Lane County Extension

OSU Lane County Extension

996 Jefferson Street
Eugene, OR 97402
United States

Office hours

Monday - Thursday: 10:00 am-1:00 pm, 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
Currently open!

Phone

Office: 541-344-5859
Master Gardeners: 541-344-0265
Master Food Preservers: 541-344-4885
4-H Youth: 541-344-5043
Nutrition Education: 541-344-0249

Lane County Extension

News & Announcements

2018 Lane County Extension Summer/Fall Food Preservation Classes

Classes include making Mini-Pies and Cobblers, Smoking and Curing Meats, Basic Fermentation and More!!! Read More...

Now accepting applications for the 2019 Master Gardener Volunteer Training and Horticultural Proficiency programs!!

The Master Gardener and Horticulture Proficiency program provides Oregonians with education about gardening and horticulture. Read More...

On May 17, 2016 over 70% of voters said “YES” to measure 20-239, which will provide 5 years of funding for Extension programs in Lane County. Extension’s faculty, staff and volunteers are grateful for this tremendous show of support, and committed to giving Lane residents a strong return on their investment.

In the Lane County area, Oregon State University Extension currently offers programs in 4-H, Nutrition Education, Food Safety & Preservation, Farming, Home Gardening and Forestry & Natural Resource We offer a variety of online educational resources that help Oregonians solve problems and lead better lives.

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

Upcoming Events

Master Woodland Manager Training - Lane County

Lane County Extension Event

Thu, Sep 6, 2018 - Thu, Dec 20, 2018 (All Day)
Providing Knowledge, Skills, and Excellence in Land Stewardship for over 25 years. Thursdays starting September 6th.

Master Gardener Fall Festival

Lane County Extension Event

Sat, Sep 22, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lane County Master Gardeners invite ALL to celebrate a day full of harvest fun for the whole family, including kids' activities

Free Compost Workshop

Lane County Extension Event

Sat, Sep 29, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
For beginning to experienced composters.

Smoking and Curing Meats and Making Sausage

Lane County Extension Event

Sat, Oct 6, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tips for how to safely smoke meat, cheese and vegetables. Learn to cure meats and to make sausage.

Free Compost Workshop

Lane County Extension Event

Sat, Oct 13, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
For beginning to experienced composters.
Sarah Cunningham holds some of the items available at the food pantry at Oregon State University. Cunningham is the student leader of the OSU Food Group.

Food Pantry Project New Volunteer Training

Lane County Extension Event

Mon, Oct 22, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
If you love to cook and would like to make a difference in someone’s day, we have a fun volunteer spot for you.

Sustainable Landscape Seminar

Lane County Extension Event

Tue, Oct 23, 2018 - Wed, Oct 24, 2018 (All Day)
A Sustainable Landscape seminar provides the public with practical information to create sustainable/green/ecological landscapes.

Free Compost Workshop

Lane County Extension Event

Sat, Oct 27, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
For beginning to experienced composters.

Basic Bread Baking

Lane County Extension Event

Sat, Oct 27, 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Learn to make your own homemade bread from scratch.

Worm Bin Composting Workshop

Lane County Extension Event

Sat, Nov 3, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Learn the fun and easy way to compost by letting worms eat your garbage!

Free Compost Workshop

Lane County Extension Event

Sat, Nov 3, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
For beginning to experienced composters.

Sustainable Landscape Seminar

Lane County Extension Event

Tue, Dec 11, 2018 - Wed, Dec 12, 2018 (All Day)
A Sustainable Landscape seminar provides the public with practical information to create sustainable/green/ecological landscapes.
large round wooden baskets of a variety of green and yellow apples

Fall Festival

Lane County Master Gardeners Event

Sat, Sep 22, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lane County Master Gardeners invite ALL to celebrate a day full of harvest fun for the whole family, including kids' activities. Sample free, fresh-pressed apple cider; taste multiple varieties of tomatoes and apples; attend free gardening workshops; browse among many items for sale, including gardening books, hand made goods, garlic, bulbs, fruit trees and other plants, and more.

Living on the Land, Scio OR: Soil Health & Water Resources

OSU Small Farms Event

Thu, Oct 11, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Learn the basics of planning for natural resource management, including soil health and water resources.
Lane County Master Gardener Association

Lane County Master Gardener Seminar - Native Plants in an Ornamental Garden

Lane County Master Gardeners Event

Tue, Oct 16, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Find out about some great plants native to Oregon that you can add to your ornamental garden!

Living on the Land, Scio OR: Pasture & Grazing Management

OSU Small Farms Event

Thu, Oct 18, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Make the most of your pasture by learning how grass plants grow, rotational grazing, nutrient and winter-time management.

Dairy Goat Day

OSU Small Farms Event

Sat, Nov 3, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sponsored by Emerald Dairy Goat Association & OSU Extension Service Small Farms Program

Classes, displays, and hands-on learning in a friendly, low-key setting will strengthen your goat confidence and know-how. If you are an experienced “goat person” or you hope, to be, this event is for you!

Dairy Goat Field Day

Benton County Extension Event

Sat, Nov 3, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Classes, displays, and hands-on learning in a friendly low-key setting will strengthen your goat confidence and know-how. If you are an experienced "goat person" or you hope to be, this event is for you!
Plan to participate and learn more about:

Effective Forest Roads

Douglas County Extension Event

Sat, Dec 1, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Use your road maintenance dollars effectively. Learn to assess your existing road for potential problems and prioritize repairs.
OSU Master Gardener Lane County logo orange flower with blue circle and the words OSU Master Gardener Lane Co

Master Gardener Volunteer Training

Lane County Master Gardeners Event

Wed, Dec 5, 2018 10:00 am - Wed, Mar 20, 2019 4:00 pm
The Oregon State University Master Gardener™ Program is an Oregon State University (OSU) Extension Service program that facilitates the training of a highly educated corp of volunteers. These volunteers extend sustainable gardening information to their communities through education and outreach programs.

Teamwork! A Volunteer's Toolbox for Effective Team Management

Douglas County Extension Event

Sat, Dec 8, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Team Management Workshop

Horticultural Proficiency Program Training

Lane County Master Gardeners Event

Wed, Jan 9, 2019 9:00 am - Wed, Mar 20, 2019 4:00 pm
Horticultural Proficiency Program participants complete 60 hours of instruction and pass final exam to receive certification in Horticultural Proficiency.
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