Extension Service

The Oregon State University Extension Service connects Oregonians to science-based expertise, education, and partnerships including 4-H; public health; agriculture, forestry and natural resources; and community development.

Community Gardens Sow a Tradition of Learning for Warm Springs Reservation

The growth of community gardens on the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs Reservation helps mitigate the impact of the food desert there.

Oregon State entomologists develop organic product to control fruit pest

A patent-pending commercial application known as Decoy has resulted in a 67% reduction in damage, on average.

Citizen scientists track climate change, blaze new paths of communication

Oregon Season Tracker aims to broaden discussion and understanding about climate science.

Improved propagation techniques assist olive growers in Oregon

New information gives the promising olive industry a leg up in getting their orchards started.

OSU works to educate public on sudden oak death

Extension's new publication distributed to landowners in Curry County.

Where whales and crab fishing conflict, Oregon Sea Grant Extension finds common ground

Sea Grant facilitators used conflict resolution tools and collaboration skills to help reach common goals.

Cranberry growers successfully change harvest practices in response to OSU program

Ocean Spray growers are relying on the fruit development data OSU provides to help them know when to harvest.

OSU bee specialist works to keep Oregon bee friendly

OSU Extension leads the charge to educate Oregonians about the importance of bees.

OSU Extension adopts Better Bones & Balance program for Oregon's aging population

Exercise program consists of stepping, stomps and jumps

Forest project focuses on planning and managing for fire at landscape scale

Go Big or Go Home explored the effects of different restoration strategies on forest conditions and fire behavior