Oregon State University Extension has partnered with rural communities to define, operationalize, and track community specific measures of community vitality. This collection includes reports, executive summaries, and presentations that detail these projects.
This primer is intended to serve Extension personnel and community leaders as they work in local communities facing decisions with long-range implications.
Barley is a useful rotation crop that grows well in the Willamette Valley. But the region's craft beers and spirits generally use malting barley shipped from elsewhere. Can growers and brewers capitalize on high-quality, locally produced barley? Learn more about malting barley, study supply chain...
Ecotrust is Hosting a Four-State “Ag of the Middle” Business Accelerator Program. Designed for Farmers, Ranchers, and Fishers
— The 2018 cohort kicks off NOVEMBER 7-8th, 2018! Apply online by October 5th — Know a small rancher, farmer, or fishers in far Northern California, Oregon, Washington or Alaska who’d like support...
Examines the impact of farmers markets in low-income areas of Oregon with low access to supermarkets. One in a series of fact sheets that monitors trends and changes in various dimensions of the food system.
Dec 29, 2016Dive deeper into the business of farming
Apr 5, 2012High gas prices were the “trigger” that burst the housing bubble, according to economists from OSU and UC Berkeley
Jul 23, 2007Almost half of all new farmers' markets close within, or after, their first year of operation according to a new study from Oregon State University.