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 livestock production. He offers Extension classes in both English and Spanish.
M.T.D., Idaho State University, 2009
B.S., Bingham Young University-Idaho, 2004
- Home and commercial horticulture consulting
- Idaho Master Gardener Program
- Farm stress management
- Agriculture community suicide prevention
- Grain production
- Livestock and poultry production
- Composting and using backyard poultry waste in the home garden
- 4-H poultry showmanship questions
- Managing voles in Idaho lawns and landscapes
- Growing peppers in short-season, high-altitude Idaho gardens
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 worked in his current position since 2009, and has been promoted to the rank of tenured associate professor.
He teaches basic home gardening, master gardener, and specialty horticulture classes by invitation for audiences in the upper snake river valley; as well as agriculture classes related to grain, and small acreage production both in English and Spanish. He hosts the Regional Master Gardener Convention, the Ashton Cereal School, other large Extension events. He authors a weekly gardening 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.