Upcoming Meetings


Per the most recent UK policy concerning the COVID-19 virus, administration is asking that county offices postpone or reschedule all nonessential meetings between now and June 30th.  We thank you in advance for your understanding. If you have additional questions, please call our office at (502) 695-9035.

The Franklin County Extension District Board will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.


Updated: April 8, 2020

For the safety of our clientele and staff, the Franklin County Extension Office is temporarily limiting public access. FCCES is still open for business. During this time of heightened COVID-19 activity, all of our staff will be working remotely.  The main office number is being forwarded to staff members. We are responding to messages and emails.

For general questions, please call 502-695-9035 or email franklin.ext.@uky.edu.

For specific program areas, please call the same number or email us:

4-H, Krista Perry, krista.brown@uky.edu

Agriculture & Natural Resources, Keenan Bishop, kbishop@uky.edu

Family & Consumer Sciences, Tamera Thomas, tamera.thomas@uky.edu.

Horticulture, Adam Leonberger, adam.leonberger@uky.edu

  For the latest edition of the Healthy at Home Newsletter, click here.

Frankfort/Franklin County COVID-19 Update

The official Frankfort/Franklin County COVID-19 Update website is now live.  It can be accessed at www.frankfortema.org.   All information posted is verified and will be updated as it becomes available.  If you have any information to add, please let Blair Hecker or Ray Kinney know, bhecker@frankfort.ky.gov, rkinney@frankfort.ky.gov.


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4-H Outdoor Adventure Day at Canoe KY

Franklin County Extension Service Agriculture Agent Keenan Bishop and West Sixth Farm manager Birch Bragg pose for a picture with blackberries. (Photo by Philip Case)

Franklin County Homemakers' Officer Training/Kick-Off

We've successfully transitioned our annual Plant Sale to online/pickup success,

We've successfully transitioned our annual Plant Sale to online/pickup success

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Complaint Procedure

Any employee who believes they have been discriminated against may seek resolution through a variety of paths. Discrimination may be reported to the Jenny Cocanougher, Director for District 4 - Ft. Harrod/Bluegrass at 859-257-7478 or supervisor. To initiate a complaint at the college level, contact Tim West in the Business Office at 859-257-3879. At the University level, Terry Allen and Patty Bender in the UK Office of Institutional Equity and Equal Opportunity (859-257-8927) may be contacted. Additionally, employee or clientele complaints involving any research or extension sponsored program or activity may be directed to the USDA, Director Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W Whitten Bldg., 14th & Independence Ave. SW, Washington DC 20250-9410 (202-720-5964).


Franklin County Cooperative Extension Service
101 Lakeview Ct
Frankfort, KY 40601-8750
Phone: (502) 695-9035
Fax: (502) 695-9309
Email: Franklin.EXT@uky.edu

Office Hours

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

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The Franklin County Extension District Board’s most recent audit and adopted budget can be viewed anytime on the Department for Local Government’s Public Portal website, https://kydlgweb.ky.gov/Entities/specDistSearch.cfm . If you would like to view our most recent financial statement, please visit us at our home office located at 101 Lakeview Ct, Frankfort, KY during our normal office hours of 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.