Harney County

Making the Future Better through Teaching, Service & Research!

In one year, Harney County Extension connects with an average of 20,000 people through workshops, seminars, committee meetings, volunteer programs, field days, newsletters, and individual consultations.

Educational programs/resources are offered in the areas of:

  • Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • 4-H/Youth Development
  • Family and Community Health

OSU Extension is a partnership of USDA at the federal level, OSU at the state level, and Harney County.

Announcements

Harney County vaccine eligibility and information

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Visitor information

Open by appointment only.

Hours of operation

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

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Upcoming Events

We’re still active across the state delivering our workshops virtually to you. See our online events across the state.

What we do

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

Nutrition and Healthy Living

Oregon State University and Extension Family and Community Health programs and community partnerships help all Oregonians achieve a healthy, nurturing family and caring community.

Harney County

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.

Harney County

News and impact

Extension program offers safety net for depressed and suicidal farmers and ranchers

QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) teaches farmers, ranchers and their family and friends how to interrupt the process that leads to suicide.

Kym Pokorny | Mar 3, 2021 | News story

OSU Extension’s Western Meat School goes hybrid and attracts hundreds

Western Meat School, which runs for six weeks in November and December, will cover key topics in production, processing and marketing to produce high-quality meat and sell to diverse market channels.

Kym Pokorny | Oct 28, 2020 | News story

Grant seeks to make college more accessible to Oregon's Indigenous youth

The project will focus on outreach to pre-college Indigenous youth to improve access and understanding of steps toward college entry and tuition and remove systematic barriers to community college and university completion.

Adrian Gallo | Oct 13, 2020 | News story

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