ksre.ksu.edu


(Adult & Junior)

Sign up by June 1st, 2015

4-H>Online Registration


Online registrations, forms, surveys etc. (Secure Sites)


Walk Kansas 2011>

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Come join us with Walk Kansas



4-H Youth Development
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Master Gardners

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2015 Master Gardeners Training

Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25

March 4, 11, 18 25

Garden City, KS

SW KS Master Gardener Brochure

SW KS Master Gardener Training Application

4-H Activities
Finney County Fair - Kansas State Fair

Finney County Fair

July 22-26, 2015

Finney County Fair Website


Kansas State Fair

September 11-20, 2015


County Fair Superintendents

Online Fillable Registration