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Welcome to Benton-Franklin County Extension

Learn From The Experts

Our local programs include agriculture and natural resources, 4-H youth development, gardening and community horticulture, and food safety and preservation. In addition, Washington State University provides a broad range of consumer publications (link), online educational opportunities, and other statewide educational programs and technical assistance from four research and extension centers and 11 colleges.

County Programs

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2024 Garden Education Class Schedule

Each year our Master Gardeners host FREE garden education classes for our community. Find the full schedule here.

News & Events

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Pets in the Landscape Class

Join our WSU Master Gardener volunteers to learn more about pets in the landscape.
Master Gardener video brought to you by our community partner, McCurley Subaru.

Benton Franklin Master Gardeners Earn International Award

Our amazing WSU Master Gardeners of Benton & Franklin Counties earned first place in the David Gibby Search for Excellence Award in Youth Programming for their work “Washington Working with Incarcerated Youth: Growing and Giving Back to the Community” Watch the video explaining this exceptional program.

Locations

We have Regional Extension Specialists and staff in three locations throughout Benton and Franklin counties.

Benton County

7102 W. Okanogan Place, Suite 102
Kennewick, WA 99336
(509) 735-3551
Email
Open Monday – Friday
8:00am – 4:00pm

Specializing in:

  • Gardening & Master Gardeners
  • Food Preservation & Master Food Preservers
  • Animal Science

Benton County

620 Market Street
Prosser, WA 99350-1320
(509) 786-5609
Email
Open Tuesday – Thursday
8:30am – 4:30pm

Specializing in:

  • Commercial Tree Fruit
  • Sprayer Technology
  • Grapes
  • Small Fruit

Franklin County

404 W. Clark
Pasco, WA 99301
(509) 545-3511
Email
Open Monday – Friday
8:30am – 5:00pm

Specializing in:

  • 4-H
  • Family
  • Forage
  • Commercial Vegetables

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