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
A basic soil sample is $11 to mail and process. Payments can be made with a credit or debit card,check or cash. Checks 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
K-State Research and Extension Publications
Extension Agronomy eUpdates
Soil Fertility and Management
Soil Testing Lab