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Meadowlark District

Contact us

Starting May 4, 2020
until further notice

Office Hours:
Available by phone or email
8:00 am to 12:00 noon
12:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Open to the public
9 am to 12:00 noon
1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Closed on designated holidays

Holton Office
114 W. 5th
Holton, KS  66436-1778
Phone: 785-364-4125

Oskaloosa Office
PO Box 326
100 E. Washington
Oskaloosa, KS 66066-0326
Phone: 785-863-2212

Seneca Office
1500 Community Dr
Seneca, KS 66538-9786
Phone: 785-336-2184


Lawn and Garden

Tomatoes dying? Moles ruining your lawn? Need a soil test? The Meadowlark Extension District is here to assist! From publications to personal visits to support from horticultural specialists at K-State Research & Extension, we have a number of ways to help make your garden more productive, lawn look greener, and even provide information on how to get rid of your less than favorite pest!

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Have a specific problem?

You may bring soil, turf, weed, and insect samples to our offices and they will be sent to Kansas State University for evaluation. Suggested treatments or solutions will be provided through your local agent.

Good Bugs/Bad Bugs Presentation Slides (click here)

Informational Videos

Gardening Resources
Cedar-Apple Rust
Mowing Your Lawn
Compounding Stresses on Trees and Shrubs
Bagworms II
Product Label
Watering Established Trees and Shrubs

Weekly News Articles

Sweet Corn Earworm
Squash Bugs

Fertilizing Tomatoes

Bagworms have hatched

Anthracnose on Shade Trees

Peach Leaf Curl

Tree Monitoring

Spring Lawn Care - Pay Attention to Mowing Height

Lawnmower Blades - Keep Them Sharp

Mole Control & Fruit Damage from Cold Temps

Henbit Control in the Home Lawn

Proper Timing for Crabgrass Preventers

Landscape Design

Soil Sampling

Pest of the Week - Aquatic Weeds

Pest of the Week - Look for Bagworms

Pest of the Week - Cedar Apple Rust

Pest of the week - Moles

Pest of the Week - Brown Colorization on Junipers

Early Season Cool Season Grass Lawn Calendar

Pruning Deciduous Shrubs

Does Soil pH matter?

Cool Season Turfgrass Management


Poison Ivy ID & Control

Aquatic Weed Management
Grub Control
Adding Organic Matter in the Spring
Night Crawlers in the Lawn