Crook County Extension

498 SE Lynn Blvd
Prineville, OR 97754
United States

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Monday - Friday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
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Crook County Extension

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OSU Extension has been serving Oregon for more than 100 years, and our previous website launched in 2011. It was time for an upgrade! Click the title of this announcement to read more about the upgrade and share your feedback.

2018 High Desert Garden Tour

Join us for the High Desert Garden Tour on Saturday, July 21st in Bend. Ticket books will be available at the following locations on July 6th: Moonfire and Sun Garden Center, OSU Extension Service (Crook and Deschutes County offices), Schultz Farm and Garden, Shoe Inn, Strictly Organic Coffee Company, Whistle Stop Farm & Flowers and Worthy Brewing Company.

The OSU/Crook County Extension Service, located in the city of Prineville, has provided research-based, informal educational programs to the citizens of Crook County since 1914. This is done through coordinating educational tours, conferences, short courses, workshops and demonstrations.  We also provide brochures, publications, and research based information on a variety of subjects both in the office, over the phone, in the field, and on line.

Extension staff in Crook County along with regional Extension Staff and volunteers, offer programs and assistance in 4-H & Youth Development, Agriculture & Natural Resources, Family & Community Health, Forestry & Natural Resources, Livestock, Marine/Fisheries, Range & Natural Resources and Small Farms/Small Acreage.

Upcoming Events

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Water-Wise Gardening Series: Bend Water-Wise Irrigation Guide

Deschutes County Extension Event

Wed, Jun 20, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join OSU Faculty, Master Gardener volunteers and City of Bend experts for this free workshop.
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Camping with Your Dried Fruits & Vegetables

Deschutes County Extension Event

Thu, Jun 21, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
This hands on workshop by Oregon State University trained Master Food Preservers will have you up to date and providing the best camp food and snacks in no time. Join us!

Suicide Prevention Training

Deschutes County Extension Event

Thu, Jun 21, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Have you ever wondered what you can do to help prevent suicide? QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) will be offered by Oregon State University Extension Family and Community Health program to interested adults and teens.
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Water-Wise Gardening Series: Bend Water-Wise Lawn Care

Deschutes County Extension Event

Thu, Jun 21, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Part of our Water-Wise Gardening Series.
Join OSU Faculty, Master Gardener volunteers and City of Bend experts for this free workshop.
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Gardening with Kids 'Pollinators: What's All the Buzz About'

Deschutes County Extension Event

Sat, Jun 23, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join OSU Master Gardeners and OSU staff for this free, fun, kid-friendly class. No registration necessary.
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Stockmanship School for Predator Mitigation

Umatilla County Extension Event

Mon, Jun 25, 2018 8:00 am - Thu, Jun 28, 2018 5:00 pm
Instructors: Whit Hibbard and Steve Cote
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Pasture Management Workshop

Deschutes County Extension Event

Wed, Jun 27, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Learn more about pastures and how to manage them!
An interactive workshop with Central Oregon's Oregon State University Experts.
Please pre-register by calling or emailing the contact information.
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Water-Wise Gardening Series: Bend Water-wise Streetscape Guide

Deschutes County Extension Event

Thu, Jun 28, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join OSU Faculty, Master Gardener volunteers and City of Bend experts for this free workshop.
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Judging Palooza

Deschutes County 4-H Event

Sat, Jul 14, 2018 - Sun, Jul 15, 2018 (All Day)
This two day judging event starts off on Saturday, July 14 at 9 am with a livestock judging clinic and rounds out Sunday, July 15 at 7 am with a livestock judging contest.
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Flavored Oils, Vinegar, and Seasonings

Deschutes County Extension Event

Wed, Jul 25, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join OSU experts to safely prepare specialty vinegar, flavored oils, and seasonings. Samples to take home, this is a hands-on workshop.
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