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The Oregon State University Extension Service provides researched-based knowledge and education that strengthens local economies, sustains natural resources, and promotes healthy communities, families, and individuals.

In the Douglas County area, Extension serves our clientele with programs in 4-H, Nutrition Education, food safety and preservation with our Master Food Preservers, Livestock & Forage, Horticulture, Master Gardeners, Forestry, Small Farms, and Food Systems.  In these programs we offer a wealth of non-formal community educational programs and information services. 


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Upcoming Events in Douglas County

Tue, May 10, 2016

  • 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

    Rex Heard will be our guest speaker on salesmanship.  He will provide youth with insights...

  • 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    4-H members, parents & leaders will benefit from attending the New to Lamb Show Clinic. We...

Thu, May 12, 2016

Sat, May 21, 2016

Sun, May 22, 2016

Thu, Jun 9, 2016

Sun, Jun 12, 2016

  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Have you always wanted to make pies that perfectly flaky pie crust but never knew how?  ...

Sat, Jul 16, 2016

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