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Johnson County

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Johnson County
11811 S. Sunset Drive
Suite 1500
Olathe, KS 66061

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday,
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

(913) 715-7000
(913) 715-7005 fax

Map to our office

K-State Research and Extension is committed to making its services, activities and programs accessible to all participants. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting Johnson County Extension at (913)715-7000. Notify staff of accommodation needs as early as possible.

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Bringing K-State to Johnson County


"In a gentle way, you can shake the world."

                                                              - Mahatma Gandhi

Here at the K-State Johnson County Extension Office, we pledge to serve our community in a variety of ways, from health and nutrition, to agricultural and horticultural needs, money management, and much more. We exist to help others through Kansas State University knowledge and information in order to better serve our communities, specializing in problem-solving, education, and community service.

Since 1917, the Johnson County Extension Office has dedicated our time and resources to ensure that the community of Johnson County continues to grow and thrive.


What's New?

Free Tax Preparation Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Feb. 8th-April 15th.
  • The income threshold to use this service for 2023 is $60,000 or less.
  • These services are at no cost to you and are a free service.
  • The Johnson County VITA Tax site will offer first-come first-serve walk-in consultations at our Sunset Drive office location, 11811 S. Sunset Drive, Olathe, KS. We do not make appointments.
    • Wednesdays 10AM-4PM
    • Thursdays 10AM-4PM
    • Saturdays 8:30AM-12:30PM
    • This service ends on April 15th.
  • Tax forms will be accepted by drop off and mail after February 8th and prior to April 15th. Please allow adequate time for the mail to reach us before the deadline of April 15th.  Be prepared to pick up any dropped off or mailed-in paperwork upon notification that your taxes are completed.

Further details are available here

Healthy Yards Expo, March 11th 2023 9AM-2PM
  • Make greener choices for your yard and home at the Johnson County Healthy Yards Expo — a FREE Earth-friendly lawn and garden event.
  • More information here.
International Master Gardener Conference June 18-22 2023

International Master Gardener Conference Public Events

Tour of Private Gardens, June 17 and 18, 2023.

Evening Featured Speakers-Enjoy presentations about Gardening in England, Monarch Migration and Tales of a World Renowned Plant Explorer.

Garden Thyme Marketplace (Trade Show)- A Trade Show Featuring Garden Related Products.

Free Soil Tests for Johnson County Residents



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