Marion County

Victoria Binning

Food. Farm. Families. Serving Marion County Residents Since 1911.

Who We Are. What We Do.

We offer objective, research-based information to help Marion County youth and adults solve problems, develop life skills and manage resources wisely. As part of OSU and other research-based institutions, our faculty, staff and volunteers provide the following services:

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

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The Marion County Extension Office will be CLOSED on Thursday, December 5 from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM so staff can attend the OSU Extension Annual Conference in Corvallis. If you need help, please call Mark Chien at 717.572.3692. Thank you. Read more...

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Upcoming Events

Jan 27

Magic of Macarons Class

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Salem, OR
Jan 30
Feb 15 - Feb 17

What We Do

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

Agritourism and Tourism in Marion County

Agritourism and Tourism Research, Education and Community Engagement.

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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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Field Crops

Willamette Valley Field Crops Extension provides research-based information for commercial cereal grain, grass seed, legume seed and oil crop producers. This page is hosted by Oregon State University Extension Service - Department of Crop and Soil Science.

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Ask an Expert is a way for you to get answers from the Oregon State University Extension Service. We have experts in family and health, community development, food and agriculture, coastal issues, forestry, programs for young people, and gardening.

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