OSU Extension Service

OSU Extension Service

In May Lane County voters will have the opportunity to help fund Oregon State University’s Extension Service. Tuesday, the Board of Commissioners decided to place a tax levy on the ballot.

Rachael McDonald

Oregon State University has launched a new center aimed at strengthening local food systems.

OSU's Center for Small Farms and Community Food Systems is under the umbrella of the Extension Service. It is tapping into the continuing growth in local and organic food. Director Garry Stephenson says their goal at the center is to help Oregon farmers take advantage of consumer demand.