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.
Heartland Regional Stockyards
907 NW 3rd Street
Contact the auction market at 785-688-4080, Landon Schneider at 785-259-3234 or Brandon Hamel at 785-434-6280.
Russell County Fairgrounds
702 Fairway Dr.
Accepting hay and supply distributions. Call extension agent Marcia Geir at 785-483-3157 with questions.
LANE COUNTY / SURROUNDING COUNTIES:
3 E Rd 120
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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