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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.

 

Finney County Agents Position Announcements:

Please visit the link, http://www.ksre.ksu.edu/jobs,
to view two new position announcements for Extension Agents:
1) 4-H Youth Development, and
2) Agriculture and Natural Resources,
in Finney County, Garden City Kansas.
Position available on or after March 6, 2015
 
Position available on or after March 15
 
4-H Youth Development - "Fantastic Fun"
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July 22 - 26, 2015
 
 
KANSAS Honor Flight Fundraiser
 
Chili Meal Fundraiser
Saturday, January 17, 2915
Starting at 11:00 am to 6:30 pm
Exhibition Building  -  Finney Co. Fairgrounds
$5.00 Donation
(Chili, Vegetables, Dessert, Drink)
 
FEATURING –
  • CLASSIC CAR SHOW
  • Free Will Offering  – Silent Auction  -  Bake Sale
  • Gently Used Toy Sale  -  Local Band Playing
 
Donations:
All donations and ticket sale money that is in check form, needs to be made payable to the
KANSAS HONOR FLIGHT.
 
Family & Consumer Science
Dates of the Family and Consumer Sciences Programs
for 2014 - 2015
Times:  12:05 pm - 12:55 pm
 

01-08-15

CANCELLEDSt., Garden City)

01-14-15

Use it or Lose it by Carol Ann Crouch, at Finney County Extension Office (501 S. 9th St., Garden City)

02-12-15

Keep Track of your Papers by Carol Ann Crouch, at Finney County Public Library (605 E. Walnut St., Garden City)

02-18-15

Falling Less in Kansas, by Sheryl Carson, at Finney County Public Library (605 E. Walnut St., Garden City)

03-11-15

Spring Cleaning by Sheryl Carson, at Finney County Extension Office (501 S. 9th St., Garden City)

03-12-15

Finney County Historical Museum by Johnetta Hebrlee, at Finney County Public Library (605 E. Walnut St., Garden City)

05-14-15

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

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

 
 
         
1/20/2015
Using Excel Spreadsheets Effectively Training ( Finney Co. Extension Office
1/26/2015
Hiring and Motivating Employees (Southwest Area Extension Center - 4500 East Mary)
Online Registration - Check Registration at top of page.
1/26/2015
Pawnee Fry: Succession Planning
2/5/2015
Planning for the Future: Who Gets the Farm? Clarion Inn
Online Registration - Click Registration at top of page
2/10/2015
Grain Sorghum School, Clarion Inn
Feb, March
Master Gardener Training for 8 weeks, Finney Co. Extension Office
 
3/2-3/2015 SW KS Women in Agriculture: Operators, Managers, Marketers - Clarion Inn
   
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 Extension, are willing to provide expertise for gardeners.  We are now accepting Registrations for the Community Garden.  Questions contact 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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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

REGISTER HERE

4-H>Online Registration

ONLINE REGISTRATIONS

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


Please Pay by deadline date.

Online Registration
February 10, 2015
8:30 am-3:30 pm
Clarion Inn, Garden City
Free Meal
 

Please Pay by deadline date.


Mark Your Calendar for the
"Women In Agriculture" Conference
June 5 & 6, 2015 (Date Change)
Clarion Inn
Garden City, KS
Guest Speaker:  Jolene Brown
Details will be available soon!!
Check back.
 

ONLINE REGISTRATIONS

(Adult & Junior)

Sign up by June 1st, 2015


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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


 

67th ANNUAL Finney County
PAWNEE FRY
6:30 pm
Monday, January 26, 2015
Pawnee Acre Community Building
Program:  "Succession Planning"
Event Informational Flyer

4-H Youth Development
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Online Sign up for County Fair Superintendent

 


4-H Activities
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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

 

 

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