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

Information on Dormant Sprays

Fruit trees are just about to bloom in our area! Here is what you need to know about dormant oil and spring treatment options for fire blight in apples and pears:


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Marriage Survival - Enrichment course to strengthen relationships

Marriage Survival is a FREE marriage enrichment course for people in all stages of relationships. The course is perfect for engaged couples, newlyweds, and even newly-retired couples as well as those folks who are in between those different stages of their marriages.

When: Wednesdays starting March 17 - March 31, 7:00pm-8:00pm
Where: The Old Gym in Washington City (on the corner of Telegraph and Main St.
Details: Free marriage enrichment class with giveaways and light refreshments


Freeze Drying Classes

Are you looking for the perfect way to preserve fruits and vegetables or even fully cooked meals? Come learn about freeze drying basics!

If you recently purchased a home freeze dryer, are thinking about purchasing one, or are just curious to learn about freeze drying in general, then this is the class for you! Join us as we explore the world of freeze drying food. We'll talk about:

  • advantages and disadvantages of freeze drying food
  • what foods can be freeze dried
  • how the freeze dryer works
  • storing the food
  • how to prepare freeze dried foods
  • and common mistakes when freeze drying
You'll even get to try a variety of foods that were freeze dried right here in Washington County!


Wall of Honor at Washington County Fair

Submit a high-resolution picture with the name of your veteran, years served, and the branch of the military to for display on the Wall of Honor!


Prepare for the Fair!

The Washington County Fair is approaching fast. Showcase the skills that you have been learning in 4H. View the rules, entry categories, and more information below.


STEM Programs

Hour of Code in Hurricane
Who: Ages 8-13
When: Friday, March 19, 2021, 2:00 – 3:30 pm 
Where: Hurricane Education Center
What: Spheros, micro:bits, and coding!
Mom & Me Science in Motion
Ages 6-8
When: Saturdays, March 20 & 27, 2021, 2:30 – 3:30 pm
Where: Atwood Innovation Plaza, Gym
What: Adults and kids 6-8y who are interested in exploring music, movement, math and more.
STEM Surprise
Who: 6th - 7th grade
When: Saturday, March 20, 3:00 – 5:00 pm
Where: Atwood Innovation Plaza, Gym
6th and 7th grade students interested in STEM fun
Questions – contact


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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