Extension & 4-H Office

The safety and well-being of our community members is of great importance to us. We are mindful that many are faced with disruptions and unchartered challenges in your businesses and lives. In due time this unique challenge will pass and hopefully all will be able to resume some normalcy in our lives and business practices. 

Should you need help: 

  • Seeking and applying for local, state and/or federal assistance, please contact Teri Dorchuck at tdorchuck@uidaho.edu or 208-934-4417 
  • Dairy and Agricultural practices during the pandemic, farm safety, COVID-19 education to Hispanic and agriculture workers, please contact Mario de Haro-Marti at mdeharo@uidaho.edu 
  • Youth Development and Educational Resources, please contact Cindy Kinder at ckinder@uidaho.edu 
  • 4-H Resources and Activities, please contact Deborah Peavler at dpeavler@uidaho.edu 

Your Gooding County Commissioners &
University of Idaho Gooding County Extension staff

About Us

The University of Idaho Extension, Gooding County office provides research based programs, answers, and consultation on a variety of topics that impact the county, the region, and the state of Idaho.


We offer programming for:
  • Agricultural and community environmental management
  • Crop and horticulture production
  • Family and consumer sciences
  • Livestock production
  • Youth (4-H)

Continuing Education

The Extension Office can help you with continuing your education through diverse trainings, one on one consultation, and ongoing research. We are here to serve our community to help citizens grow, prosper, increase their knowledge, and be able to apply that knowledge to their everyday lives.