The Oregon State University Extension Service provides researched-based knowledge and education that strengthens local economies, sustains natural resources, and promotes healthy communities, families, and individuals.

In the Douglas County area, Extension serves our clientele with programs in Horticulture, Nutrition Education, Forestry & Natural Resources, food safety and preservation with our Master Food Preservers, Livestock & Forage, 4-H, and Master Gardeners. In these programs we offer a wealth of non-formal community educational programs and information services.

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Weekly Pest Alerts for May through September 2019

Click on "Weekly Pest Alerts for May through Sept 2019" for more information for your fruit orchards, vineyards, nut trees, and garden. Information collected in Douglas County, Oregon. Read more...

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Upcoming Events

Aug 29 - Dec 12
Oct 3

Statewide Pesticide Recertification Course

10:00 am - 3:00 pm Roseburg, OR
Oct 11

Native Tree Walk

10:00 am - 1:00 pm Elkton, OR
Nov 9

Sausages and Mustards

10:00 am - 1:00 pm Roseburg, OR

What We Do

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Youth Activities

4-H empowers young people with hands-on learning experiences to help them grow and thrive. By creating a safe and welcoming environment, young people develop the skills needed to make a positive impact on the world around them.

Douglas County


We provide research-based information for backyard gardeners and green industry professionals, including regional specific information.

Douglas County

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.

Douglas County

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