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

– Cows/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!

Kennewick

BENTON COUNTY

7102 W. Okanogan Place, Suite 102
Kennewick, WA 99336

509-735-3551
fax:  509-736-2731
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Hours:  8:00am – 4:00pm
Monday – Friday


FACULTY & STAFF

Gwen Hoheisel
County Director

Don Llewellyn
Livestock Specialist

Lizann Powers Hammond
Food & Nutrition Specialist

Eileen Hewitt
Office Manager

Heather Wyttenbach
Office Assistant

Master Gardeners
509-736-2726

Prosser

BENTON COUNTY

1121 Dudley Ave
Prosser, WA 99350-1320

509-786-5609
fax: 509-786-5525
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Hours:  9:00am – 3:00pm
Monday – Thursday


FACULTY & STAFF

Gwen Hoheisel
County Director
Tree Fruit & Viticulture Specialist

Jodi Elston
Office Manager

Pasco

FRANKLIN COUNTY

404 W. Clark
Pasco, WA 99301

509-545-3511
fax: 509-545-2130
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Hours: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Monday – Friday


FACULTY & STAFF

Tim Waters
County Director

Natalie Kinion
4-H Specialist

Sarah Howard
4-H Program Coordinator

AnaMaria Diaz-Martinez
Family Specialist

Steve Norberg
Forage Specialist

Celina Fox
Pathways to Literacy Coordinator

Josefina Contreras
Office Manager

Bailey Young
Office Assistant