Marion County

Victoria Binning

NOTICE: The office is currently open from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM from Monday to Friday. If you visit, please wear a face covering. Our faculty are still working remotely. Staff are on hand to assist you. The Plant Clinic is still closed. Thank you.

WE ARE HERE TO SERVE YOU: Food. Farm. Families.

We provide research science-based remote learning opportunities to help Marion County youth and adults solve problems, develop life skills and manage resources wisely as well as ensure you have the information you need to protect you and reinvigorate our local economies.

Serving Marion County Residents Since 1911.

Upcoming Events

We’re still active across the state delivering our workshops virtually to you. See our online events across the state.


New Bilingual Food Safety Training manual released!

New bilingual Food Safety training manual: “Good Field Practices for Agricultural Workers”! Available for only $15 WITH FREE SHIPPING now through July 31, 2020!!! 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.

Marion County COVID-19 resources

Find current and accurate information about access to food, financial assistance, and health care during the coronavirus crisis.

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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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Youth Activities

4-H empowers young people with hands-on learning experiences to help them grow and thrive. By creating a safe and welcoming environment, young people develop the skills needed to make a positive impact on the world around them.

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Extension Family and Community Health

The Extension Family and Community Health (FCH) program is helping individuals, families and communities achieve healthy outcomes. Our county faculty are located in the communities we serve, allowing us to achieve these outcomes ...

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Community Horticulture

We provide research-based information for backyard gardeners and green industry professionals, including regional specific information.

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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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