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Naturescaping Workshop, May 13th

Looking for a low-maintenance landscape option?  Learn how to Naturescape your yard!

Hours and contact info: 
Mon - Fri, 8am - 5pm (closed noon - 1pm)
tel: 503-821-1150
fax: 503-648-9931 
Nutrition Education Program: 503-821-1122

Located in the Twin Oaks Business Park:

OSU Extension Service Education Center
in Washington County
1815 NW 169th Place, Building 1, Suite 1000
Beaverton, OR 97006 

DROP BOX located by front door for after hrs deliveries.

Our Education Center offers a variety of programs, which include 4-H Youth Development, Agriculture & Field Crops, Family & Community Health, Nutrition Education, Forestry, and Master Gardeners.

Listen in... Grow PDX on XRay FM - Wednesdays 1:00 - 1:30pm

Grow PDX is a show focusing on horticulture, urban gardening, community food systems and agriculture.  This call-in show is hosted by Weston Miller, OSU Extension Service Community and Urban Horticulturist. 

Dairy Bearing blog

Care about (dairy) cows? Check out our new dairy extension blog, Dairy Bearing! Here is a clickable way for us at OSU to share research results, techniques, resources, announcements, and other items that might be of interest to anyone involved with dairy production.

There you'll find information on Farmer's Markets, Small Scale Farming, Urban Farming, Home Gardening, Food Preservation & Safety, a Map to locate farm stands and produce in Washington County, and more.

We are Here to Serve You!

The Extension Service is here to serve the Citizens of Washington County, providing knowledge from universities nationwide. With objective researched-based information our commitment is to the families, youths, schools, agricultural producers, foresters and governments residing in Washington County.

Upcoming Events

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May. 13, 2017 9:00am - 11:00am
Looking for a low-maintenance landscape option? Join us to learn how to NATURESCAPE your yard! …
May. 25, 2017 3:00pm - 6:00pm
A field afternoon. This will be an opportunity to visit 2 Christmas tree farms whose …
Jun. 03, 2017 (all day)
The fifth annual National Get Outdoors Day event will be held on Saturday June 3rd, …
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