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By Michele Smith
The Times 

It's Teamwork at the Extension Office

Donna Hanger and Rachel Hutchens work together to serve county


August 10, 2017

Michele Smith

Rachel Hutchens (l)and Donna Hanger (r) work together at the WSU Extension Office. Hanger recently supervised a 4-H Quilt Camp. Hutchens will help organize heirloom apple expert David Benscoter's September visit to Waitsburg.

DAYTON-Not only is Rachel Hutchens the WSU Extension Office Weed Control Board coordinator, but she is also the extension office manager, assisting WSU Extension Agent Paul Carter with accounts payable, writing publications, and planning for special programs like the Wheat and Legume Variety Tour which took place at the end of June.

"We're a resource for information. I like being able to help people. I like the interaction with the public, and I like agriculture," said Hutchens, who paused during this interview to wait on a couple seeking treatment for a powdery mildew problem.

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