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What we do

We focus on contemporary topics that matter to you most, including small and large-scale sustainable agriculture, home horticulture, natural resources, food safety, nutrition, and youth development.

Our public education is delivered through a diverse and ever-changing assortment of hands-on classes, workshops and trainings, and is also made available through the University of Idaho’s vast resource library, combined with other state and national Extension research.


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4-H Youth Development

As the largest youth organization in the world, 4-H is assisting youth in acquiring knowledge, developing life skills, and forming attitudes that will enable them to become productive, contributing members of society.

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Idaho Master Gardener and Home Horticulture

Our programming provides opportunities for home gardeners and green industry professionals to improve their knowledge and skills, adopt sustainable practices and serve their communities through volunteerism and leadership.

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Livestock and Small Acreages

We teach landowners how to implement best management practices for their properties and livestock, and to facilitate the creation and success of small farm businesses.

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Crop Production

We provide information and education programming on pests and diseases, pesticide safety, irrigation and new technologies to diverse audiences, enhancing operations in one of the largest agricultural counties in Idaho.

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Food Safety and Preservation

We serve as the trusted source for up-to-date, research-based information and personalized advice on the safest methods of home food preservation and storage.

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Extension Nutrition Program

Our programming empowers families with limited incomes to stretch their food dollars through healthy, low-cost meals, nutrition education and budgeting, leading to individual change and increased self-sufficiency.