Jefferson County

Steven Ward

OSU Extension in Jefferson County

OSU Extension’s network of teachers, experts, mentors and volunteers is at your service, across Oregon and here at home. Learning with you. Sharing knowledge. Putting lessons into practice.

When we work together, we can create positive change in our communities. Helping farmers and gardeners grow healthy foods. Strengthening our economic and ecological future. Helping people of all ages, families and communities thrive. And much more. We’re here to help.

How we serve you

We provide reliable, research-based education and advice to help you make informed decisions. Access is affordable—often free. Learn through one-on-one conversations with experts, workshops, conferences, publications, hotlines, online classes, and youth development clubs and activities.

Upcoming Events

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

Announcements

Community emergency Wi-Fi access | Emergencia comuinitaria acceso Wi-Fi

For those needing emergency Wi-Fi, Oregon State University is providing access at no cost. We are here to support our communities. Para aquellos que necesitan Wi-Fi de emergencia, Oregon State University está proveyendo acceso gratis. Estamos aquí para apoyar a nuestras comunidades. Read more...

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What We Do

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

Bees and Pollinators

Bees are an essential part of agriculture in central Oregon agriculture.

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Nutrition Education / SNAP-Ed Program

Nutrition Education and SNAP-Ed Program focuses on providing evidence-based education for everyone in our community.

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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.

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Home Garden and Landscape

The home garden and landscape program area provides information for backyard gardeners and green industry professionals including regional specific information for our counties.

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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 ...

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Latest news

Emergency response fulfills Extension's mission to serve all Oregonians

The OSU Extension Service has a defined role in federal, state and local emergency plans.

Chris Branam | Sep 18, 2020 | News story

Extension babysitting training fulfills a need in Oregon's child care 'deserts'

OSU Extension babysitting and child care training is meeting the needs of families during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Chris Branam | Sep 4, 2020 | News story

New Extension resource focuses on processing meat animals at home

The new curated collection on the OSU Extension website runs the gamut for processing meat at home, from purchasing and slaughtering to storing and cooking.

Chris Branam | Aug 28, 2020 | News story

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