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Kansas Administrative Area 4

Area 4 includes 26 counties, 24 field offices, and 26 conservation districts.

Kansas map with Administrative Area 4 highlightedArea Office:

  • Manhattan

Field Offices: 24

  • Atchison County - Effingham
  • Brown County - Hiawatha
  • Clay County - Clay Center
  • Cloud County - Concordia 
  • Dickinson County - Abilene
  • Doniphan County - Troy
  • Douglas County - Lawrence
  • Ellsworth County - Ellsworth
  • Jackson County - Holton
  • Jefferson County and Leavenworth County - Oskaloosa
  • Jewell County - Mankato
  • Lincoln County - Lincoln
  • Marshall County - Marysville
  • Mitchell County - Beloit
  • Nemaha County - Seneca
  • Osage County - Lyndon
  • Ottawa County - Minneapolis
  • Pottawatomie County - Westmoreland
  • Republic County - Belleville
  • Riley County and Geary County - Manhattan
  • Saline County - Salina
  • Shawnee County - Topeka
  • Wabaunsee County - Alma
  • Washington County - Washington

Partnerships:

  • Conservation districts offices: 26 counties
  • Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism: 1 wildlife biologists
  • Pheasants Forever: 3 biologists
  • Kansas Forest Service: 2 foresters
  • Division of Conservation, Kansas Department of Agriculture: 6 technicians

Major Land Resource Areas:

  • Rolling Plains and Breaks
  • Central Kansas Sandstone Hills
  • Central Loess Plains
  • Bluestem Hills
  • Nebraska and Kansas Loess Drift Hills
  • Cherokee Prairie

Major Ag Production:

  • Corn
  • Milo
  • Soybeans
  • Hay
  • Wheat
  • Sorghum
  • Grazing Lands

Major Practices:

  • Ponds
  • Brush Management
  • Pasture and Rangeland Management
  • Erosion Control on Cropland
  • Pest Management
  • Terraces
  • Waterways
  • Tile Outlets
  • Diversion
  • Sediment Basin
  • Nutrient Management

Resource Concerns:

  • Cropland soil erosion occurring from cropland under continuous annual crop production
  • Invasive species in pasture and rangeland
  • Surface water quality degradation due to sediment and nutrients
  • Pasture use rates
  • Decline of grassland wildlife species

Contact

Troy Munsch, Assistant State Conservationist

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Kansas NRCS Administrative Area Profile - Area 4 (PDF; 77 KB)