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West Plains District

West Plains Extension District

Welcome to the West Plains Extension District website!  The West Plains district includes Finney and Scott County and was formed July 1, 2020.

communityOur 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.


Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service



K-State Research and Extension is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Program information may be available in languages other than English. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities, including alternative means of communication (e.g., Braille, large print, audio tape, and American Sign Language) may be requested by contacting the event contact West Plains Extension two weeks prior to the start of the event at 620-272-3670/620-872-2930. Requests received after this date will be honored when it is feasible to do so. Language access services, such as interpretation or translation of vital information, will be provided free of charge to limited English proficient individuals upon request.”




We are Hiring!

K-State Research and Extension, West Plains Extension District, Finney Co.

We are looking for a motivated Individual who is interested in joining our team as an Office Professional/4-H Program Support Assistant.

Starting pay is $15.00 per hour and a normal work week is 40 hours, M-F, 8-5.

For more information, call Carol Ann at 620-872-2930, or stop by the Finney County Office at 501 S. 9th Street, Garden City for a more complete job description and application.  Applications can also be found online at https://www.ksre.k-state.edu/employee_resources/forms/admin_forms/KSU8-29OP.pdf.

For top consideration, please return application by Aug. 14, 2023, position will remain open until filled. Must be able to pass a background check.



2024 RNR and Budget Hearing Notice

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