Yakima County

About WSU Extension in Yakima County

Yakima County Extension is part of the world-class outreach and engagement enterprise of Washington State University. We partner with local agencies, businesses, our community, and volunteers to drive innovation, invention and technology transfer. We specifically focus on expanding the problem-solving capacity of communities within the county, enhancing and sustaining the local economy, enhancing natural resources and the environment, enhancing economic opportunities for agriculture and eliminating barriers to success for youth and families. Learn more about WSU Extension in Yakima County.

Vision Statement

WSU Yakima County Extension empowers our families, communities, and local partners through a network of educators and volunteers to provide research-based outreach and creative solutions to enhance agricultural productivity, environmental stewardship, and quality of life.

County Programs

Yakima County Extension

2403 S. 18th. St. Suite 100
Union Gap, WA 98903
(509) 574-1600
Contact Us

Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday
9 am – 12 pm & 1 pm – 4:30 pm

WSU Extension programs and policies are consistent with federal and state laws and regulations on nondiscrimination regarding race, sex, religion, age, color, creed, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, and veteran status.  Evidence or noncompliance may be reported through your local WSU Extension office.  Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities and special needs who contact Gina Ord, County Director, at least two weeks prior to the event.


Upcoming Events
Sat 23

Sustainable Garden Design

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mon 02

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program

October 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Sat 07

Drip Irrigation

October 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Thu 12

West Valley Fair Meeting

October 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon 16

Yakima Valley Fair & Rodeo Meeting

October 16 @ 7:00 pm
Sat 28

Children’s Pumpkin Fun

October 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm