Washington State University Extension

Yakima County

Front Office Closures

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Low-Stress Cattle Handling


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Home Canning

Food Safety EssentialsRead more

2016 Master Gardener Spring Symposium

Wednesday Evenings March 2 to March 23

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Calculation of Fair Pasture Rates

Extension Bulletin FS187E

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Preserving Summer

On-line Food Preservation Class

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Featured Events


2403 S 18th Street, Suite 100, Union Gap, WA 98903
Hours: M-F, 8:30 am-5:00 pm, closed 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
Starting June 1, 2016 – Hours will be M-F 9:00 am-4:30 pm, closed 12:00 pm-1:00 pm.
Phone: 509-574-1600, Fax: 509-574-1601

Vision Statement:

WSU Yakima County Extension empowers our families, communities, and local partners through a network of educators and volunteers to provide research-based outreach and creative solutions to enhance agricultural productivity, environmental stewardship, and quality of life.”

Yakima County Extension is part of the world-class outreach and engagement enterprise of Washington State University. We partner with local agencies, businesses, our community, and volunteers to drive innovation, invention and technology transfer. We specifically focus on expanding the problem-solving capacity of communities within the county, enhancing and sustaining the local economy, enhancing natural resources and the environment, enhancing economic opportunities for agriculture and eliminating barriers to success for youth and families.…more

Yakima County Extension in the News:

“We Love 4-H” Equi-Fair
                                            KIMA, April 17, 2016

4H’s Relationship with the grange
                                     4-H Presentation by Amelia Haller & Evin Harvey, April 2015

Teaching better nutrition
                                             Daily Sun News, November 25, 2015

It’s a family tradition
                                             Daily Sun News, May 8, 2015

4-Her moves from pork to mutton
                                             Daily Sun News, May 8, 2015

Senior’s itinerary: White Swan to East coast, then ‘worlds away’
Yakima Herald-Republic, Home Front, May 17, 2015


Additional “Extension in the News



To: W. Frank Hendrix, Extension Educator, WSU Yakima County Extension for his publication “Calculation of Fair Pasture Rates”, October 2015

To: Michael B. Bush, WSU/Yakima County Faculty for being selected by his peers for
                                             “2015 Distinguished Service Award ”
at the State Level by the Washington Extension Agents & Specialists Association.
AND at the National Level by the National Association of County Agricultural Agents

In recognition for:

  • Extension projects & programs of Statewide & National importance.
  • Service to the Profession of University Extension
  • Outreach & Education to the Local Community of Yakima County

Bush NACAA DSA_0681


Additional “Congratulations”

Issued by Washington State University Extension and the U.S. Department of Agriculture in furtherance of the Acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914.  WSU Extension programs and policies are consistent with federal and state laws and regulations on nondiscrimination regarding race, sex, region, age, color, creed and national or ethnic origin, physical, mental or sensory disability, marital status or sexual orientation, and status as a Vietnam-era or disabled veteran. Evidence of noncompliance may be reported through your local WSU Extension office.  Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities and special needs who contact Gina Ord at 509-574-1600 or at least two weeks prior to the event.

Thu 08

West Valley Fair Meeting

September 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon 19

Yakima Valley Fair & Rodeo Meeting

September 19 @ 7:00 pm
Mon 10

Horse Council Meeting

October 10 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm


WSU Yakima County Extension is located inside the Yakima County Resource Center, right next to the Union Gap Mall:

2403 S. 18th. St. Suite 100, Union Gap, WA 98903


(509) 574-1600


(509) 574-1601


Office Hours

OPEN Monday-Friday

8:30-Noon, 1:00-5:00 pm

Closed or limited hours on Holidays.





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