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Ron Patterson

Ron Patterson

Extension Educator, Agriculture/Horticulture



Mailing Address

University of Idaho Extension, Bonneville County
1542 E, 73rd S.
Idaho Falls, ID 83404

Ron has extensive experience in horticulture and agriculture, with emphasis in weed control, and beneficial and pest insects.

  • Horticulture
  • Weed control
  • Biological diversity
  • Vegetable production
  • Cereal crop production
  • 4-H youth development

Ron was born and raised in eastern Idaho. He has been a livestock nutritionist, farmer, sheep producer, horticulturist, high school agriculture teacher and a farm business management teacher. He started his Extension career in Utah, and finally found his way back home to eastern Idaho.

  • ESP Distinguished Team Award — Discover 4-H Curriculum, 2017.
  • NACAA Communication Award — Video Presentation, How to Kill Russian Olive Trees, National Finalist — National Association of County Agricultural Agents, 2014.

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


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