Lane County

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OSU Extension in Lane 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

Due to COVID-19, our office is open by appointment only until further notice. We continue to offer  extension programs online, and we are available via email and phone.

Call us at 541-344-5859 to schedule an appointment.

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.

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

Announcements

Lane County vaccine eligibility and information

All Oregonians over the age of 16 will be eligible to sign up for a COVID-19 vaccine on April 19. Read more...

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Visitor information

Open by appointment only.

Wearing face coverings and physical distancing is required for all employees and visitors, per Oregon Statute and Oregon State University guidelines.

Hours of operation

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

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Upcoming events

Jan 4 - Dec 16
Apr 24

What we do

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

Support and Funding

Extension is supported by a combination of federal, state and county funds. Oregon State University Extension Service is asking the Lane County Commissioners to refer a measure to the May 2021 ballot to provide local option tax...

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Food Safety and Preservation

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

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Livestock and Forages

This program emphasizes economically and environmentally efficient production of livestock and forages in Western Oregon.

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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 ...

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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.

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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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News and impact

OSU Extension uses statewide network to encourage participation in vaccinations

Efforts include volunteering at mass vaccination clinics, using the OSU Extension website to curate credible vaccine information and provide local access and eligibility details, and working closely with state and local partners to ...

Chris Branam | Apr 12, 2021 | News story

Virtual Walk With Ease class increases accessibility to disabled adults

Because of this class, all virtual Walk With Ease classes are now more accessible, and the images represent a broader spectrum of physical abilities, as well as ages and race and ethnicities.

Allison Harris | Apr 2021 | Impact story

Extension educates Oregonians to prepare for Cascadia Earthquake

A free online course consists of four modules that contain narrated sessions and additional resources.

Glenda Hyde, Lynette Black | Apr 2021 | Impact story

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