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Sandy Macnab retires
Sandy Macnab officially retired from OSU Extension Service on December 31st. His shoes will be difficult to fill after a 37 year career in Sherman and Wasco Counties as the crops extension agent.
Service District Budget
A public Budget Hearing for the Fiscal Year beginning July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017, will be held June 1st, 9:40 am, at the Wasco County Courthouse, Courtroom 302, The Dalles, OR.
Pre-Harvest Cherry Tour
The tour is scheduled for Tuesday, May 31, starting at 7:45 am. Please mark your calendars and plan to come.
Historical Cherry Fruit Fly Emergence
The entire cherry growing area, including the cities of The Dalles, Mosier and Dufur are within a cherry fruit fly control district and all homeowners with a backyard cherry tree, as well as commercial orchardists, are required by law to begin a control program.


The Wasco County Extension Service is your link to Oregon State University. We provide life long learning opportunities in the areas of youth development, home gardeningfamily & community health, sweet cherries and dryland crops. Our county agents are Oregon State University faculty members who extend the University to Wasco County residents through meetings, workshops, 4-H Youth Programs, short courses, tours, newsletters and one-on-one consultations. We also keep the University informed about research and informational needs of the community. County faculty bring the University to you.

400 E. Scenic Drive,
Suite 2.278
The Dalles, OR 97058

FAX: 541-298-3574

Office Hours:

8-5, Monday-Friday (including noon hour)

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