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We provide relevant, reliable information related to Agriculture, Family and Consumer Sciences, Horticulture, 4-H and Youth Development, EFNEP (Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program) Family Life, Healthy Living, and much more. We assist individuals, businesses, and communities in their efforts to find solutions, develop their knowledge-base, and better themselves as a whole.

We are dedicated to a safe, sustainable, competitive food and fiber system and to strong, healthy communities, families and youth through integrated research, analysis and education.



Position Openings

Wildcat Extension District has openings for four EFNEP Nutrition Assistants!
Office locations: negotiable between our Altamont, Fredonia, Pittsburg and Independence Offices.

For more information and how to apply!


Green Side Up

KGGFGreen Side Up - Tune in every Wednesday to KGGF 690 AM at 7:40 and 8:10 a.m. to hear from our Wildcat District agents and/or call in with your question! Our agents discuss programs and timely topics with a different topic each week.
Follow this link for a livestream: https://lightningstream.com/player.aspx?call=KGGF-AM

 Upcoming Events

Green Side Up
Every Wednesday tune in to KGGF 690 AM at 7:40 and 8:10 a.m. to hear from our Wildcat District Agents and/ or call in with your questions!

Fresh Conversations
Girard Senior Center
11:30 a.m. - Noon
Recurring Monthly starting Nov. 12

Dining With Diabetes
January 4th - February 1st
Online Only

Living Well Wednesday
Virtual Learning Series
Jan. 12th and Jan. 26th
12:15-1 p.m.

Risk Management Skills for Kansas Women in Agriculture Series
Starting January 12th


Stay Strong, Stay Healthy
Jan. 24 - March 17th
Mondays and Wednesdays
9:30 to 11:00a.m.
Girard Extension Office
Registration Due by Jan.19th

ServSafe Food Handlers Training
Jan. 25th
Independence Office

2022 Farmers' Market/Direct to Consumer Virtual Workshops
Jan. 31 - Feb. 4th

2022 Soybean School
February 1, 2022
3:30p.m. to 6:30p.m.
Parsons, KS 

State Line Crops Conference
Feb. 3, 2022
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
First Baptist Church/ Lamar, MO.

Southeast Kansas Soil and Health Conference
Feb. 8,2022
8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
McCune KS

Wildcat Extension District Board Meeting Schedule


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