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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.

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Position Openings

Student SNAP-Ed Nutrition Assistant (Part-time)

Wildcat Extension District is currently seeking a part-time Student Nutrition Assistant. This position will serve Crawford County, KS as a member of the Wildcat District, which has offices in Altamont, Fredonia, Girard, Independence, and Pittsburg. The primary office location will be in Pittsburg, KS. Regular travel to various sites within Crawford County is required.This position reports to the Wildcat District EFNEP-SNAP-Ed Extension Agent.

Job Decription and Application


4-H Youth Development Educators/ Summer Interns

4-H Youth Development within K-State Research & Extension (KSRE) is seeking multiple Educators/ Summer Interns to provide high quality local and regional 4-H programming to Kansas youth.

Application Deadline is December 16th.
Job Decription and Application

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. - 12:15
Recurring Monthly starting Oct 14th

Fresh Conversations
Arma City Library
12 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Recurring Monthly starting Oct.
thru Sept., 2023

Walk With Ease
Jan. 9 - Feb. 17, 2023
Class is Free
Girard, KS

Land Leasing Strategies for Midwestern Ag Women
A 4-Part Workshop for Landowners and Tenants
Jan. 18, 25,Feb. 1, 8 2023        5:30 - 8:30p.m.
Cost: $50.00
Register by Jan. 13

Eastern Kansas Weed Schools
Jan. 23/ Ottawa  / 7-9 p.m.
Jan .24/ Bronson / 7-9 p.m.
Jan. 24/ Parsons / 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Kansas Local Meat Marketing Workshops
Feb. 3 / Wichita
Feb. 24 / Olathe
March 3 / Parsons

Crawford County Junior Leaders Pancake Feed
Feb. 5th / 7 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Wildcat Extension Office
Girard KS

Grant Writing Basics
Online Workshop
Feb. 7 & 9 /1:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Cost: $60

Agronomy Night 2023
Feb. 7, 2023 / 5:30-8 p.m.
Independence, KS

Prepping For Recession
Feb. 16/ 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
This event is free to attend

OKAN Cattle Conference
Feburary 21/ 11:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Bartlesville, OK

Animal Health Day
March 1st /5:30 p.m.
Independence, KS

Sheep & Goat Marketing Workshop
March 2/ 6:15 p.m.
The event is free to attend

Youth Tractor Safety Training
March 16th/ 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
March 17th / 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Altamont, KS

Area Farmers' Markets

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Wildcat Extension District Board Meeting Schedule


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