OSU Extension Impact
We’re making a difference in what matters to your community
OSU Extension partners with local communities to provide trusted expertise and science-based knowledge to address critical issues and help every Oregonian thrive. We are committed to creating positive change through programs and providing spaces where each person feels safe and welcome.
Out there serving Oregon; here for you
Building resiliency and creating positive change for Oregonians.
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2022 OSU Extension Annual Report
Our work is as richly diverse as Oregon’s communities. We’re helping kids reach their full potential through programs like 4-H. We’re encouraging resilience across the food chain — from pollinator health to farm and ranch productivity. We’re supporting sustainable natural resource management and enhancing health and well-being for every stage of life. OSU Extension is a link. A partnership. A trusted resource. A legacy. This report shows how we contribute to building resilient communities across Oregon.
Latest Extension stories
Read and share these stories of Extension's work with communities across Oregon.
Healthy communities and economies
Resilient and productive forests and natural ecosystems
Sustainable agriculture, food systems, and gardening
Thriving youth, individuals and families
Out there: Serving Oregon
Extension is one of three OSU Statewide Public Service programs that serve Oregon’s diverse landscapes and communities. We learn with and from those who are most impacted by Oregon’s most pressing issues. We are building bridges among our state’s communities around shared goals and values that result in real solutions.
OSU Extension reach and impact
Latest educational content
Count on OSU Extension as a source of practical, science-based information on a range of topics. Explore our educational resources.
Ask an Expert
Ask an Expert is a way for you to get answers or refer questions to the experts from the Oregon State University Extension Service. Our breadth and depth of expertise cover family and health, community development, food and agriculture, coastal issues, forestry, programs for young people, and gardening.
We provide opportunities for those who are passionate about what OSU Extension does to get further involved.