The Hermiston Agricultural Research & Extension Center is located at 2121 South First Street in Hermiston, Oregon. Office hours are 8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday, closed during the lunch hour, noon - 1:00pm.

We serve nearly 500,000 acres of irrigated agriculture in Oregon and Washington's Columbia Basin. The center concentrates on discovery and implementation of agricultural and horticultural opportunities and provides solutions to production restraints. Research at HAREC emphasizes identification of new crops or and production practices, plant breeding and varietal evaluation including nutritional contents, integrated pest management of insects and insect transmitted diseases, plant disease control and environmental issues. In addition, an emphasis on stream ecology investigates aspects related to salmon. More about HAREC

Job Opportunities

A Postdoctoral Scholar position to study native bee ecology in grasslands and riparian areas is available at Oregon State University through the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife. The full-time (1.0 FTE) position is located in eastern Oregon at the Hermiston Agricultural Research and Extension Center.

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