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.


2019 Forest Stewardship Series dates

Sharpen your land management knowledge and skills-the most powerful tools you own - by attending one, or all of our upcoming Forest Stewardship Series, Classes are scheduled for February 7th, April 4th, May 2nd and June 6, 2019. Read more...

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Deschutes County

3800 SW Airport Way
Building #4
Redmond, OR 97756
United States

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Upcoming Events

Apr 2 - Jun 6

Principles of Vineyard Management

8:00 am - 9:50 am Online
Apr 3 - May 22

Master Food Preserver Program

9:00 am - 3:00 pm Redmond, OR
May 3 - May 4

What We Do

Discover ways to learn and get involved. Here are some highlights of our activities and specialties.

Activities for Youth

The 4-H Program in Deschutes County involves approximately 300 volunteer leaders working with about 1200 youth in the 4th through 12th grades. Additionally, the Oregon State University Extension Service reaches over 400 youth through non-traditional youth programs on a continuing basis.

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Forestry and Natural Resources

Our agents and specialists share knowledge about the latest techniques in natural resource management through educational programs and materials. We work with forest owners, foresters and other natural resource managers, educators (PreK-12), Christmas tree growers, loggers and forest workers, and others.

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Home Gardening and Landscape

We provide education to the residents and commercial green industry in our community. We provide this education through seminars, workshops, publications and several other ways. We also serve as an outlet for all of your gardening questions. We will assist you in identifying your weed, disease, and insect problems and recommend safe and research- based management for these issues.

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Have a Question? Ask an Expert!

Ask an Expert is a way for you to get answers from the Oregon State University Extension Service. We have experts in family and health, community development, food and agriculture, coastal issues, forestry, programs for young people, and gardening.

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