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What we do

UI Extension, Bannock County offers residents up-to-date education and research-based information focusing on Horticulture and Forages, Family and Consumer Sciences, 4-H and Youth Development and Eat Smart Idaho.

 Idaho Master Gardener Program
Horticulture and Idaho Master Gardener

Idaho Master Gardener classes are offered once each year to residents of Bannock County. This 13 week course is designed to help you gain gardening knowledge and experience. Those enrolled are required to volunteer 30 hours of service work before becoming certified.

Our UI Extension, Bannock County office has many educational bulletins to help with your gardening questions, infestations, crops, trees and lawns.

Family and Consumer Sciences

Family and consumer sciences offers many local educational opportunities. Learn about healthy living with diet and exercise, food safety, canning, educational opportunities, and get wonderful recipes for holidays, special occasions or just healthy eating.


4-H and Youth Programming

Turning ideas into action, 4-H youth are becoming everyday heroes who persevere through challenges to leave lasting, positive impacts on their communities and motivate others along the way.

Through the work of caring mentors, 4-H – a positive youth development organization – is cultivating a growing number of America’s youth to lead us in a Revolution of Responsibility. Their unparalleled commitment challenges us all to join the movement toward meaningful change

4-H is the largest youth organization in the world! Membership is open to all youth ages 5 to 19.

Eat Smart Idaho
Idaho’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-ED) & EFNEP

The Eat Smart Idaho program is administered in the Eastern District (Bannock County) for limited income residents of Caribou, Bonneville, Bingham, Power, Jefferson, Madison, Fremont and Franklin counties. Classes on free and reduced lunch programs are available for youth that attend schools with more than 50 percent of the student body.