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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

EXPANDED FOOD AND NUTRITION EDUCATION PROGRAM (EFNEP) EXTENSION AGENT

Application Deadline: May 15, 2019

Primary Location: Pittsburg, Kansas, with other offices in Altamont, Fredonia, Independence, and Girard.

See https://www.ksre.k-state.edu/jobs/current_openings/index.html for responsibilities, qualifications, and application procedure.

K-State Research and Extension is an EOE of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Background check required.

DIVERSIFIED AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES

Application Deadline: May 23, 2019

Primary Location: Independence, Kansas, with other offices in Altamont, Fredonia, and Girard.

See https://www.ksre.k-state.edu/jobs/current_openings/index.html for responsibilities, qualifications, and application procedure.

K-State Research and Extension is an EOE of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Background check required.

 

 

 

                           Walk Kansas 2019 

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March 17 - May 11

Register Online: www.walkkansasonline.org



 

Community Events

Unplug to Connect

September 24, 2019 | 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. | Meadowbrook Mall, Pittsburg, KS

 

National Festival of Breads

June 8th at 8:30 a.m. / Manhattan KS

 

  

 

News

Plant Day at CHOICES Early Childhood Learning Center

Plant Day at CHOICES Early Childhood Learning Center in Pittsburg involved many fun and engaging activities. Youth painted stepping stones, planted flowers and vegetables, painted stones to place in the vegetable garden, created bird feeders, and much more!

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Bread in a Bag

Wildcat District Agents traveled to Cherryvale Elementary School to make bread in a bag and butter with three classes of 3rd graders. Youth were also able to learn about grain - where it comes from and it's different forms.

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Girard Ag Day

Girard Public Library hosted, "Ag Day," where area schools were able to come experience different vendors. Vendors included: Draft Horses, Southeast Kansas Old Time Gas Engine & Tractor Club, Rope Making, Pioneer Woman, Southwest Dairy Farmers Mobile Classroom, Jack the Bible Donkey, K-State Research and Extension - 4-H youth Development, Jeri Geren - K-State Research and Extension - Kansas Crops and Their Uses, K-State Research and Extension - Kansas Crops and Their Uses, Girard High School FFA Chapter, Cattle drives, Cattle Brands, Chickens.

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