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Ken Hart

Ken Hart

Extension Educator and Professor

Phone

208-937-2311

Mailing Address

University of Idaho Extension, Lewis County
510 Oak St., Rm. 6
Nezperce, ID 83543

Ken's work focuses on Lewis County 4-H and CL2N 4-H Camp, production agriculture and small acreage farming in Lewis/Idaho counties, and farm financial management education in north central Idaho.

M.S., University of Idaho, 1992
B.S., Seattle Pacific University, 1977

  • Cooperatives for local food systems
  • Cover crops
  • Pasture management
  • Annual forage production
  • Whole farm planning
  • Estate planning and farm business succession

Ken Hart lives in Nezperce, Idaho and has lived in north central Idaho since 1979. He joined the University of Idaho faculty in 1994 and serves as an Extension educator. Ken conducts extension crop production programs in Lewis and Idaho counties and financial management education programs across north central Idaho. He has volunteered as an agribusiness consultant in Belarus, Moldova, Transnistria (Moldova), Angola and Malawi.

Ken received a master's degree in agricultural economics from the University of Idaho in 1992. Also, Ken and Gail Hart own and operate a farm in Clearwater County, Idaho.

  • International Service Award, Western Region, Epsilon Sigma Phi, 2019
  • Distinguished Service Award, Western Region, Epsilon Sigm Phi, 2015
  • International Service Recognition, Epsilon Sigma Phi, Theta Chapter, 2015
  • Idaho Barley All Stars Award 2015, Idaho Barley Commission, 2015
  • Search for Excellence in Farm and Ranch Financial Management, National Finalist, "Keeping the Legacy Alive," National Association of County Agricultural Agents, 2014
  • Ignite Extension Award, First Place, University of Idaho Extension Annual Conference, 2012
  • Excellence in Extension Award, Idaho Grain Producers Association, 2009-2010
  • Distinguished Service Award, National Association of County Agricultural Agents, 2008
  • Professional Improvement Council Winner, Finalist, National Association of County Agricultural Agents, 2006
  • Professional Improvement Council Winner, Finalist, National Association of County Agricultural Agents, 2005
  • Mid-Career Award, Epsilon Sigma Phi, 2005
  • Achievement Award, National Association of County Agricultural Agents, 2003
  • Flagship Award Nomination, Clearwater Area Farm and Forest Fair Program, Natural Resources and Environmental Management Base Program, USDA, 2000
  • Cooperative Extension Award, Idaho Grain Producers Association, 1999
  • Communication Award, Finalist, Individual Newsletter, National Association of County Agricultural Agents, 1997

University of Idaho Extension

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Room 52
606 S Rayburn St.
Moscow, ID

Mailing Address:
University of Idaho Extension
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2338
Moscow, ID 83844-2338

Phone: 208-885-5883

Fax: 208-885-6654

Email: extension@uidaho.edu

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