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K-State Research and Extension Center-Olathe

Contact Information:

Graphics>Address Book35230 W. 135th Street Graphics>Phone(913) 856-2335
Olathe, KS 66061-9423
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To be a regional resource and center of excellence in applied research and extension programs that serves the current and future needs of turfgrass, landscape, fruit, vegetable, and forestry industries as well as the local and regional economies they support.

Research and Extension Activities:

♦ Prairie Star Flower field and container trials
♦ Prairie Bloom perennial field trials
♦ High tunnels research & demonstration plots
♦ Turfgrass research & demonstration plots
♦ Growing Growers educational program
♦ All-America Selections flowers and edibles research trial site
♦ Open House the last Saturday of July


Facility Description:

342 acres that include:

♦ 150 acres native woodland
♦ 75 acres bottomland
♦ 117 acres upland soil grassland
♦ Creek running through site
♦ Blend of soil types to meet a variety of needs

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