Important Information - Office Closing to In-Person Visits

Effective immediately, our office will be closed to the public. We are still here working and can take soil samples, plant samples, insect, 4-H camp applications, etc. Please see signs at the front of our building. Call our office at 859-623-4072 if you have any questions or want to check-in before you arrive to drop something off. This decision was made in response to recommendations from the University of Kentucky and the CDC to keep all of our employees and clientele safe! Keep watching this page for updates and other useful information!

Use the mail slot for 4-H Camp Applications.

A cart will be outside the front door from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday for soil and plant samples that need to be dropped off. When you drop anything off, give us a call so we will know to go out and get it, 859-623-4072.

Meeting Cancellation Schedule

As of now, based on guidance from the University of Kentucky, all Madison County Extension programs will be cancelled through mid-May. Our office plans to remain open to assist clientele as needed. We ask if you do plan to visit our office to be mindful of safety precautions such as: wash your hands frequently or use alcohol based hand sanitizer; avoid close contact; cover coughs and sneezes; and most importantly, please stay home if you are sick. This information could change with short notice, so please continue to watch and interact with our social media to stay up to date! We appreciate your patience and understanding as we are all navigating this current situation. Our number one priority is the safety of our clientele and staff.

4-H Teen Conference Delegates

Madison County 4-H Teen Conference Delegates

Our Teen Conference delegates are had a blast at Clover Fest 2019 during the 2019 4-H Teen Conference.

Power of Produce

"Power of Produce" Event at the Farmers' Markets

Kids earned vouchers at the farmers market by trying a new vegetable at the Power of Produce event held at both the Berea Farmers' Market in Berea, and the Madison County Farmers' Market in Richmond.

Homemaker Annual Meeting 2019

Madison County Extension Homemaker Annual Meeting 2019

Madison County Extension Homemakers enjoyed the 2019 Madison County Extension Homemakers Annual Meeting. Food, fellowship, and a great cultural arts display rounded out the day!

Fall born calves grazing Texoma Fescue

Fall Born Calves Grazing Texoma Fescue in Madison County

Fall born calves grazing Texoma Fescue, a “Friendly” Endophyte Tall Fescue variety for increased rates of gain and reduced summer heat stress. June 2019 Northeast Madison County.

College News

Madison County Extension Community Survey

The Madison County Cooperative Extension Service is conducting a survey to help identify the needs in our community! Help make your mark by clicking the link to take the survey:

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Substance Abuse Resource Guide

If you or someone you care about struggles with addiction visit the Madison County Substance Abuse Resource Guide at

This booklet provides information about local and regional substance abuse treatment programs, including their Medicaid / insurance / fee status, their policies on Medication-Assisted Treatment, and eligibility criteria.

Madison County Extension Office

Madison County Office
230 Duncannon Lane
(P.O. Box 270)
Richmond, KY 40475
Phone: (859) 623-4072
Fax: (859) 624-9510

*Click here for Driving Directions*

Office Hours

Monday thru Friday
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

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