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Wildcat Extension District

Who We Are

We are your number one source of reliable, research-based information in Crawford, Labette, Montgomery, and Wilson Counties. Our purpose? 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.

Office Locations

Wildcat Extension District Email: wildcatext@ksu.edu

Girard Office

120 E. Buffalo Street, Girard, KS 66743
Phone: 620-724-8233  Fax: 620-724-7042 

Altamont Office

524 Huston Street, PO Box 39, Altamont, KS 67330
Phone: 620-784-5337  Fax: 620-724-7042

Fredonia Office

Courthouse RM 1, 615 Madison, Fredonia, KS 66736
Phone: 620-378-2167  Fax: 620-724-7042

Independence Office

410 Peter Pan Road, Suite B, Independence, KS 67301
Phone: 620-331-2690 Fax: 620-724-7042

Pittsburg Office/EFNEP

216 N Broadway, Suite H, Pittsburg, KS 66762

Phone: 620-232-1930


Meet Our Staff

Frances Graves


Will Morris - STEM 4-H Youth Developmentwillmorris@ksu.edu

Adaven Scronceadaven@ksu.edu


James Coover - Crop Field Productionjcoover@ksu.edu

Cara Comstockcjcomstock@ksu.edu

Cheri Nelsen - 4-H Youth and Volunteer Developmentcnelsen@ksu.edu

Eric Marr 4-H Office Professionalemarr@ksu.edu

Sherry Foister - Ag & Natural Resource Office Professionalsfoister@ksu.edu

Katie Townsend - 4-H Youth Development and Communicationkrohling@ksu.edu


Mattson Steele - Communication Managermattsons@ksu.edu


Wendie Powell - Livestock Productionwendiepowell@ksu.edu


Jesse Gilmorejr637@ksu.edu

Lacy O'Malley Snap Ed Nutrition Educator


Tina Oehme


Tara Solomon-Smith


Shari Saia


Debbie Steed Family and Consumer Science Office Professional


     Julie Smith