Josephine County

Oregon State University Extension is the go-to resource for the expertise and knowledge every Oregonian needs to live healthy lives, nurture our great state’s ecosystems, and play a vital role in Oregon’s vibrant communities.

We’re partnering with people in every county and helping them thrive every day — just as we have done for more than 100 years.

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Fri: 8:00 am-4:30 pm Closed for Lunch 12:00 PM-1:00PM

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Applications for the 2020 Josephine County Master Gardener training are now available

Applications for the 2020 Master Gardener training are now available. Apply online paper copies of the application are also available at the office or by calling 541-476-6613. Quick facts about becoming a Master Gardener Volunteer Master Gardeners are highly-educated volunteers who share their sustainable gardening knowledge with their communities through education and outreach programs. ... Read more...

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Upcoming Events

Dec 12
Jan 27 - Jan 28

Pesticide Recertification Training 2020

8:00 am - 4:00 am Central Point, OR

What We Do

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

Home Garden and Landscape

We provide research-based information for backyard gardeners and green industry professionals, including regional specific information.

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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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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 (PreK-12), Christmas tree growers, loggers and forest workers, and others.

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Ask an Expert is a way for you to get answers from the Oregon State University Extension Service. We have experts in family and health, community development, food and agriculture, coastal issues, forestry, programs for young people, and gardening.

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