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The USU Extension office is located at the Washington County Legacy Park 
339 South 5500 West, Hurricane, UT 84737

Diabetes Cook Along

Have you ever wondered about how to control blood sugar in diabetes? Or are you someone who constantly forgets to eat and wants to make sure that you don't miss the target amount of carbohydrates? Learn all about controlling your glycemic index and keeping your blood sugar in check with some Italian chicken foil dinner. It's free!
When: Wednesday, Oct 26
Where: Online
Cost: FREE
Register today!

Veteran's Day Celebration

Please join us at Dixie Springs Park so we, the families and youth of Dixie Springs, can honor your military service by doing 247 repetitions of exercise one repetition for every year of our nation’s freedom since 1775 (the year the US Army was established). LET US SWEAT FOR YOU!

Each Veteran receives:

  • Thank you certificate
  • Small folded American flag
  • Refreshments

For questions call: SGM Chris Luther US Army Retired, at 253-330-1227

When: Saturday, November 5th at 3:00 PM

Where: Dixie Springs Park, Hurricane, UT

Dutch Oven Delights

What: Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW) - Utah is hosting an evening workshop in their "Beyond BOW" series to introduce women to dutch oven cooking skills. Learn the basics of Dutch oven cooking and produce mouth-watering dishes in a camp-like setting. Students will learn how to use these traditional camp cooking utensils as well as receive many great recipes to try themselves.
Who: Adult women who are 18 years or older
When: Friday, November 18, 2022, 5:30pm-8:30pm
Where: USU Extension - Washington County 339 South 5500 West Hurricane, UT 84737
Register today!

Fruit of the Month: Apples 🍎🍏

Did you know that October 23rd is “Apple Crunch Day?” Many of your schools will provide you with an apple that was grown near your city/town. Kids from all over the West will take a bite of these apples together! Even if you don’t have the chance to eat an apple at school, you can still join the fun at home with your family.

Fun apple 🍎 facts:

  • Apples are grown in every state in America!
  • Each year, over 224 million bushels of hand-picked apples are harvested in the U.S.
  • There are over 2,500 varieties of apples!
  • Apples originally come from Europe.
Find an Apple Recipe!
Make Apple Fries!

We are hiring!
Create Better Health Ambassador (Nutrition person)

The USU Create Better Health nutrition education program teaches nutrition lessons and cooking skills to low-income adults and youth who are Food Stamp eligible.

  • Hourly, part-time position
  • 20 hours/week
  • $14.50 hour
Learn more and apply
4-H Information

Dixie Junior Livestock Show registration now open

Registration for the 2023 Dixie Junior Livestock show is now open! Learn about the tagging schedule and event schedule, and register to be a part of this fun, family-friendly event. 

Scholarship applications are due February 1, 2023.
Find Out More!

We are hiring! 
Staff Assistant for 4-H Civic Leadership program

The Staff Assistant I position performs a variety of administrative support, coordination, marketing, and/or secretarial duties for the 4-H Youth Civic Leadership program of 13 youth.

  • Hourly, part-time position
  • 10-15 hours/week
  • $14.00 hour
Learn more and apply
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Andrea Schmutz | Extension Assistant Professor
P: 435-634-5706 | C: 435-817-6373
Benjamin Scow | Professional Practice Extension Assistant Professor
P: 435-634-5706 | C: 435-773-8182

Rick Heflebower | Extension Professor
P: 435-634-5706 | C: 435-632-7385

Paul Hill | Extension Professor | County Director
P: 435-634-5706 | C: 435-313-1667

Utah State University Extension | Washington County
339 South 5500 West | Hurricane, UT | 84737

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