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.

Upcoming events

Oct 27 - Nov 14

Announcements

Community emergency Wi-Fi access | Emergencia comuinitaria acceso Wi-Fi

For those needing emergency Wi-Fi, Oregon State University is providing access at no cost. We are here to support our communities. Para aquellos que necesitan Wi-Fi de emergencia, Oregon State University está proveyendo acceso gratis. Estamos aquí para apoyar a nuestras comunidades. Read more...

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What we do

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

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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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

Extension coordinates hay donations to relieve those affected by wildfires

More than 500 tons have been donated and moved around the state through partnerships.

Kym Pokorny | Oct 19, 2020 | News story

Grant seeks to make college more accessible to Oregon's Indigenous youth

The project will focus on outreach to pre-college Indigenous youth to improve access and understanding of steps toward college entry and tuition and remove systematic barriers to community college and university completion.

Adrian Gallo | Oct 13, 2020 | News story

Extension awareness campaign celebrates Global Handwashing Day

High Speed Hand Washing can help children and adults avoid getting COVID-19 or sick during the upcoming flu and cold season.

Chris Branam | Oct 9, 2020 | News story

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

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