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Extension coordinates hay donations to relieve those affected by wildfires

More than 500 tons have been donated and moved around the state through partnerships.

Kym Pokorny | Oct 19, 2020 | News story

Grant seeks to make college more accessible to Oregon's Indigenous youth

The project will focus on outreach to pre-college Indigenous youth to improve access and understanding of steps toward college entry and tuition and remove systematic barriers to community college and university completion.

Adrian Gallo | Oct 13, 2020 | News story

OSU data science initiative addresses issues in Oregon’s rural communities

Data Science for the Public Good leverages OSU's significant expertise, resources and infrastructure to address community needs.

Chris Branam | Jul 30, 2020 | News story

Clatsop Extension helps guide local economy through pandemic

Small businesses, reeling from lack of tourism, have been a focus.

Jim Sloan | Jun 8, 2020 | News story

Oregonians learn homesteading at Rural Living Day

Annual event included classes ranging from composting to water rights and well-water management, and small engine maintenance to wildlife management.

Chris Branam | May 7, 2020 | News story

Shop at the Dock Garibaldi: An Interview with Julia Wentzel from Food Roots

Meet Julia Wentzel of Food Roots and learn more about their Farm Table store and how you can access flash frozen, locally caught seafood in Tillamook County during the Covid-19 pandemic. Watch part 2 of this interview at

Amanda Gladics | May 2020 | Video

Selling Logs from Your Property: A Curriculum Package for Educators in the Western U.S.

Selling logs is one of the most important decisions a landowner can face. This curriculum package for forestry educators brings together consulting foresters, log buyers and loggers to teach participants how to get a fair deal ...

Lauren Grand, Alicia Christiansen, Francisca Belart, Tamara Cushing | Apr 2020 | OSU Extension Catalog

Increasing the abundance of a threatened or endangered species can deliver large economic benefits

A new study provides evidence that increasing the abundance of a threatened or endangered species can deliver large benefits to the citizens of the Pacific Northwest.

Chris Branam | Aug 14, 2019 | News story

Growing Malting Barley in and Around the Willamette Valley

Barley is a useful rotation crop that grows well in the Willamette Valley. But the region's craft beers and spirits generally use malting barley shipped from elsewhere. Can growers and brewers capitalize on high-quality, locally ...

Betsy Verhoeven, Ryan Graebner | May 2019 | OSU Extension Catalog