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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 Assistants

The Wildcat District is seeking two full-time Extension Nutrition Assistants. These positions will serve the Wildcat District area. The district has offices in Altamont, Fredonia, Girard, Independence, and Pittsburg.The primary office for both positions 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

Walk With Ease
Feb 19- March 29th/Monday, Wednesday and Friday 
11 a.m.- 12 p.m.
Fredonia KS

Homesteading Workshop Series
Every Thursday thru May 9th
Register Here

Walk With Ease
March 18 through April 26th
Monday, Wednesday & Friday
9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Girard, KS
Class Size is Limited to 15 people! 

Strengthening Families
March 21-May 16/ 12-2 p.m.
Parsons, KS
Register by March 8th 

Walk Kansas
March 31-May 25th 
Register online March 4- April 4

Southeast Kansas Grazing and Forage School
Part 1 April 6/ 8:30 - 4 p.m
Part 2 June 8/ 8:30- 4 p.m.
Parson, KS 
Register Here

Walk with Ease
April 15-May 24/ 10 - 11 a.m.
Monday, wednesday & Friday
Caney KS

ServSafe Food Handler Training
April 19/ 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Columbus KS
Register Here

Aging With Attitude
April 26/ 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Parsons, KS

Poverty Grass Progress
May 1st/ Fredonia, KS
Old Iron "Town Hall"
10 a.m., 2 p.m and 6 p.m.

Kitchen Kids Camp
Open to Youth 10-12 years old
Caney, KS/ June 4-6th 
Coffeyville, KS/June 11-13th 
Oswego, KS/ June 15-27th 
Register Here

Fresh Conversations
Girard Senior Center
11:30 a.m. - 12:15
Recurring Monthly starting Oct 13th

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!

Finances and the Farm
Online Classes
Register Here

Risk Management on the Farm
Online Classes
Register Here

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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