Midway will be governed by an eight-person board of four representatives from each county.
The K-State Extension organization plans to have at least two agents based in both Russell and Ellsworth Counties.
Two longtime Russell County Extension agents recently retired: Ag Agent John Stannard and Family and Consumer Sciences Agent Joann Paschal.
4-H Youth Development Agent Dusti Cason remains in Russell County.
The two Ellsworth County KSU Extension Agents are Jamie Rathbun, FACS, and Brent Goss, Agronomist.