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.

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About Us

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:

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.