As the state’s land grant institution, the University of Idaho has a statewide footprint. Extension educators are based in 42 of Idaho’s 44 counties. Additionally, research and extension centers are located throughout the state in service of Idaho’s agricultural economy. The University of Idaho, Boise houses statewide Extension specialists in disciplines of family economics; early childhood education and family literacy; nutrition education; pesticide safety and management; food safety and processing; water resources engineering; and educational communications. A Boise-based Coordinator for Outreach and Engagement works across all academic areas to link the university’s faculty and students with communities throughout Idaho.
4-H Operation: Military Kids staff are located in a satellite facility at the historic GAR Building, across the street from the Idaho State Capitol.
University of Idaho Extension is committed to responding to the changing needs of Idaho’s greatest resource—its people. Workshops, classes, and face-to-face consultations link Idahoans to a wealth of University of Idaho research and expertise, other land grant institutions, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and more than 3 million volunteers nationwide.
Extension at University of Idaho, Boise