Area Extension Educator, Community Food Systems and Small Farms
Ariel leads and facilitates collaborative, multidisciplinary and multifaceted applied research and education in community food systems and small farms for a six-county area which includes Payette, Gem, Canyon, Ada, Owyhee and Elmore.
Extension Educator, Horticulture
Susan is a leader in consumer and commercial horticultural education and provides practical educational programming for Ada County (Boise) and surrounding counties. Susan collaborates with Extension faculty in southern Idaho and eastern Oregon, along with state and county agencies, city departments, and private businesses and civic groups to deliver programming. She directs a variety of Idaho Master Gardener programs and trains and supervises 100 volunteers annually.
Idaho Master Gardener Program Coordinator
Kara Carleton joined the Idaho Master Gardener Program in 2013. As program coordinator, she empowers a team of 60+ volunteers to provide educational outreach and research-based solutions that address a variety of home horticultural, lawn and garden challenges facing local citizens. Carleton fosters a culture that supports the “Helping People Grow” mission. She has diverse experience in the fields of nonprofit administration, green design, horticulture and gardening.
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.
Extension Educator, Crops and Horticulture
Reed Findlay graduated from Brigham Young University with a master’s degree in agronomy in 1993. He began his career as an agricultural Extension educator with Montana State University working out of Rosebud and Treasure counties. He currently serves with the University of Idaho as a crops and horticulture Extension educator and county chair in Bannock and Bingham counties.
Extension Educator, Community Development and Agriculture
Melissa's interests are on rural regional planning, multi-modal transportation systems, asset/value based development, meeting facilitation and community food systems.
Extension Educator and Professor
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.
Extension Educator — Horticulture and Small Acreage Farms
Jensen’s teaching experience includes Extension classes and workshops for adults and children in horticulture and small acreage farm production. She serves the citizens of Bonner County with one-on-one consultations for garden and vegetable production matters.
Extension Educator, Horticulture & Small Farms
Iris leads community-level Extension efforts in small farms and horticulture for Latah County.
Associate Professor, Extension Specialist — Water Management Engineer
Neibling serves as the state irrigation specialist for University of Idaho Extension. In this role, he delivers educational programs, develops extension materials, works with county faculty and participates in farm visits.
Extension Educator — Agriculture
Kate provides educational programming in farm management, cereal and forage production, livestock production, horticulture and small farm production. She also offers training for the Idaho Master Gardener program.
Extension Educator, Agriculture/Horticulture
Ron has extensive experience in horticulture and agriculture, with emphasis in weed control, and beneficial and pest insects.
Horticulture Service Assistant
Extension Educator, Cropping Systems
Brad grew up in Boise, Idaho and subsequently attended the University of Idaho in 2004. He graduated with a bachelor's in plant science in 2008 and entered a graduate program in 2009. He completed his research project in entomology in 2012 and received his master's in entomology.
Associate Extension Instructor
Parma Chair and Professor
Extension Educator, Community Development, Family and Consumer Sciences and County Chair
Term Department Head and Professor
Extension Educator — Horticulture
Nic specializes in urban horticulture and directs the Idaho Master Gardener Program in training and supervising the volunteers within Canyon County. He is implementing a Junior Master Gardener program.
Extension Educator, Community Food Systems
Jennifer provides educational programs associated with enhancing local agriculture, community food systems and 4-H Youth Development. Her interests include healthy seasonal cooking, gardening, season extension, food security and permaculture design.
Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Shannon has a strong agriculture background from growing up on a small farm and being involved in a family ranch. Her degrees in animal science and human resources complement each other as she works with cattle producers, natural resource managers, 4-H members and community members. She is married, has two grown children and enjoys her job.