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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Student Employment at HAREC

The Hermiston Agricultural Research & Extension Center (HAREC) accepting applications for Student Technical Assistant positions. Read more...

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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...

Hermiston Agricultural Research and Extension Center

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

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