Extension Agent- Southwind District

Clara Wicoff to Serve as Southwind District Extension Agent 

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Clara Wicoff will join the staff of K-State Research and Extension – Southwind District as a Nutrition, Food and Health Extension Agent, effective September 19, 2021.  Southwind District has offices in Erie, Fort Scott, Iola, and Yates Center, KS.  Wicoff’s primary office will be in Iola. 

She earned her bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Economics from Kansas State University and is working on her master’s degree in Agricultural Economics from University of Reading. 

Wicoff has most recently been employed as a Trade Subcommittee Intern for the United States House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee 

Nutrition, Food and Health agents develop and deliver programs related to nutrition and health. Programming may include but is not limited to: nutrition through the life cycle, nutrition of low-income audiences, food security, physical activity promotion, and chronic disease prevention. 

Local extension faculty are jointly employed in a partnership between K-State Research and Extension, headquartered on the Kansas State University campus in Manhattan, and the local Extension board.  

The role of K-State Research and Extension is to encourage the adoption of research-based information to improve the quality of life for Kansans. K-State Research and Extension is the short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service. 

More information about K-State Research and Extension Southwind District is available by calling (620) 244-3826 or online at southwind.k-state.edu

Contact Clara Wicoff via email at: clarawicoff@ksu.edu.

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