John C. Pair Center


John C. Pair Center


The John C. Pair Center, is located in Haysville, Kansas. The center is a unit within the Eastern Kansas Research-Extension Centers, and is a part of the Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service.


To conduct research and extension activities that result in the John Pair Horticultural Center's recognition as a state, regional, and national resource for research-extension based information as it relates to industrial hemp and woody ornamental crop production and utilization.

Research and Extension Activities:

  • Research in specialty crop production, selection, evaluation, and utilization
  • Extension efforts focused on assisting county agents and serving the continuing-education goals of the Center's green industry partners.
  • Coordination of the Kansas Forest Service Community Forestry Program

Facility Description:

120 acres that includes:

  • About 80 acres in use
  • 40 Acres in dry land farming
  • Sandy loam soil with little topography change