Lane County

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The OSU Extension Service provides research-based knowledge and education that strengthens local economies, sustains natural resources, and promotes healthy communities, families, and individuals.

In the Lane County area, we currently offer programs in:

We offer a variety of online educational resources that help Oregonians solve problems and lead better lives. See all of our Online Resources and Activities.

We are still here to answer your questions! We are gradually resuming onsite and in-person activities, with some modifications.

Reduced in-person office hours: Open to the public for walk-ins Monday - Thursday, 8am - 1pm.

We are still open and available via phone, email

or Zoom chat 5 days a week. Call us at 541-344-5859.

Per Oregon Statute and Oregon State University guidelines, all employees and visitors will be required to wear face coverings. We will be taking appropriate cleaning and physical distancing precautions to ensure our employees and visitors stay safe.

Upcoming events

Apr 20 - Dec 31
Nov 7

Worm Bin Composting Workshop

10:00 am - 11:30 am PST Online


Lane County Extension Office Reopened for Walk-ins

The Lane County Extension office is open to the public for walk-ins Mondays - Thursdays, 8am - 1pm. We are still open and available to help you via phone, email or via Zoom chat 5 days a week. We encourage you to ... 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.

Food Safety and Preservation

We provide research-based information in food safety and preservation.

Lane County

Nutrition Education Program

The Oregon State University (OSU) Extension Service Nutrition Education and Outreach Programs are part of the Extension Family and Community Health Program and the College of Public Health and Human Sciences. These programs engage ...

Lane County

Activities for Youth

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.

Lane County

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 ...

Lane County

Home Garden and Landscape

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

Lane County

News and impact

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

Extension awareness campaign celebrates Global Handwashing Day

High Speed Hand Washing can help children and adults avoid getting COVID-19 or sick during the upcoming flu and cold season.

Chris Branam | Oct 9, 2020 | News story

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

Mon - Fri: 8:00 am-5:00 pm

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