Judy Kowalski

The North Willamette Research and Extension Center (NWREC) is Oregon State University's only agriculture field research station located in the northwestern part of the state.

We serve farmers in the seven county north valley area and focus our research and education on the region's most important crop systems: nurseries and greenhouses, fresh vegetables and specialty seed crops, berries and small fruit, Christmas trees, and small commercial farms. In addition, NWREC is the location for the state's only IR-4 Pesticide Registration program working with agricultural crops throughout Oregon.

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

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BEETLES Institute for Outdoor School Providers

We are pleased to welcome the BEETLES (Better Environmental Education, Teaching, Learning, and Expertise Sharing) to Oregon! The BEETLES Institute for Outdoor School will bring together leaders of outdoor school programs from across Oregon for a week of professional learning, expertise sharing, community building, discussions, and thoughtful reflection. This Institute is a rich experience, and a unique opportunity to meet with other leaders and discuss ideas for how to make your program the best it can be. 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.

BEAV drone program

While research projects with the BEAV are a key program component, the main focus of this program is grower outreach. Our goal is to bridge the gap between the technology available and the grower in the field to help provide a useful, easily accessible tool for plant health monitoring.

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Berry Crops

The overall goal of the berry crops research and extension program is to help growers of blueberry, blackberry, raspberry, strawberry, cranberry, and kiwi fruit make educated decisions with regard to planting establishment and management to improve economic viability and sustainability.

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Christmas Trees

Christmas tree information including upcoming events, ongoing research and other updates from Chal Landgren, OSU Extension Christmas tree specialist for Oregon.

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