The Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center (SOREC) is Jackson County's partnership with Oregon State University. Browse our site to find classes and events that are offered by SOREC's faculty. View our upcoming events Contact us at: 541-776-7371.
UPDATE TO OUR EXTENSION & RESEARCH SUPPORTERS
September 16, 2013
Many things have occurred. Below is a summary and update on what is happening with the Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center. Read more.....
For more information about the Friends of Extension and Research and what you can do, go to: FriendsORE@gmail.com or write:
Friends of Research & Extension
P.O. Box 1778
Jacksonville, OR 97530
~Phil VanBuskirk, Extension Regional Administrator, Jackson & Josephine Counties and Director of OSU-SO Research & Extension Center
Extension faculty offer a range of expertise and help answer nearly all of your outdoor, food, nutrition, and healthy aging questions. SOREC faculty and staff help thousands of Jackson County residents find answers and solve problems every year. Professors and support staff offer information about 4-H Youth, Small Farms, Master Gardeners, Family and Community Health, Family Food Educator Volunteers, Forestry, Land Stewardship and Commercial Horticulture. Our resources include:
- Rogue Valley Classes (In partnership with SOU and RCC)
- UAPTOP - Unmanaged Apple and Pear Outreach Program
Important information for local home owners about growing apples and pears.
- Josephine County Extension Center webpage and class information
- Extension Publications
Equal Opportunity and Accessibility
Oregon State University offers educational programs activities, and materials—without regard to race, color, religion , sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability, and disabled veterans or Vietnam-era veteran status. Oregon State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. OSU Extension programs will provide reasonable accommodations to persons with physical or mental disabilities. Our location is accessible to persons with disabilities. If you need particular accommodations, please call our Extension Office at (541) 776-7371 at least 7 days prior to the event.