Marion County

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OSU Extension in Marion County

Discover our Extension Programs by clicking on the Newsletter link in the orange band below...

OSU Extension’s vast network of teachers, experts, mentors, and volunteers is at your service across Oregon and Marion County. We are learning from and with you, sharing our knowledge, and putting valuable lessons into practice.

When we work together, we can create positive change in our communities. Helping farmers and gardeners grow healthy foods. Strengthening our economic and environmental future. We help people of all ages, families and communities thrive. We’re here to help.

How we serve you

We provide reliable, research-based knowledge and advice to help you make informed decisions. Access is affordable—often free. Learn through one-on-one conversations with experts, workshops, conferences, publications, hotlines, online classes, and youth development clubs and activities.

In-office services include:

  • Seed field registration
  • Pressure gauge testing for canning
  • Nitrate water testing
  • Gardening questions

Serving Marion County since 1911

Visitor information

Some faculty continue to work remotely during the pandemic. Contact our office or a faculty member directly to make an appointment or confirm that they are in the office when you come. Staff are here during regular office hours. IMPORTANT: If front door is locked, please call the main office number or ring the doorbell and wait.

Face coverings

Masks are welcome, not required, per university policy.

Hours of operation

Mon - Fri: 8:00 am-4:30 pm

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Upcoming events

We’re active across the state delivering our workshops to you. See events that may interest you.

What we do

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

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