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April 2023

Springtime Eggs

When we think of Springtime and eggs, three things may come to mind. Deviled eggs, brightly colored eggs, and Easter egg hunts. Deviled eggs are a popular appetizer for many family gatherings this time of year and dying eggs a wide array of colors is always a fun activity and brings smiles to kids’ faces. 

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4-H Youth Development

Summer Camp - A Vital Piece of Developing Well-Rounded Youth

Summer camp provides short and long-term benefits which build character and develop life skills that will be carried through adulthood. Keep reading to discover what a summer camp adventure can create.

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Home & Family

April Financial Check In

April's Financial Check In highlights: Celebrate Financial Literacy Month, IRS Income Taxes Filed and Paid and so much more!

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Digital Estate Planning

In a digital world, many of the things that we hold dear aren’t tangible. It is common to access family photos, songs and movies, and business correspondence through online accounts. So much of our lives occur online. However, we don’t often think about what happens to our digital assets when we are no longer here or unable to manage them.

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White Clover, Is it a Good Lawn Alternative?

Does white clover work? Trends are shifting to lower maintenance which requires fewer lawn inputs and supports pollinators. Is this trend right for you? Find out more and see whether this trend can work for you here in KC. 

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New Kansas Garden Guide Just Released

Hot off the press is your one-stop resource for everything you need to know for success in the vegetable garden. Nearly 200 pages cover everything from soil prep and pest issues to each crop’s cultural requirements. The guide is free to view or download, or you can purchase your hard copy. 

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Garden Tour, Garden Gurus, and Garden Trade Show Oh My!

Hey gardeners, do we have your attention? June is chock-full of events for everyone as part of the 2023 International Master Gardener Conference. You too can be part of the conference. Attend a tour of private gardens, listen to dynamic speakers, or stroll and shop at a garden-inspired trade show. 

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Lawn or Garden questions? Call our

Gardening Hotline!

(913) 715-7050

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Health & Food Safety

Walk Kansas 2023 Underway

Walk Kansas 2023 is officially underway! A few reminders as you start your 8-week journey.

  • Be sure to log your activity at least weekly at
  • Register and join us for our complimentary Med instead of Meds virtual lunch programming during weeks 2 through 7.
  • Wear a good pair of walking shoes and stay hydrated!

Questions or need help? Contact us at [email protected]

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Have nutrition, food safety or health questions? Contact us!

(913) 715-7000

[email protected]

Natural Resources

Junior Extension Master Naturalists

Check out our Junior Extension Master Naturalist program on April 22nd for "All about BEES-ness and the important role of pollinators!"

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Backyard Poultry 101

Free Event!

Join us for a Backyard Poultry 101 educational session on April 6th from 7-8:30 PM at the Extension office.

The session will be taught by K-State Extension Poultry Nutrition and Management Specialist Dr. Beyer.

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