UW Extension in Platte delivers research-based education and information to citizens throughout the county. These educational programs, delivered via a variety of methods, are offered through a federal, state and county partnership arrangement. Our objective is to provide programs and other educational resources locally.
Our staff of extension educators and extension specialists, technicians, and support personnel specializes is providing programs throughout the county, and together with staff from all of Wyoming's 23 counties, we contribute to more than 1.5 million educational contacts each year with Wyoming citizens. Our 4-H Youth Development Program, for example, reaches more than three hundred youth and adults in Platte county alone. Statewide, 4-H touches the lives of more than 10,000 youth and adults each year.
UW Extension is built to provide practical education that focuses on issues which influence daily life that helps to keep Wyoming competitive in a global society. Extension Specialists and Extension Educators are committed to a theme of excellence with educational programs customized to meet the needs of all Wyoming