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Washington State University Extension of Benton and Franklin Counties connects area residents to the research and knowledge bases of the state’s land grant research university providing solutions to local problems and stimulating local economies. Our county-based educators work with partners in your communities to provide educational programs and leverage the broad resources of a major university to resolve issues and create a positive future for Benton and Franklin Counties and area residents.

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Today’s fast paced society is bustling with a sometimes overwhelming amount of internet articles, blogs and other resources. It seems a simple internet search can teach you how to do just about anything. But tread carefully! Much of this information is not necessarily research based, and in some cases can prove to be costly.

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WSU Extension News

Elson S. Floyd leaves a legacy of inspiration for CAHNRS

Late president recognized the value of agriculture, WSU's role

CAHNRS remembers President Elson Floyd

The College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences, alumni and partners share memories of Floyd, his impact

Cheri Brennan, WSU alumna, volunteer and donor

"Viticulture & Enology students should produce a commemorative white wine and a commemorative red in honor of Dr. Floyd"

Margaret Benson, Chair, Department of Animal Sciences

"Dr. Floyd's interaction with the undergraduates has been well documented, and our students were fortunate to have experienced this firsthand."

Chris Pannkuk, director, International Research & Agricultural Development

"He was very supportive of spreading the WSU spirit internationally, and thought our mission of assisting the world's most neediest a necessary Coug goal."

Upcoming Events

all-day Benton-Franklin 4-H Video Challe...
Benton-Franklin 4-H Video Challe...
Jun 18 – Aug 1 all-day
Benton-Franklin 4-H Video Challenge!!!
EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT!!! Benjamin Franklin once said “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” Please join us in making your own short 4-H story[...]
all-day Benton-Franklin 4-H Mascot Contest
Benton-Franklin 4-H Mascot Contest
Jun 19 – Jul 10 all-day
Benton-Franklin 4-H Mascot Contest
It’s official! An exciting new addition is joining the Benton-Franklin 4-H program and you can help decide who it will be. We are inviting ALL Clubs to submit their idea and name for our very[...]
all-day Nominations for Benton-Franklin ...
Nominations for Benton-Franklin ...
Jun 22 – Jul 10 all-day
Nominations for Benton-Franklin 4-H Leader of the Year!
            You can nominate a General Leader, Project Leader, or Youth Leader for the Benton-Franklin 4-H Leader of the Year Award. Submit the name of the nominee (and whether they[...]
7:00 am 2015 Clover Classic Gaming Show @ Two Rivers Riding Club Arena
2015 Clover Classic Gaming Show @ Two Rivers Riding Club Arena
Jul 18 @ 7:00 am
2015 Clover Classic Gaming Show @ Two Rivers Riding Club Arena | Burbank | Washington | United States
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