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Serving Marion County Residents Since 1911.

Who We Are. What We Do.

We offer objective, research-based information to help Marion County youth and adults solve problems, develop life skills and manage resources wisely. As part of OSU and other research-based institutions, our faculty, staff and volunteers provide the following services:

  • Answer questions and give advice by telephone, in person, and by email
  • Coordinate informational tours, conferences, short courses, workshops and demonstrations
  • Provide publications with specific research-based information on a variety of subjects
  • Provide information of local interest and link to hundreds of research based publications on our website

Upcoming Events

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Sep. 04, 2014 12:00pm - 2:30pm
Advanced Harwood Biofuels Northwest invites you to join AHB researchers for a day at the …
Sep. 20, 2014 10:00am - 12:00pm
Take a tour, chat with a plot manager, enjoy the Garden in its summer glory.
Sep. 23, 2014 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Please join the Master Gardeners who share their time and knowledge at three local correctional …
Sep. 26, 2014 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Summer is a great time to see activities on the farm.  Monthly tours will travel …
Oct. 08, 2014 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Dehydrating meats into jerky can be a fun and tastey project!  Learn how to safely …

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.

Health warnings issued when beaches have high levels of bacteria do not keep many surfers out of the water, according to a new study by Oregon State University.

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