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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.

Our Impact in the Community

Serving our Communities with Expert Knowledge

Agriculture

 

Forages

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

 

Animal Science

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

 

Fruit Crops

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

 

Vegetable Crops

– Vegetable Production
– Pest Management for Vegetables

Communities & Families

 

4-H/Youth Development

– Positive Youth Development and Experiential Learning
– Volunteer Development

 

Nutrition & Food Safety

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

 

Youth & Family Engagement 

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

 

Community Horticulture 

– Sustainable Gardening and Landscape
– Master Gardener Program