Benton County Extension

Melons grown at OSU's Oak Creek Center for Urban Horticulture demonstrate the possibilities of farming without adding water.

Photo by Lynn Ketchum OSU EESC

Oregon Season Tracker (OST) is an OSU Extension program that connects local community volunteers with researchers at the HJ Andrews Experimental Forest  and across the nation who are studying ecology, weather and climate.

Photo by Jody Einerson

Brandy Saffell leads a group of people with the Oregon Forest Pest Detector program. This is a hands-on training exercise where they examine 12 different trees in Avery Park of Corvallis, Oregon.

Photo by Stephen Ward

Steer Showmanship, Benton County Fair

Photo by Marci Bacho for OSU EESC

4077 SW Research Way
Corvallis, OR 97333
United States

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Benton County Extension

Benton County Extension Service Faculty, staff, and volunteers deliver research-based information to help youth and adults solve problems, develop life skills, and manage resources wisely.

We coordinate information tours, conferences, short courses, workshops, and demonstrations. We provide brochures and publications with specific research based information on a variety of subjects.

News & Announcements

Save the date: Insights into Gardening 2019 - Benton County

Save the date! Insights into Gardening will be held Saturday February 9, 2019. Learn about edibles ornamentals and more, with workshops for both new and experienced gardeners. Stay tuned for registration information. Read more...

Linn-Benton 2019 Master Gardener program - apply now!

Do you love to make things grow? Apply to join our cohort of plant enthusiasts in Linn and Benton Counties. As part of the Master Gardener volunteer team, you will build your gardening knowledge and share what you learn with our communities. Read more...

Newsletter

Upcoming Events

Living on the Land series - Scio

Thu, Oct 4, 2018 6:00 pm - Thu, Oct 25, 2018 8:00 pm
Scio, OR

Living on the Land series - Scio

Thu, Oct 4, 2018 6:00 pm - Thu, Oct 25, 2018 8:00 pm
Scio, OR

Fall Slash Burning Demonstration at Lamers Forest

Mon, Oct 15, 2018 8:00 am - Thu, Nov 15, 2018 5:00 pm
Monmouth, OR

Fall Slash Burning Demonstration at Lamers Forest

Mon, Oct 15, 2018 8:00 am - Thu, Nov 15, 2018 5:00 pm
Monmouth, OR

2018 Beef Industry Tour: Efficiency of the Herd

Thu, Oct 25, 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Corvallis, OR

4-H New Volunteer/Leader Training *Registration Required

Thu, Oct 25, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Corvallis, OR

Mason Bee Cocoon Class

Thu, Oct 25, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tangent, OR

Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde Educator Workshop

Tue, Oct 30, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Grande Ronde, OR

Mason Bee Cocoon Class

Tue, Oct 30, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tangent, OR

Drop-in Class: Season Extension with Low Tunnels & Row Covers

Tue, Oct 30, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Albany, OR

Mason Bee Cocoon Class

Thu, Nov 1, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Corvallis, OR

Mason Bee Cocoon Class

Thu, Nov 1, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Corvallis, OR

Selling logs from your property: An educational symposium for landowners

Fri, Nov 2, 2018 5:00 pm - Sat, Nov 3, 2018 5:30 pm
Oregon City, OR

Dairy Goat Day

Sat, Nov 3, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Pleasant Hill, OR

Mason Bee Cocoon Class

Sat, Nov 3, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tangent, OR

Mason Bee Class

Thu, Nov 8, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Corvallis, OR

OSU Extension CLOSED

Mon, Nov 12 (All Day)
Corvallis, OR

Webinar: Weird & Wonderful World of Plant Galls

Mon, Nov 19, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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OSU Extension CLOSED

Thu, Nov 22, 2018 - Fri, Nov 23, 2018 (All Day)
Corvallis, OR

4-H New Volunteer/Leader Training *Registration Required

Tue, Nov 27, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Corvallis, OR

Vineyard Red Blotch Workshop

Thu, Nov 29, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Salem, OR

Evening of Irish Cooking

Thu, Feb 21, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Eugene, OR

BEETLES Institute for Outdoor School Providers

Sun, Mar 3, 2019 1:00 pm - Fri, Mar 8, 2019 3:00 pm
Lyons, OR
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