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The Polk County Office of the Oregon State University Extension Service provides research-based educational information and programs in Agriculture, Forestry, 4-H/Youth and Family and Community Development for the citizens of Polk County.

County Extension agents are faculty members of the colleges at Oregon State University. OSU Extension programs in Polk County are funded by cooperative agreement of Linn county government, Oregon State University (Extension Service), and the United States Department of Agriculture.

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Polk County Extension Service
289 E Ellendale, Suite 301
Dallas, OR 97338
Business hours: Monday - Friday  8-12, 1-5
Phone/Fax: 503-623-8395 

WORLD Board member wanted

High School 4-H members:

We are bringing back 4-H WORLD in 2017 on President’s Weekend , February 17th-19th, 2017 . 

We are in the planning stages right now and wanted to put a call out for Governing Board members.  We will be hosting a planning retreat at the Marion County Extension office on Saturday, October 8th-9th.  We are looking for youth from your county to help with this important planning process.


There is no cost to the Board for the planning meeting.  And the fee for the WORLD event will be supplemented. The planning meeting will be held at the Marion County Extension office and the youth will stay the night at the office in Salem.  There will be two chaperones:  Sandra Carlson and Melanie McCabe who will be with the youths at all times.

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