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Rice County

Welcome to Rice County.

Your local Extension Office is a great resource for finding the information that you need. Have a gardening question? Check out our Lawn and Garden area. If you are interested in joining 4-H or being a volunteer, our 4-H and Youth area has all of the information you need to get started. Check out the Crops and Livestock section. Health and Nutrition features a wide variety of resources for food preparation and safety. You will want to check out the information found on our Home and Family and Community Development sections, as well.


Wendy Hughes Joins the Rice County Extension Office

Wendy Hughes has spent the last several months as Program Assistant specializing in 4-H. Beginning June 1st her job changes to Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development. Wendy will be heading to camp Ozsome with a van load of kids on June 9th and when she get home from camp the preparation for Rice County 4-H fair will be in full swing. She is excited about joining the Rice County Extension Office and would like to meet you so stop by anytime to introduce yourself.

K-State Research & Extension-Rice County

701 East Main
Lyons, KS 67554-2100

Phone: 620-257-5131
FAX: 620-257-5132



Upcoming Rice County Events

MEMORIAL DAY - "Office Closed" 

June 1 Fair T-Shirt designs are due

June 20 Pre-Fair Entries are due

June 26 4-H Council Meeting

June 27 Chicken test 4:00-6:00 Extension office

4th of July - "Office Closed"



     July 14th - 20th


Wednesday, July 19th

5:00P.M. - 7:00 P.M.

Celebration Centre

Tickets on Sale NOW

$5.00 at the door $6.00

Contact the Extension office or

purchase from any 4-Her