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Johnson County

Research-based Information You Can Trust — Localized for your needs

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.

Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service

K-State Research and Extension is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Native Grasses and Forbs


Using native grasses and flowers in pastures and landscaping provides many benefits to wildlife, ecosystems, landowners, and homeowners. Our office has many resources available, check out the following links for more information.

Mid to large-scale native plants

No-Till Drill Rental for Johnson County Residents

If planting large areas in native seed, Johnson County Residents can rent a no-till drill. We also have resources for a Native Seed Cost-Share program.

Small-scale native plants

Wanting to do native plants on a small scale? Check out our horticulture section on Native Gardens. Also, K-State Research and Extension publication on Establishing and Maintaining Native Plants in Small Areas

Native Plant Guides

Establishing Native Grasses

Forestry Publications

Contact Us

Juju Wellemeyer 
Natural Resources and Mid/Small Scale Agriculture Agent       juju.Wellemeyer@jocogov.org