FY 2016 Appropriation

USU's Cooperative Extension delivers research-based education and information throughout the State in cooperation with federal, state, and county partnerships. Almost every county in the State has a Cooperative Extension Office, which links rural and underserved areas of the State with USU.

Funding History
Appropriation Overview

During the 2015 General Session, the Legislature appropriated for Fiscal Year 2016, $15,402,700 from all sources for Cooperative Extension. This is a 0.6 percent increase from Fiscal Year 2015 revised estimated amounts from all sources. The total includes $13,093,800 from the General/Education Funds, an increase of 0 percent from revised Fiscal Year 2015 estimates.

Appropriation Adjustments

In addition to statewide compensation and internal service fund cost increases, the following appropriation adjustments were made during the 2015 General Session:

DescriptionOngoingOne-Time Ag in the Classroom$75,000$0
OngoingOne-TimeFinancing Source
$75,000$0Education Fund
Rep. Draxler requested funding for Ag in the Classroom and said that it should go to the education committee.
Compensation - USHE & UCAT$220,600$0
OngoingOne-TimeFinancing Source
$220,600$0Education Fund
No Description
Health Insurance - USHE & UCAT$73,200$0
OngoingOne-TimeFinancing Source
$73,200$0Education Fund
No Description
USU Reallocations$137,300$0
OngoingOne-TimeFinancing Source
$137,300$0Education Fund
Reallocate FY 2015 funds among line items

Driect Contacts, Faculty-delivered Activities,

The Cooperative Extension program identifies direct contacts, activities and events deliverd by its faculty, and publications by its faculty as indications of its performance.

Utah State University Cooperative Extension

Utah State University Cooperative Extension

Utah State University Cooperative Extension


The following laws govern the operations of the Cooperative Extension line item for the Utah State University:

  • UCA 53B-18-201 establishes the agriculture extension services as provided by the Smith-Lever Acts.
  • UCA 53B-18-601 creates the Strengthening At-Risk Youth and Their Families Program.
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COBI contains unaudited data as presented to the Legislature by state agencies at the time of publication. For audited financial data see the State of Utah's Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports.