A major earthquake off the Pacific Northwest coast could happen at any time. OSU Extension is playing a critical role in helping Oregon's people and communities prepare for this predicted natural disaster.
The Coast to Forest Project builds on community strengths to promote mental health and reduce substance abuse in rural Oregon. Working in collaboration with community partners, we will provide resources and programs to increase ...
Croptime introduces degree-day (DD) models for vegetable varieties and weeds. Vegetable models can help schedule planting dates and predict harvest dates.
The purpose of the Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network (FRSAN) Program is to establish a network that connects individuals who are engaged in farming, ranching, and other agriculture-related occupations to stress assistance programs. This project is funded by a USDA NIFA grant.
Generating Rural Options for Weight (GROW) Healthy Kids and Communities was an integrated research, education, and Extension program to inspire communities, schools, and families to create environments that make it easy for children to eat healthfully and be physically active.
HEAL MAPPS™ helps community stakeholders document people’s experience of place with respect to supports and barriers for habitual healthy eating and physical activity.
This free online tool compares the nutrient value and cost of cover crops, organic and synthetic fertilizers and compost. Use this calculator to develop well balanced and cost effective nutrient management programs for your farm.
We engage people in the communities we serve in assessing the conditions that most affect them where they live, work, learn, and play. We do this to learn what will work best to improve weight healthy behaviors for children and families, and food and physical activity resources in the community.
The Soil Quality Network is a three-year project to create a database, develop a website, and train agricultural professionals in soil quality assessment, education program development and strategies to support farmers.
The School Physical Activity and Nutrition Environment Tool (SPAN-ET) was developed to assess school resources and readiness to improve nutrition and physical activity environments, suggest appropriate improvement strategies, and score impacts resulting from environmentally-based treatments.
This project provides education and technical assistance on green infrastructure (GI) practices that address these stormwater impacts.
OSU project directors Siew Sun Wong, an assistant professor of nutrition and a specialist with the Extension Service, and Melinda Manore, a professor of nutrition, were awarded $4.7 million to start the program, called “The ...