Cultivating Healthy Farms, Forests, Food and Families in Polk County since 1918


Oregon State University Extension is the go-to resource for the expertise and knowledge every Oregonian needs to live healthy lives, nurture our great state’s ecosystems, and play a vital role in Oregon’s vibrant communities.

We’re partnering with people in every county and helping them thrive every day — just as we have done for more than 100 years.

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Mon - Fri: 8:00 am-12:00 pm, 1:00 pm-5:00 pm

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Polk County

289 E Ellendale, Suite 301
Dallas, OR 97338
United States

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Upcoming Events

Aug 3

Canning Tuna Class - Polk County

9:00 am - 1:00 pm Dallas, OR
Aug 8 - Aug 10

Polk County Fair

10:00 am - 10:00 pm Rickreall, OR
Aug 20

Preserving Tomatoes and Salsa

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm Dallas, OR

What We Do

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

Home Garden and Landscape

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

Polk County

Mid-Willamette Valley Small Farms Program

The Mid-Valley Small Farms Program serves commercial small farm entrepreneurs as well as non-commercial small acreage landowners. Our focus embraces both organic/biological and conventional farming systems.

Polk County

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.

Polk County

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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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