Washington State University

Puyallup Research & Extension Center

Western Washington Experiment Station

Inside the Puyallup Research and Extension Center

You will find a world class extension and research center committed to enhancing the intellectual, creative and practical abilities of the individuals, institutions and communities we serve.

Dr. Hansen checks poultry in 1958.WSU Puyallup is a university center located within fifty miles of more than 60% of the state's population. The Center has played a vital role in Washington for over a century, providing high quality research, extension and instruction programs. These programs support technological innovation, food production, natural resource stewardship, youth development, human nutrition and community enhancement. As an integral part of the College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences, and Extension, the Center is a lifelong learning campus for students, alumni and the public. There has been and continues to be a large and varied international presence including students, graduate students, post-doctorates, faculty and staff. The Center's 125 faculty, staff and graduate students from 11 academic departments address complex biological, ecological and social issues.

The 160-acre main campus is comprised of laboratories and offices, state-of-the-art greenhouses, a Master Gardener demonstration garden, 6 acres of certified organic farmland, and several acres of agricultural and natural resource plots. There are an additional 160 acres of research plots including turfgrass, berry breeding and disease, and poplar research at WSU Puyallup's Goss Farm.

WSU Puyallup houses multiple world class research and extension programs as well as much of the leadership for the many statewide extension and outreach programs. On this website, you will find a list of the multiple research and extension and outreach programs represented here at WSU Puyallup, as well as links to each program's website. All members of the WSU Puyallup team are listed both alphabetically and by program. You'll also find information regarding the services we provide, such as the Plant Clinic and rental of the Allmendinger Center.


Puyallup Research and Extension Center
2606 West Pioneer
Puyallup, WA 98371-4900

Inside WSU Puyallup:

Puyallup Research and Extension Center, 2606 West Pioneer, Puyallup WA 98371-4900, 253-445-4500, Contact Us