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K-State Research and Extension

K-State Research and Extension is a statewide network of educators sharing unbiased, research-based information and expertise on issues important to Kansas. It has established local, state, regional, national, and international partnerships.

It is dedicated to a safe, sustainable, competitive food and fiber system and to strong, healthy communities, families, and youth through integrated research, analysis and education.

With 130 years of research and 100 years of extension, K-State Research and Extension has been improving the quality of life and standard of living for Kansans for a century. This integrated system connects the university to every county through locally based educators who serve as sources of objective information.

K-State Research and Extension is a short name for Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service.


Drought resources

Dry soil

On March 13, Gov. Colyer issued a drought declaration covering every county in Kansas. 

Visit our Drought Resources page to access numerous K-State Research and Extension resources to help Kansans cope with an array of issues caused by dry conditions.

Updated Sept. 17


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