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.

Hours of operation

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

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Visitor information

Open by appointment only.

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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Upcoming events

Jul 12 - Jul 18
Jul 17

Linn County 4-H Youth Auction

1:00 pm - 8:00 pm Albany, OR

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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News and impact

Some U-cut Christmas tree farms closed but supply adequate

Because of the pandemic tree farms have had to change the way they work.

Kym Pokorny | Nov 24, 2020 | News story

Veterans explore farming as possible career in OSU Extension Small Farms online programs

All of the Small Farms programing was forced online after the pandemic arrived, including two innovate programs to help veterans learn about farming and see if it is a good fit.

Kym Pokorny | Nov 23, 2020 | News story

Microscopic insect that liquefies slugs may be answer to controlling this invasive pest

 In Oregon at least half of the 20 top agricultural commodities suffer from slug damage.

Kym Pokorny | Nov 16, 2020 | News story

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