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Welcome to the Thomas County Extension Website! K-State Research and Extension programs present useful information related to agriculture, family and consumer sciences, economics, 4-H youth development, family life, business and economics, healthy living, and much more. We take programs to local producers, community members, schools, community centers, and other places.

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.

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Movement restrictions for poultry events, exhibitions and sales issued in Kansas

In an effort to protect the Kansas poultry industry and to promote stronger bio-security practices throughout the state, Kansas Department of Agriculture Division of Animal Health has issued a stop movement order, signed by Secretary of Agriculture Jackie McClaskey, targeting Kansas poultry and live birds, effectively cancelling all poultry-related shows and events through calendar year 2015. This includes all types of poultry activities where birds from different flocks are co-mingled.

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Kurt Sexton
Ag and Natural Resources


Diann Gerstner
Family and Consumer Sciences


Marie Kersenbrock
Office Professional