OSU Extension partners with communities in every county of Oregon to provide information, services and expertise to meet local challenges and help every Oregonian thrive. We are committed to creating positive change through programs and providing spaces where each person feels safe and welcome.
Our programs, partnerships and volunteer opportunities are focused on:
Healthy communities and economies
Resilient and productive forestry and natural ecosystems
Sustainable agriculture, food systems, and gardening
A message from OSU President Alexander: It’s time to make real change a priority
"Oregon State University and our community must commit to reforming systemic racial issues here at home and across America.... I encourage your engagement in addressing these challenges…. It will be through action — not words or promises — that we will affirm that Black Lives Matter and end injustice, violence and racism." Read the full statement (https://leadership.oregonstate.edu/president).
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.
In addition to showing where to buy local seafood via an interactive map, the Eat Oregon seafood webpage offers tips on when and what types of seafood to purchase and how to freeze, smoke and prepare it at home.