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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

Horticulture Extension Agent

The Wildcat District is seeking a Horticulture Extension Agent. Wildcat District has offices in Girard, Altamont, Independence and Fredonia. The primary office will be in the Girard. Application Deadline will be May 6. 2024
Job Description and Application Portal

EFNEP Nutrition Assistant

The Wildcat District is seeking a full-time Extension Nutrition Assistant. This position will serve the Wildcat District area. The district has offices in Altamont, Fredonia, Girard, Independence, and Pittsburg.The primary office is in Altamont. 
Job Description and Application Portal

Enrichment Programs

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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 on air interviews!

 Upcoming Events

Fresh Conversations
Pittsburg Public Library
6:00 - 6:45 pm
Recurring Monthly 

Southeast Kansas Grazing and Forage School
June 8/ 8:30- 4 p.m.
Parsons, KS 
Register Here

Kitchen Kids Camp
Coffeyville | June 11-13th 
Oswego | June 15-27th 
Register Here

Fresh Conversations
Girard Senior Center
11:30 a.m. - 12:15
Recurring Monthly 

Finances and the Farm
Online Classes
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Risk Management on the Farm
Online Classes
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Area Farmers' Markets

Need a Speaker?
Click here for topics and contact information if you are interested in having one of our agents visit your group.

Wildcat Extension District Board Meeting Schedule


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