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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 

COVID-19 Extension Resources

As our society faces the challenges of maintaining health-oriented practices, social isolation, school closures, financial pressures and more, resources on the COVID-19 Extension page can help as you navigate through this challenging situation.

K-State Research and Extension specialists are subject matter experts in numerous aspects of life that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. They provide unbiased, fact-based help in these subjects free of charge for the benefit of everyone in Kansas and the rest of the world.

COVID-19 Extension Resources Page

IMPORTANT NOTICE! Updated 4/9/20

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Frontier Extension District Contact Info During COVID-19

4-H Ban until July 4

Frontier District Newsletter

Making a Difference Newsletter


Check out our most recent newsletter!

April 2020 Making A Difference Newsletter

This newsletter provides Frontier Extension District contact information, offer resources to help navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic, show examples of current and alternative educational programming.

Our focus is on providing science-based educational information and services to the public that focus on solving grand challenges around water, health, global food systems, community vitality, and developing tomorrow's leaders.

You can find this newsletter and past publications on our Making a Difference Newsletter page.

Soil Testing is still available!

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For more information regarding soil testing, please go to the Lawn & Garden Soil Sample page. 

KState Beef Videos - Beef Cattle Pregnancy Analytical App

KSU Beef

K-State Veterinarian, Bob Larson, explains how it helps collect herd preg-check data at chute-side for instant recording and analysis. This video and more can be found on the LIVESTOCK page. 

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. 

Our agents share research-based, unbiased and educational information related to agriculture and natural resources, family and consumer sciences, 4-H youth development, community development, and upcoming programs.

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

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Check out the Calendar of Events to find out more information.


Franklin County Ripples of Change

OS CO 4-H Small Animal Weigh-in & Tagging - 6/1

FR CO 4-H Small Animal Weigh-in & Tagging - 6/2

AN CO 4-H Small Animal Weigh-in & Tagging - 6/3




Photo Gallery of Past Events

Frontier District 
2020 Holiday Schedule

The Garnett, Lyndon
and Ottawa Offices 
will be closed on 

Friday, July 3

Monday, September 7

Monday, October 12

Wednesday, November 11

Thursday, November 26

Friday, November 27

Thursday, December 24

Friday, December 25

2020 FAIRS

Anderson County

  • Anderson County Fair (Garnett) - July 27 - Aug 1
  • Kincaid - TBA

Franklin County

  • Richmond Free Fair -         July 9 - 11
  • Franklin County (Ottawa) - July 14 - 19
  • Lane - August 6 - 8

Osage County 

  • Osage City - July 8 - 11
  • Melvern Sunflower Days - CANCELED
  • Overbrook - August 12 - 15

Kansas State Fair
September 11 - 20