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, additional land grant institutions, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and over three million volunteers nationwide.
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, Extension research facilities are located in regions according to the agricultural economy. The University of Idaho, Idaho Falls houses statewide Extension specialists in disciplines of financial management; seed potatoes; potato varieties; cereals; agricultural economics; dairy; and other lab and field support scientists. The Idaho Falls location is the central support hub for hundreds of miles in Eastern Idaho and is convenient for travel to other locations from mountains to high desert. The Eastern District’s County Extension Educators work in collaboration with the University of Idaho, Idaho Falls to serve the local community.
Cooperative Extension in Eastern Idaho: