University of Idaho Extension, Fremont County
19 W First N
St. Anthony, ID 83445
Lance specializes in home and commercial horticulture, small acreage farming, general agriculture and poultry. He teaches agriculture classes in both English and Spanish related to grain, forage and livestock.
Lance Ellis serves as the Extension educator for Fremont County in Saint Anthony, Idaho. His areas of expertise include home and commercial horticulture, small acreage farming, general agriculture and poultry. He has served in his current position since 2009, and has been promoted to the rank of tenured associate professor.
He teaches basic home gardening, master gardener classes and specialty horticulture classes by invitation for audiences in the upper snake river valley; as well as agriculture classes related to grain, forage and livestock in both English and Spanish. He hosts the Regional Master Gardener Convention, the Ashton Cereal School, other large Extension events, and has been a guest speaker in the intermountain region. He authors a weekly gardening and small acreage column in the Post Register Farm and Ranch Newspaper, the Rexburg Standard Journal, the Island Park News and on the web at East Idaho News.Com.
Lance’s work background includes experience in the retail and wholesale nursery industry, landscape maintenance/construction, forage, grain and livestock production. He is an avid small acreage farmer, gardener and orchardist who raises Black Angus and British White cattle, Morgan horses, Nubian goats, fruit trees, diverse vegetable gardens and many kinds of poultry.