Linn County

Laurie Gibson

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.

Upcoming Events

Jul 15 - Jul 18

What We Do

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

Online resources and activities

Our OSU Extension faculty are quickly creating new ways to bring learning to meet your needs. We work to engage the curiosity of kids and adults, to support the well-being of people, communities, and local economies, and to give you the information you need to pull through the COVID-19 crisis.

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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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Latest news

More than $1 million in grants will help expand Extension Farm to School programs

The Oregon Farm to School and School Garden program got a shot in the arm in 2019 when the Oregon Legislature unanimously voted to increase funding for the grants for the 2020-2021 biennial from $4.6 million to $15 million.

Kym Pokorny | Jul 2, 2020 | News Story

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