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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.


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

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 13th

Fresh Conversations
Caney Food Pantry
11:30 - 12 p.m.
Recurring Monthly starting Jan. 25th 

Stay Strong Stay Healthy
Sept 12- Nov 2
10 to 11 a.m./ Cost $20
Independence, KS

Basics of Medicare
Sept 14,15,22, and 28
11:30 a.m. Multiple locations
See Flyer for locations

Pond Management Workshop
Sept 26/ Starting at 5 p.m.
RSVP by Sept. 22nd for meal

Dining With Diabetes
Starting Oct 2/ 2-4 p.m.
Frontenac KS

Walk With Ease
Oct 9-Nov 17/ 12 -1 p.m.
Monday, Wednesday, & Friday
Pittsburg KS

Create Better Health
Tuesday's starting Oct 10-Nov 21
5:30-6:30 p.m.
Pittsburg Public Library

Family & Community Programming Listening Tour
Thursday's starting Oct 12-Nov 9
5:30-6:30 p.m.
See Flyer for locations

Dining with Diabetes Online
Oct 10-31/ ONLINE

ServSafe Food Handler Training
Oct 20 / 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Independence, KS

ServSafe Food Handler Training
Nov. 13/ 8 a.m. -1 p.m.
Girard, KS

ServSafe Manager Training
Nov. 16/ 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Master Food Volunteer Online Training
Jan. 16 to Feb. 24


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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