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River Valley District

Making a difference in your life

In north central Kansas, we cover Clay, Cloud, Republic and Washington Counties. The Republican River runs through the heart of the district affecting the nature of many of our agricultural practices. The Little Blue River runs through the eastern part of the District, and the Solomon River just clips the southwest corner.

Our programs include: 4-H & Youth Development, Crops, Livestock, Adult Development & Aging, Foods, Nutrition & Health, Home & Family, Community Development and Lawn & Garden area.

Click the link below to hear the  RIVER VALLEY SCOOP Radio Agent Program on KNCK Radio  ("Click on the River Valley Scoop to listen)

K-State Research and Extension is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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2018 FARM BILL MEETING2019 - 2018 Farm Bill meeting flyer

Tuesday - September 10
1:00-5:00 p.m.
Concordia, KS
Commercial Building (Cloud County Fairgrounds)

RSVP is requested by Friday, September 6, either "online" registration HERE or call the River Valley District, Concordia Office, at 785-243-8185.

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Promotional Video (click HERE!)

2019Mark Potter Revised Date Poster

"THE SILENT EPIDEMIC - A Real Story of Victory Over Severe Depression"

Monday - November 18

6:30 p.m.

Belleville Blair Theater
1310 19th Street
Belleville, KS

(Program is suitable for school age children, bring your family to listen to Mark's message!)

 

HELP WANTED - RVED CROP PRODUCTION AGENT POSITION OPEN. . .

K-State Research and Extension – River Valley District with offices in Washington, Clay Center, Concordia and Belleville, is seeking an Extension Agent, Crop Production to be located in the Concordia Office. See: www.ksre.ksu.edu/jobs for responsibilities, qualifications, and application procedure. Application Deadline: 9/23/19. K-State Research and Extension is an EOE of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Background check required. Contact District Extension Director, John Forshee, at 785-632-5335 or 785-447-1291 with questions or for additional information.

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FLOOD RESOURCES
As many Kansans are facing losses and damage to their homes, businesses and farms due to flooding, K-State Research & Extension has put together a web page with links to KSRE resources, others from extension partners outside the state, and recent KSRE print and audio news pieces addressing the subject from several angles. (Click the link below for the resource page)

https://www.ksre.k-state.edu/…/stories/2019/05/FLOOD-RESOURCES.html

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MANAGING FARM STRESS. . .Use this leaflet "Managing Rural Stress Model" to help you work through a process to manage the pressures that impact your family, your farming operation and your life in general.  The key is to be flexible and maintain a balanced lifestyle.

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