Outreach and Extension

As Oregon's Land Grant university, it is our mission to enhance the lives of all Oregonians, whether it is through education, research or outreach. The College of Agricultural Sciences has been carrying out this mission for more than a century, which has benefited countless Oregonians - and still does.

Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Program

The Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Extension Program serves diverse audiences in Oregon communities having specialized interests by delivering information through 90 FTE of faculty who have a presence in 36 county offices, 11 branch agricultural experiment stations at 15 locations, and who represent 11 academic departments at Oregon State University.


Outreach Programs

There are several outstanding outreach programs associated with the College of Agricultural Sciences: Art about Agriculture, Biotechnology in Agriculture, Summer Agriculture Institute, Estate Planning to name a few.  See more..


The OSU Statewides

The Oregon Agricultural Experiment Station, Forest Research Laboratory and OSU Extension Service are the OSU Statewide Public Services that are helping build our impacts and our future.

Extension Service

The OSU Extension Service has been providing research-based, informal educational programs for Oregonians since 1911. OSU Extension faculty are located on the Corvallis campus and in every Oregon county. Extension programs deliver education and information to help Oregonians solve problems, develop leadership skills, and manage resources wisely. Programs focus on agriculture, family and community development, forestry, 4-H youth development, energy conservation and management, and marine resources. Special statewide initiatives in agriculture include public issues education, water quality and management, and other issues of vital concern to Oregonians. More than 30,000 volunteers team up with Extension faculty to deliver educational programs throughout the state.


Extension and Engagement

The division of Extension and Engagement presents Oregon State University's face beyond the physical boundaries of our campus and unites the collective strengths of OSU Extension and OSU Extended Campus

OSU Professional and Continuing Education offers continuing education courses and programs for working professionals and hobbyists.