The USU Extension Davis County Office serves our community by providing helpful information, resources, and events on topics including agriculture, gardening, home, family, and food. Our youth and 4-H program extends fun and interactive learning activities and resources for Davis County youth. Please follow us on social media, explore our resources, and check our offered events!
How We Can Help
USU Extension offers expertise and pertinent information specific to the needs of our county
USU Botanical Center Farmers Market
What: Come buy food and support local growers, gourmet food producers, and artisans.
When: Thursday between 5:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m., July to September.
Where: 875 South 50 West, Kaysville, Utah 84037.
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About Davis County Agriculture
Davis County has a great agricultural land and one of longest growing seasons in Utah. The Ag profile provides this information and more.
Davis County has shown interest in owning and caring for background chickens. USU Extension has several resources to help.
Horticulture is the art and science of growing plant material. Whether your interests are in vegetables and fruits, ornamentals, or even if you just want to have a greener lawn, USU Extension can help provide useful, research-based information.
Garden and Plant Diagnostic Clinics
What: Get help diagnosing what disease or insect may be pestering your garden.
When: Tuesdays & Thursdays from 9 AM to 12 PM (Starting April 1st, 2021)
Where: 80 East 725 South, Kaysville UT 84037. Room 134
Phone: (435) 919-1336 (not active in fall/winter)
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (not active in fall/winter)
Note: If you cannot visit our clinic during the scheduled hours above you may submit questions & pictures (detailed and in-focus) via email. Our Master Gardener Volunteers will get back with you during the days/times listed. If visiting in person, masks are recommended but not required.
Master Gardener Program
Have you always wanted to learn more about gardening? Do you want to help the community with your gardening knowledge? Now is your chance!
The Master Gardener Program is a comprehensive gardening course that will boost your knowledge in multiple gardening topics and help you develop gardening skills. Classes are taught by USU professors and specialists who have in-depth knowledge and understanding of each topic.
The Davis County Master Gardener class is held once a year and the cost is $235 and includes all reading and lecture materials as well as an individual membership to the USU Botanical Center. Membership to the USUBC provides discounts at several local nurseries, additional classes taught at the USUBC, and access to members-only events and classes.
For questions contact Stacie Stone (435) 919-1323, email@example.com
Check out our new Gardening APPS for your smart phone: extension.usu.edu/apps
Revised: February 19, 2021
Health & Wellness
At USU, we know health matters to everyone! USU Extension in Davis County is committed to connecting our community to evidence-based information that can improve their quality of life.
Health & Wellness Workshops
Davis County Extension Health & Wellness faculty can provide wellness workshops to organizations and partners within Davis County. A diverse list of lecture topics are below.
- Living Balanced – A Healthy Approach to Beat Burnout
- Stress Management
- Healthy Eating Habits
- Mindfulness & Mindful Eating
- Intuitive Eating
- Physical Activity & Active Living
- Active Breaks at Work
- Health at Every Size
- Understanding Food Labels
- Fed up with FAD Diets?
- Meals Under Pressure (Instant Pot Demo)
- Maintaining Wellness/Self-Care
- Working Minds: Suicide Prevention in the Workplace
- Davis Wellness Walks 2021
To arrange a wellness presentation contact Extension Assistant Professor, Emma Parkhurst at (435) 919-1334.
Food & Nutrition
Food is an essential part of our day to day activities and with all of the buzz surrounding food, it can be a little confusing on how to navigate through. With the rise of obesity, diabetes, and many other nutrition health concerns, it is important to get the right information. Below are services, classes and programs offered at USU Extension - Davis County.
Pressure Gauge Testing
Davis County Extension offers pressure gauge testing for your canner. Call (435)919-1321 to schedule an appointment. The cost is $2 per lid.
Preserving food is a great way to lengthen the shelf life of foods. However, it is important to make sure that the equipment and recipes used are correct.
- Tested recipes from USDA Guide to Home Canning.
Create Better Health
The Create Better Health education program aims to help low-income families have the tools needed to provide the most nutritious foods while maintaining a budget.
(Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program)- Designed to assist limited resource audiences in acquiring the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and changed-behavior necessary for nutritionally sound diets, and to contribute to their personal development and the improvement of the total family diet and nutritional well-being.
Food Safety Manager's Certification
Do you need to take the Food Safety certification exam? USU Extension offers the exam at many locations. The cost is $80, which covers the study materials and exam.
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