Welcome

The Extension Service is here to serve the residents of Columbia County, providing knowledge from universities nationwide. We provide research-based information to families, youths, schools, agricultural producers, home gardeners, foresters and governments.

Our office offers a variety of programs, which include 4-H Youth Development, Home Gardening, Agriculture and Small Farms, Family and Community Health, Forestry & Natural Resources and Master Gardeners.

 

We publish three newsletters from our office:

If you would like to receive these newsletters by email or mail, please give the office a call.

 

TREE SCHOOL 2014 FORESTRY WEED ID CLASS, by Chip Bubl

Urban Homesteading in St. Helens, by Chip Bubl

 

 

 

 

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Closed Fridays from Noon to 1 p.m.

Location

OSU Columbia County Extension

505 N. Columbia River Hwy

St. Helens, OR 97051

PH: 503-397-3462

FAX: 503-397-3467

For information on public transportation, visit the Columbia County Rider website.

 

We offer classes, workshops, opportunities for youth and adult volunteer activities:

Volunteer as a Master Gardener, Master Woodland Manager, or with the 4-H youth program

Nutrition education events

Home Garden educational events

 

Columbia County General State/County Resources

Upcoming Events

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Oct. 02, 2014 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Oct. 06, 2014 7:30pm - 8:30pm
No meetings in the month of January, March, September and November.
Nov. 03, 2014 7:30pm - 8:30pm
No meetings in the month of January, March, September and November.
Rewarding landowners for converting farmland into forest will be a key to sequestering carbon and providing wildlife habitat, according to a new study by Oregon State University and collaborators.
Cows raised on organic and conventional dairy farms in three regions of the United States show no significant differences in health or in the nutritional content of their milk, according to a new study by Oregon State University researchers and their collaborators.
A crop scientist with international experience has been named as director of Oregon State University’s Columbia Basin Agricultural Research Center in Pendleton.
Oregon's Agricultural Progress
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Publications
OSU Extension's Publications and Multimedia Catalog.
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