UAF Cooperative Extension Service

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As the state's gateway to its university system, Extension provides a link between Alaska's diverse people and communities by interpreting and extending relevant university, research-based knowledge in an understandable and usable form to the public.

Created in 1930 as a department within the Alaska Agricultural College and School of Mines, our relationship with the university continues today within the Office of the Provost. UAF's public service and community engagement role is filled in part by Extension educators, faculty and staff located in Anchorage, Bethel, Delta Junction, Dillingham, Fairbanks, Juneau, Kodiak, Nome, Palmer, Sitka, Soldotna and affiliate offices with the Tanana Chiefs Conference and Eielson Air Force Base.

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Extension offers classes on a variety of topics. See our current class list here

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Pesticide Safety Education Program

Extension will offer pesticide certification for pesticide applicators Jan. 30-Feb. 1. The training is available via videoconference in Fairbanks, Anchorage, Palmer, Delta Junction, Soldotna, Kodiak, Sitka, Juneau and other communities as requested. Classes will meet from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with an exam scheduled after the training. The cost of the two-day sessions is $75 and covers all materials and testing. For more information call Phil Kaspari at 907-895-4215, see the flier or register online.