The Oregon State University Extension Service in Deschutes County provides research-based, objective information to help people solve problems, develop leadership, and manage resources wisely.
Extension staff in Deschutes County offer programs and assistance in Horticulture, Forestry & Natural Resources, 4-H Youth Development, Family and Community Development, and Nutrition Education. In addition, regional Extension Staff offer programs in Pasture & Forage Management, Livestock & Range Management, and Specialty Crops.
Extension staff and over 500 volunteers personally assist Deschutes County and Central Oregon residents through meetings, workshops, short courses, tours, publications, and demonstrations.
What we do
Discover ways to learn and get involved. Here are some highlights of our activities and specialties.