Stephen Ward


Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center

Douglas County


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

Douglas County

Tree Fruit Production and Pest Control

Promoting profitable and sustainable tree fruit production and pest control through trainings, research, technical support, community outreach, and expert advice.

Hood River County

Fruit Tree Integrated Pest Management

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is the appropriate use of all available methods to maintain pest populations below damaging levels. The goal of our research is to develop ecologically sound pest management strategies and tactics and, in conjunction with the Extension Service, to introduce and demonstrate these management tools and techniques to growers and field managers.

Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center

Yamhill County Master Gardener Program

Local OSU Extension Master Gardeners™ are available to answer your gardening and insect questions. This is a link to the local Yamhill County Master Gardener page where you can learn about becoming a Master Gardener volunteer, find information if you are a current volunteer, as well as local gardening resources.

Yamhill County