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Shawnee County


Shawnee County
K-State Research and Extension
1740 SW Western Avenue
Topeka, KS  66604


Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.




Making a Difference in Your Life

The Shawnee County Extension Office is your source for unbiased research-based information from Kansas State University and all Land Grant Universities.  Our office serves our community in a variety of ways, from health and nutrition, to agricultural and horticultural needs, youth development, and much more.  We wish to foster life long learning in Shawnee County.

Our Extension Agents post weekly to our blog about topics that Shawnee County residents might be interested in right now.  Explore the pages of this site for more details on all the programs and services we offer.  Visit Shawnee County Extension Blog HERE.

You can also visit us in person at our office at 1740 SW Western Avenue, Topeka, Kansas  66604.  We are open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Looking for Food Access Resources?

Visit our Food Distribution Map to find locations near you or scan our QR code.
QR code for Food Distribution Map

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Click here
to access the Shawnee County Extension Board Council agendas and minutes.

The Shawnee County Extension Council Executive Board will meet at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, December 12, 2023 to conduct its monthly business meeting.  The meeting will be conducted via Zoom technology to allow for social distancing.  Members of the public are welcome to listen to the meeting.  To receive an email with details of how to connect to the meeting please send your written request via email to Candis Meerpohl, director, at candism@ksu.edu no later than 3:00 PM, Tuesday, December 12, 2023. 

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Contact Us

Monday - Friday,
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

1740 SW Western Avenue
Topeka, Kansas 66604

Phone: 785-232-0062
FAX: 785-232-0093
E-Mail Us: sn@listserv.ksu.edu

Please call or send us an e-mail before coming into the office at this time. 

We're here to help you!