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Wildcat Extension District

Crop Production

The National Ag Statistics Service estimates there are 2,670 farms covering 1,037,000 acres of farm ground in the Wildcat District. On a wide majority of the acres corn, wheat, and soybeans are grown. Along with the three major crops, grain sorghum is produced as well as hay and forage crops.

Crops & Soil 

Crops and Soil Media

Soil Samples

A basic soil sample is $11 to mail and process. Payments can be made with a credit or debit card,check or cashChecks can be made out to Wildcat Extension District. Each sample should be legibly marked with the sample ID, location name or a number. Information sheets can be completed prior to sample drop-off; you can find the sheets by clicking the links below. Our offices are open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.Please call one of our offices if you have any questions. 

Crawford County Extension Office (Girard): (620) 724-8233 

Labette County Extension Office (Altamont): (620) 784-5337

Montgomery County Extension Office (Independence): (620) 331-2690 

Wilson County Extension Office (Fredonia): (620) 378-2167 

Crawford County Soil Sample Information Sheets           Crops,pasture and food plots                 Lawn & Garden             

Labette County Soil Sample Information Sheets            Crops,pasture and food plots                 Lawn & Garden

Montgomery County Soil Sample Information Sheets      Crops,pasture and food plots                 Lawn & Garden

Wilson County Soil Sample Information Sheets              Crops,pasture and food plots                 Lawn & Garden

Online Resources

K-State Research and Extension Publications
Extension Agronomy eUpdates
Crop Production
Soil Fertility and Management
Soil Management
Weed Management
Environmental Quality
Soil Testing Lab
Kansas Mesonet
Oklahoma Mesonet

For assistance and herbicide rebates contact your county weed department

     Crawford County
     121 1/2 North Ozark
     Girard, KS 66743
     Tommy Scales - Director
     (620) 724 4079
     Labette County
     1912 W Forest
     Oswego, KS 67356
     Ralph George
     (620) 795 4515
     (620) 429 6241
     Montgomery County
     117 N Wald
     Independence, KS 67301
     William Racy
     (620) 331 4139