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Extension program offers safety net for depressed and suicidal farmers and ranchers

QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) teaches farmers, ranchers and their family and friends how to interrupt the process that leads to suicide.

Kym Pokorny | Mar 3, 2021 | News story

Veterans explore farming as possible career in OSU Extension Small Farms online programs

All of the Small Farms programing was forced online after the pandemic arrived, including two innovative programs to help veterans learn about farming and see if it is a good fit.

Kym Pokorny | Nov 23, 2020 | News story

Extension awareness campaign celebrates Global Handwashing Day

High Speed Hand Washing can help children and adults avoid getting COVID-19 or sick during the upcoming flu and cold season.

Chris Branam | Oct 9, 2020 | News story

Emergency response fulfills Extension's mission to serve all Oregonians

The OSU Extension Service has a defined role in federal, state and local emergency plans.

Chris Branam | Sep 18, 2020 | News story

Extension babysitting training fulfills a need in Oregon's child care 'deserts'

OSU Extension babysitting and child care training is meeting the needs of families during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Chris Branam | Sep 4, 2020 | News story