Samantha (Roberts) Ball
Extension Educator — Livestock and Small Acreage
University of Idaho Extension, Canyon County
501 Main St.
Caldwell, Idaho 83605
Samantha currently teaches programming in livestock and small acreage. She also helps with 4-H livestock youth development programing around the Treasure Valley.
M.S., University of Idaho, 2018
B.S., University of Idaho, 2017
- Meat science
- Small acreage
- 4-H youth development
Samantha has a bachelor’s in agriculture science, communication and leadership with an emphasis in livestock and plant sciences and a master’s in agriculture education from the University of Idaho. She grew up in Nampa, Idaho on five acres raising sheep, cattle and hogs. As a youth, Samantha was very involved in both her FFA chapter and 4-H Club and currently still volunteers her time. She currently offers several large programs including Living on the Land, Winter Beef School, Sheep and Goat Husbandry Field Days, and Youth Livestock Field Days.