North Willamette Research and Extension Center

No Farm Too Small

The North Willamette Research and Extension Center (NWREC) is Oregon State University's only agriculture field research station located in the northwestern part of the state. 

We serve farmers in the seven county north valley area and focus our research and education on the region's most important crop systems: nurseries and greenhouses, fresh vegetables and specialty seed crops, berries and small fruit, Christmas trees, and small commercial farms.  In addition, NWREC is the location for the state's only IR-4 Pesticide Registration program working with agricultural crops throughout Oregon.

To visit NWREC or to Contact Us

Our address is:

15210 NE Miley Road

Aurora, OR 97002

Ph: 503-678-1264

Complete driving directions


Of Interest... 

Read all about NWREC's recent Harvest Dinner and other interesting events in the latest edition of Focus on Extension, the official newsletter for Clackamas County extension.

New Publication Released!

Grow Your Own Tomatoes and Tomatillos is now available online. This is a great resource for anyone wanting to grow their own tomatoes or tomatillos. It may be too late for this year, but this publication was released just in time to plan for next years crop! Authors are Neil Bell, Amy Jo Detweiler, Heidi Noordijk, and Chip Bubl. Also available in Spanish!



  • New Christmas Tree Publication Released-
    Best Management Practices for Christmas Tree Export, Authors: Heather Stoven, Chal Landgren, Rogg Helmuth, LaBonte James. More information.

Down on the farm June 2014

Read all about news and events in the latest edition of the OSU Extension Service of Clackamas County Community Report 2013-2014

Check out the latest edition of Down on the Farm- a quarterly newsletter all about NWREC.


Upcoming Events

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Dec. 11, 2014 9:00am - 1:00pm
The purpose of this workshop is to update growers on all of the research activities …
Dec. 15, 2014 9:00am - 12:00pm
This workshop is for blueberry growers who like to learn how to prune blueberries and/or …
Dec. 15, 2014 1:00pm - 4:00pm
This workshop is for blueberry growers who like to learn how to prune blueberries and/or …
Jan. 15, 2015 8:30am - 4:30pm
Agenda is in development, but it will include: • Berry pesticide registration update • Berry variety …
Jan. 27, 2015 8:30am - 8:00pm
This agenda will include: • Blueberry Production Summary and Trends • Recap and Projections of …
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