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Northeast Regional Office



NE Area Map Updated 9-2016

The Northeast Regional Office, located in Manhattan, Kansas, is a unit of K-State Research and Extension.

K-State Research and Extension is a partnership between Kansas State University and federal, state, and county governments. K-State Research and Extension is working to address five grand challenges facing Kansas including global food systems, water, health, developing tomorrow’s leaders, and community vitality. Extension specialists at the Northeast Regional Office discover new knowledge and work with their local communities to solve current issues related to the grand challenges.

Service Area

The programs and services of the Northeast Regional Office are focused on 31 counties in the northeast corner of Kansas. These include: Atchison, Brown, Dickinson, DoniphanGeary, Harvey, Leavenworth, Lyon, Marion, Marshall, McPherson, Pottawatomie, Rice, Wabaunsee. Two Extension Districts have also been formed: Flint Hills (Morris and Chase counties) and Meadowlark (Jackson, Jefferson, and Nemaha counties). Our Area Specialists provide programming to the additional counties of Douglas, JohnsonReno, Riley, Shawnee, and Wyandotte, and two Extension Districts: Central Kansas (Ottawa and Saline counties) and River Valley (Clay, Cloud, Republic, Washington).





Contact Information

Chris Onstad

Chris Onstad
NE Regional Director
1007 Throckmorton Hall
1712 Claflin Road
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506

Regional Extension Offices


NE Regional Extension Office
   Manhattan, Kansas

NW Research-Extension Center
   Colby, Kansas

SE Research-Extension Center
   Parsons, Kansas

SW Research-Extension Center
   Garden City, Kansas