About

Our Mission

Washington State University Extension engages people, organizations and communities to advance knowledge, economic well-being and quality of life by fostering inquiry, learning, and the application of research.

Our Vision

Washington State University Extension is the front door to the University. It extends non-credit education and degree opportunities to people and communities throughout the state. Extension builds the capacity of individuals, organizations, businesses and communities, empowering them to find solutions for local issues and to improve their quality of life. Extension is recognized for its accessible, learner-centered, relevant, high quality, unbiased educational programs. Extension collaborates with communities to create a culture of life-long learning.

   

Serving our Communities with Expert Knowledge

Commercial Crops

 

Forages – Steve Norberg

– Alfalfa Variety Trials
– Fertility in Forages
– Alternative Cropping Systems

 

Animal Science – Don Llewellyn

– Cow/calf Nutrition
– Livestock Management
– Meat Animal Quality Assurance

 

Fruit Crops – Gwen Hoheisel

– Pest Mangement, Horticulture, and Application Technology in Grapes, Tree Fruit, and Berries

 

Vegetable Crops – Tim Waters

– Vegetable Production
– Pest Management for Vegetables

Communities & Families

 

4-H/Youth Development – Natalie Kinion

– Positive Youth Development and Experiential Learning
– Volunteer Development

 

Nutrition & Food Safety – Lizann Powers Hammond

– Food Safety and Preservation
– Nutrition
– Master Food Preserver Program

 

Youth & Family Engagement – AnaMaria Diaz-Martinez

– Health, Nutrition, and Wellness in the Community
– Family and Human Development

 

Community Horticulture – Gwen Hoheisel

– Sustainable Gardening and Landscape
– Master Gardener Program

 

Contact Us

Contact one of our three convenient locations Kennewick, Prosser, or Pasco.  We’re here to help!