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 4-H, Nutrition Education, Food Safety & Preservation, Farming, Home Gardening, and Forestry & Natural Resources. We offer a variety of online educational resources that help Oregonians solve problems and lead better lives.

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OSU Extension Open House

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Now accepting applications for the 2020 Master Gardener Volunteer Training and Horticultural Proficiency programs!!

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Upcoming Events

Sep 22

OSU Extension Open House

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Eugene, OR
Sep 22

4-H Open House

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Eugene, OR
Sep 28

Master Gardener Fall Festival

10:00 am - 4:00 pm Eugene, OR
Sep 28

Compost Workshop - Free

10:00 am - 12:00 pm Eugene, OR

What We Do

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

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

Lane County

Home Garden and Landscape

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

Lane County

Ask an Expert

Have a Question? Ask an Expert!

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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