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WSU Extension, Island County

Connecting People, Resources and Knowledge

WSU Extension programs connect the people and communities of Island County with the knowledge base of Washington State University to promote quality of life and advance economic well-being through fostering inquiry, learning, and the application of research.

County Programs


Please take a look at our most current Impact Statement for 2020 – 2021 by clicking this link:

2020-2021 WSU Extension – Island County IMPACT STATEMENT


Cultivating Success Whole Farm Planning

Whole Farm Planning: Sustainable Small Acreage Farming and Ranching

Interested in farming? Not sure how to begin? Do you dream of beginning or expanding your own small farm? The Cultivating Success™ series of courses combines workshop and farmer-direct learning experiences to help foster the success of new and existing farms. Cultivating Success helps participants explore the unique advantages available to the small and mid-size farm. Learn more.

Climate, Consumption, and Waste

Garbage is not glamorous, or even exciting, but it is interesting and we all produce it.
What do our consumption and waste habits tell us? How are they connected to our climate issues? What changes would we make if we knew more?
See below for links to our programs.Waste Wise logo








Join our fall educational and training program. Two piglets

Raising Healthy Pigs

Did you know that feeding pigs human food scraps has the potential to introduce several serious diseases? If you are raising pigs or have thought about raising pigs, learn about important health concerns facing pigs, including Garbage Feeding and African Swine Fever.

Extension office

Land-grant mission steers WSU’s drive-in
Wi-Fi partnership

The Drive-In WiFi partnership has begun placing broadband access points at the WSU county and tribal Extension centers, as well as schools, libraries, and community centers statewide.  WSU Extension Island County provides one of the first Drive-In Wi-Fi Hot-spots being established by this program.  Island County residents may now access free broadband internet from the safety of their vehicle while parked in the WSU Extension Island County parking lot.


Find locally grown food

on Whidbey and Camano Islands

Whidbey 101 Donate to the WSU Island County Extension Development Fund

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