Hermiston Agricultural Research and Extension Center

The Hermiston Agricultural Research & Extension Center serves nearly 500,000 acres of irrigated agriculture in Oregon and Washington's Columbia Basin. The center concentrates on discovery and implementation of agricultural and horticultural opportunities and provides solutions to production restraints. Research at HAREC emphasizes identification of new crops or and production practices, plant breeding and varietal evaluation including nutritional contents, integrated pest management of insects and insect transmitted diseases, plant disease control and environmental issues. In addition, an emphasis on stream ecology investigates aspects related to salmon.

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Mon - Fri: 8:00 am-12:00 pm, 1:00 pm-5:00 pm

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HAREC featured in Oregon's Agricultural Progress

Oregon's Agricultural Progress created a Station Profile of the Hermiston Agricultural Research and Extension Center. Read more...

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Upcoming Events

Dec 4 - Dec 5

Farm Fair

8:00 am - 5:00 pm Hermiston, OR
Dec 6

Farm Fair at HAREC

8:00 am - 12:00 pm Hermiston, OR

What We Do

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Plant Pathology Diagnostic Laboratory Services

The Plant Pathology Laboratory on the Hermiston Agricultural Research and Extension Center is dedicated to providing plant disease diagnostic services to the agricultural industry of the Columbia River Basin and to greater Oregon. It works closely with local growers, processors, agricultural companies, research institutions, government agencies and faculty stationed on HAREC as well as ...

Hermiston Agricultural Research and Extension Center

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