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.
Our address is:
15210 NE Miley Road
Aurora, OR 97002
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!
Each year we use this event as a special way to thank those directly involved in our work at NWREC and who have supported our programs in the past year. Our complimentary invitees include our faculty and staff, citizen Advisory Council members, Endowment contributors, and Friends financial and in-kind contributors to our research and education programs.
Last year’s dinner featured a fabulous feast, featuring the fall bounty provided by our local area farmers and highlighting produce grown at NWREC, as well as foods associated with OSU. We hope that you will be able to join us for this year’s harvest dinner! This is always a fun time to be together and share our progress and successes. For complete information and details, please see our invitation.
Tickets $25 per person, Appetizers at 5:30 pm & Dinner at 6:30 pm
Interested in seeing first hand what grows and goes on here at the farm? Find out how to participate in a tour of North Willamette Research and Extension Center this summer.
Check out the latest edition of Down on the Farm- a quarterly newsletter all about NWREC.