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! Contact us at 541-344-5859, email us, Zoom chat or schedule an appointment, Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm.

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.

Hours of operation

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

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Vaccine eligibility and information

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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

Extension foresters note trend in redwood plantings, plan needs assessment

As landowners in western Oregon start to plant redwood trees more frequently, OSU Extension foresters plan a survey to determine why the tall trees have become popular.

Kym Pokorny | Jan 26, 2021 | News story

Oregon Sea Grant Extension uses pandemic survey results to guide its work

The findings have already helped guide Sea Grant Extension’s response to the emergency.

Chris Branam | Jan 6, 2021 | News story

High school students serve up meals at home through adapted cooking class

OSU Extension provides weekly video resources, recipes and a detailed syllabus to guide the students as they cook recipes at home.

Chris Branam | Dec 14, 2020 | News story

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