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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. 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.

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July 23-27, 2014
 
The Finney County Fair Book is available online at. . .
 
Family & Consumer Science
smiley2014-2015 KNOWLEDGE AT NOON AND BEYOND PROGRAMSyes
Location: Finney County Public Library
    605 E. Walnut Street
Time:   12:05 pm to 12:55 pm
 
***Stars will indicate changes in schedule.***
***Programs are scheduled for the 2nd Thursdays of the Month.***
 
 
1.   September 11 at 5:30 pm.  -"Knitting: Why and How." Presented by: Susan Chase.
***This program will be held at the Finney County Extension Office, 501 S 9th Street, Garden City, KS 67846.***
 
2.   October  9 at 12:00 pm. -“Breast Cancer Awareness and Support”.  Presented by: Heather Wright-Renick, RN, BSN - Breast Program Coordinator, Breast Nurse Navigator, Breast Survivorship Navigator, Clinical Trials Nurse.
 
3.   November 13 at 12:00 pm. -“Holiday Treats”.  Presented by:  Nancy Honing, Stevens County Extension Agent.
 
4.   January 8 at 12:00 pm. - Finney County Historical Museum - Presented by: Johnetta Hebrlee, education and retail coordinator of the Finney County Historical Society & County Historical Museum.
 
5.   February 12 at 12:00 pm. - “Keeping Track of Your Papers”.  Presented by: Carol Ann Crouch, Scott County Extension Agent.
 
6.   March 12 at 12:00 pm. - “Growing and Cooking with Herbs”.   Presented by: David Coltrain & Léhisa de Fornoza, Finney County Extension Agents.
 
7.  ***April 9 at 5:30 pm. - “Tapas”.  Presented by: Léhisa de Fornoza, Finney County Family and Consumer Sciences Agent.
 
8.   ***May 14 at 5:30 pm. - “Easy Food to Fix without Refrigeration for Traveling”.  Presented by:  Debra Bolton, K-State Research and Extension Southwest Area Extension Specialist.
 
Thank you for your support in coming to the Knowledge at Noon Programs this year.
 

 
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FINNEY COUNTY EXTENSION PROGRAMS
Family and Consumer Sciences Agent - Lehisa de Fornoza
 
To be announced.

 




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Click on the Health & Nutrition Tab on the left side
We have information in English and Spanish.
Check it out!
 
 
THANK YOU EVERYONE FOR PARTICIPATING!!!!
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Agriculture & Natural Resources
 
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DAVID COLTRAIN'S UPCOMING PROGRAMS
 
 
yesThursday, September 18, 7:00 pm-Grandstand Meeting Room - Fairgrounds, Garden City
yesTuesday, September 23, 7:00 pm-Holcomb Recreation Center,106 Wiley Street, Holcomb
 
 
2014 - 2015 Finney County Ag Meeting Presentations
9/16/2014
Insect Tour with Dr. Sara Zukoff at Finney Co. Extension Office                   
9/18/2014 Landscape Strategies: Fall Planning for Spring Potential, Garden City
9/23/2014 Landscape Strategies: Fall Planning for Spring Potential, Holcomb
11/15/2014 Pruning Trees & Shrubs Outdoor Workshop, Finney Co. Extension Office
11/18/2014 Steaks and Tips, Invitation Only
12/11/2014 Leasing Meeting: Crops, Pastures, Oil, Gas, Wind, Hunting, Grandstand, Fairgrounds
1/18/2015 Coyote Management, Grandstand, Fairgrounds
1/20/2015 Excel Training ( Finney Co. Extension Office, 20, lunch on own)
1/26/2015 Hiring and Motivating Employees (SWRC)
1/26/2015 Pawnee Fry: Succession Planning
2/3/2015 Alternative & High Value Crops for SW Kansas, Grandstand, Fairgrounds
2/5/2015 Planning for the Future: Who Gets the Farm? Clarion Inn
2/10/2015 Grain Sorghum School, Clarion Inn
2/??/2015 Ag Profitability Conference
2/17/2015 Crop Technology School, Grandstance, Fairgrounds
Feb, March Master Gardener Training for 8 weeks, Finney Co. Extension Office
3/2-3/2015 SW KS Women in Agriculture: Operators, Managers, Marketers
3/??/2015 How Does Your Garden Grow? Learn Veg & Fruit Trees Tips, Holcomb
3/12/2015 How Does Your Garden Grow? Learn Veg & Fruit Trees Tips, Grandstand, Fairgrounds
3/19/2015 Tree Selection and Care, Grandstand, Fairgrounds
3/20/2015 Growing and Cooking with Herbs, Library
3/28/2015 Horse Meeting
3/31/2015 Basics for Ultimate Landscape, Grandstand, Fairgrounds
4/7/2015 Healthy Yards & Communities, Grandstand, Fairgrounds
4/14/2015 Growing Annual & Perennial Flowers, Grandstand, Fairgrounds
4/16/2015 Growing Annual & Perennial Flowers, Grandstand, Fairgrounds
4/30/2015 Farmers Market Vendors Meeting
5/27/2015 Tractor Safety Training, ????
6/17/2015 Ag Day Tour: Grain Elevator & Feedlot, Finney Co. Extension Office
7/30/2015 Pre Plant Wheat School, Grandstand, Fairgrounds
enlightenedThis information is also on the "Crops and Livestock" Page - Click on upper left corner
 
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FINNEY COUNTY MASTER GARDENERS COMMUNITY GARDEN
 
The primary focus of the Finney County Master Gardeners Community Garden is to increase and expand access to healthy, fresh foods.  Master Gardeners and the Finney County Agriculture Extension Agent, David Coltrain, are willing to provide expertise for gardeners.  We are now accepting Registrations for the Community Garden.   Contact David Coltrain, Ag Agent, at 620-272-3670.
 
 
 
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TREE SELECTION, PLANTING AND MAINTENANCE GUIDELINES
 
 
 

A listing of available items can be viewed at
www.kansasforests.org
 
 
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Garden City Farmer's Market !!!
We need helpers for the Farmer's Market!!!!
Anyone Interested can contact the Finney County Extension Office!!!!

620-272-3670 - David Coltrain, Ag Agent

STARTS :       June 7th through September 27th

Westlake Ace Hardware (parking lot) - 1210 Fleming Street

 
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DOWNTOWN THE HEART OF GARDEN CITY
NOW THERE ARE TWO FARMERS MARKET - THE SECOND ONE IS ON THURSDAY NIGHTS
JULY 31 - OCTOBER 30, 2014
Location - North side of Stephens Park Downtown
Times:  5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
 
 
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

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