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University of Idaho Extension, Canyon County provides reliable, research-based education and information to help people, businesses, and communities solve problems, develop skills, and build a better future.

Our County:

Canyon County is located in southwest Idaho, and includes the cities of Nampa, Caldwell, Middleton, Parma, Wilder, Greenleaf, Notus and Melba.

Just miles out their front doors, Canyon County residents can enjoy mountain peaks, desert plains, rocky canyons, natural sand dunes, hot springs, open meadows and mountain lakes.

“The valley is surrounded by the Owyhee, Weiser and Boise mountain ranges that rise steeply to 8-9,000 feet above sea level … surrounding the Treasure Valley. The slopes are partly covered with sagebrush, which gives way to chaparral, then to ridges of fir, pine, spruce and juniper. Recreational activities are a highlight of Idaho and … provides access to a variety of enthusiasts from rock hounds to river rafters, skiers to hot springs lovers, trail riders to hikers and much, much more.”  - Caldwell Chamber of Commerce


Our Office:

The UI Extension, Canyon County office is located at 501 Main Street in the heart of Caldwell (the county seat).

Currently, our faculty and staff consist of the following:

Jerry Neufeld, Extension Educator, Agriculture

Ariel Agenbroad, Extension Educator, Home/Commercial Horticulture and Small Farms

Nancy Shelstad, Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development

Tina Holmquist, 4-H Program Coordinator


Debbie Lowber, Lead Customer Service Specialist

Debby Lea Clancy, Senior Customer Service Specialist

Katie Roberts, Senior Customer Service Specialist


We look forward to meeting you and serving your needs!