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Southwind District

Erie Office

111 South Butler
Erie, KS 66733
Fax:  620-244-3829

Fort Scott Office

210 South National
Fort Scott, KS 66701
Fax:  620-223-0332

Iola Office

We've moved!
1006 N. State St.
Iola, KS 66749
Fax:  620-365-7944

Yates Center Office

211 W. Butler
Yates Center, KS  66783
Fax:  620-625-8645



Master Gardener Program

Extension Master Gardeners are a vital part of K-State Research and Extension.  The Master Gardener program is a volunteer program in which K-State Research and Extension "trades" classroom training for volunteer time.

Anyone with an interest in horticulture can apply for the Extension Master Gardener Program.  If you want to improve your skills and knowledge and you like to work with people, the Extension Master Gardener Program may be for you!

Enjoy sharing your love of gardening with others through various Extension Master Gardener projects.  Volunteer time during 2018 totaled 103,736 hours with an average of 74 hours donated per volunteer.  This is equivalent to 50 full time extension staff positions and is estimated to be worth $2,340,284.

Another class will be added this fall.  Details will be posted on this page when they become available.  Watch for details on our Facebook page, too.          

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