Extension Service Tax Rate Set

MEDFORD, Ore. — A tax rate has been set in place to help the OSU Extension Service and 4H Program. The new Extension Service District, which includes two county commissioners, set a tax rate Wednesday morning of five cents per $1,000 of assessed property value. The tax money will go toward expanding services and hiring … Continue reading »

Jackson County: OSU Extension Tax

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore.– If Ballot Measure 15-121 is approved, it would establish the “Jackson County 4-H, Master Gardener and Agricultural Extension Service District” encompassing all of Jackson County. Commissioners decided to add this measure to the ballot after cuts in federal funding to Jackson County threatened to eliminate county funding for the Southern Oregon Research and … Continue reading »

Drought Could Help Save OSU Extension

NEAR JACKSONVILLE, Ore. – Supporters of the Jackson County OSU Extension say they hope the drought year will influence voters as they head to the ballot booths next month. A tax district for the Extension will appear on the May ballot — giving voters the chance to weigh in on a levy of about a … Continue reading »