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Frontier District

Ottawa Office
County Annex Building
1418 S. Main, Suite 2
Ottawa, KS 66067
785-229-3527 fax

Lyndon Office
128 W. 15th
PO Box 400
Lyndon, KS 66451
785-828-3427 fax

Garnett Office
411 S. Oak
PO Box 423
Garnett, KS 66032
785-448-6153 fax

Welcome to the Frontier Extension District #11
K-State Research and Extension Website


What's New in the District


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Frontier Extension District Director


We are excited to announce that Rebecca McFarland has been named the new District Director for the Frontier Extension District.  She has been a member of the Frontier Extension District Team since its inception in 2010 and prior to that, served as the Family and Consumer Sciences Agent for Franklin County from 1996-2010. McFarland has spent her entire professional career in the Cooperative Extension System and just completed her 26th year.

Since July of 2014, McFarland has served in various leadership roles. She currently serves as a coleader for the Stress and Resiliency Transdisciplinary Team that was formed in 2019. She helped lead efforts in addressing behavioral health issues and concerns identified for K-State Research and Extension professionals and Kansas citizens related to the Covid-19 pandemic. She is also a member of the KSRE Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Work Group.

"I am excited about the opportunity to serve as director of the Frontier Extension District. We have a dedicated staff and board that is passionate about serving the people across our district,” McFarland said. “We will continue to work together to address critical issues facing our communities and be innovative and creative in our engagement and delivery.”


COVID Resources


    K-State Research and Extension, Frontier District COVID-19 Protocol 

K-State Research and Extension, Frontier Extension District is committed to preserving the health and safety of our staff, volunteers and community. After consultation with local health authorities, the following COVID-19 guidelines were established and will be followed: 

• When meeting with the public indoors, all employees will continue to follow CDC guidelines of maintaining social distancing and wearing facemasks. 

• Outdoor activities with facemasks are strongly encouraged when social distancing cannot be maintained. 

• Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily. 

• Wash hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water is not available, use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. 


Catch us on the radio!


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Don't forget to tune in to KOFO 103.7 FM or 1220 AM to three days a week to get Frontier Extension District updates. 

Missed a program?  Now you can go to the KOFO Recordings page to hear previous radio programs.  


Upcoming Events PNG 



Kansas SNAP-ED Virtual Nutrition and Cooking Classes - May 20 - June 24 (Thursdays)

Osage City Fair - July 7-10
Richmond Free Fair - July 8-10
Franklin County Fair - July 13-18
Anderson County Fair - July 26-31

Frontier District 
2021 Holiday Schedule

The Garnett, Lyndon
and Ottawa Offices 
will be closed on 

Monday, July 5 

Monday, September 6

Monday, October 11

Thursday, November 11

Thursday, November 25

Friday, November 26

Friday, December 24

Monday, December 27

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Anderson County

  • Anderson County Fair (Garnett) July 26-31

Franklin County

  • Franklin County Fair (Ottawa) July 13-18
  • Richmond Fair - July 8-10
  • Lane - August 5-7

Osage County 

  • Osage City - July 7-10 
  • Melvern Sunflower Days - 
  • Overbrook - August 11-14

Kansas State Fair
September 11 - 20