An Extension District whose boundaries shall co-exist with the county boundaries shall be authorized for each county according to KRS 164.620. Each Extension District shall constitute a governmental subdivision of the Commonwealth.

The purposes of the Extension District are:

  1. Aid in disseminating practical information that people can trust in the areas of Agriculture, Family Consumer Sciences, 4-H and Community Economic Development.
  2. Develop a budget and financial support in cooperation with the County Extension Council which supports Extension Educational programming within the county.
  3. Manage and conduct business affairs of the District.
  4. Cooperate with the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment and USDA.