Linn County

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The Linn County Office of the Oregon State University Extension Service provides research-based information and programs in Agriculture, Forestry, 4-H/youth, and Family and Community Health for the citizens of Linn County.

We have been serving Linn County since 1914. Stop by or give us a call. We're here to help!

County Extension agents are faculty members of the colleges at Oregon State University. OSU Extension programs in Linn County are funded by cooperative agreement of Linn County government, Oregon State University (Extension Service), and the United States Department of Agriculture.

Announcements

Linn 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.

Hours of operation

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

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Upcoming events

Jul 12 - Jul 18
Jul 17

Linn County 4-H Youth Auction

1:00 pm - 8:00 pm Albany, OR
Jul 31 - Aug 4

What we do

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

Open Campus

Open Campus provides local access to education through community-based partnerships and unique programming, meeting needs of the Oregon communities we serve.

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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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Nutrition and Healthy Living

OSU Extension Family and Community Health (FCH) Program offers education and resources to help local families meet the practical challenges of life. Our mission is to encourage lifelong health and well-being for every person, every family, and every community in Oregon.

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Southern Willamette Valley Small Farms Program

The Small Farms Program serves commercial small farm entrepreneurs as well as non-commercial small acreage landowners. Our focus embraces both organic/biological and conventional farming systems.

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Livestock and Forages

This program emphasizes economically and environmentally efficient production of livestock and forages in Western Oregon. We apply livestock and forage research and develop educational programs to meet the program needs of producers, land managers, and government agencies.

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South Valley Field Crops

The OSU Extension Service in Linn, Benton and surrounding counties conducts educational programs for farmers and agri-business representatives. Extension Agents also play an important role in applied field research. Several agricultural agents work in Linn and surrounding counties on an area basis.

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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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