Emergency Hay Distribution

 

Several locations in the area are serving as a distribution point for hay and supplies to assist those who are in emergency need due to the wildfires. 

PLAINVILLE AREA:

Heartland Regional Stockyards
907 NW 3rd Street
Plainville, KS 
Contact the auction market at 785-688-4080, Landon Schneider at 785-259-3234 or Brandon Hamel at 785-434-6280.

 

RUSSELL COUNTY:

Russell County Fairgrounds
702 Fairway Dr.
Russell, KS
Accepting hay and supply distributions. Call extension agent Marcia Geir at 785-483-3157 with questions.

 

LANE COUNTY / SURROUNDING COUNTIES:

3 E Rd 120
Dighton, KS
A supply donation site has been set up at 3 E Rd 120, Dighton, Kansas. To coordinate a drop-off, call Erik Steffens at 620-397-1687.     

Assistance with Livestock Disposal/Burial

Farmers or ranchers who are faced with the disposal/burial of livestock as a result of the wildfires should reach out to Dan Wells with KDHE for help as they make a plan for that disposal process. Dan is the NW District Environmental Administrator, and can help provide emergency assistance.

Contact Dan Wells at: 785-261-6101 or Danial.Wells@ks.gov

For additional information and resources, please visit the Kansas Dept. of Agriculture website here

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