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Cherokee County

Making a difference in your life

Welcome to Cherokee County!

In Cherokee County Extension and Research, we always want to learn more about the challenges that Cherokee, County are facing and determine how we can help address those challenges. We listen, learn, and work together with the people from our state and community to build a strong county.

K-State Research and Extension builds partnerships and provides research-based learning opportunities to improve the quality of life in Kansas. Extension programs present useful information related to agriculture, home economics, youth development, family life, business and economics, healthy living, and much more. We take programs to schools, gardens, community centers, farmers markets, downtown events and other places. Our online resources offer you a way to quickly access and explore the broad variety of information and educational programs available. Connect with us when you need to make decisions that affect your family, community, business, or farm. We look forward to serving you!

We are located on the Fairgrounds in Columbus, Kansas, (124 W. Country Rd.) Our office is open M-F, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Be sure to check us out on Facebook too!

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Cooking With Kids

April 17th
Extension Office
124 W Country Rd. 
3:30 - 5:00 PM


April 22nd
Crossroads Christian Church
8448 US-69 ALT
Baxter Springs
3:30 - 5:00 PM

Eat Smart, Move More

 April 22nd
Cherokee County Extension Office
10:00-11:30 AM

Columbus Pride Community Clean Up

Come support and clean your community!
April 24th 
Columbus Community Building
10:00 - 1:00 PM

community clean up

Columbus Pride Container Garden 

(filling and delivering container gardens)
April 24th
5:00-7:00
(Looking for volunteers!)

Columbus PRIDE Container Garden Application

Events