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Serving the people of Payne County with resources and services based in university research.

Cooperative Extension provides research-based resources (many free) you can use to improve your home, workplace and community. This office's programs and services are specifically designed to solve the problems county residents face. It's a service of Oklahoma State University and functions as part of a nationwide network of university extension offices dedicated to providing trustworthy public education and service.



Services offered offered through Payne County

Local Events


Thu 10/12

2:30 p.m. Native Pecan Field Day 363112 E. 960 Rd, Paden, OK 74860

Tue 10/17

9:00 a.m. Tangible Tools for Working with Others: The Follower Factor Gordon Cooper Technology Center One John C. Bruton Blvd. Shawnee, OK 74804
12:45 p.m. OHCE Leader Lesson: Pondering the Importance of a Positive Attitude TBD--Contact the Payne County OSU Extension Office at (405)747-8320 for program location

Wed 10/25

8:30 a.m. Co-Parenting Class Pawnee County Health Department 500 Harrison St. Pawnee, Ok 74058

Wed 11/15

9:00 a.m. Co-Parenting for Resilience Stillwater Public Library, 1107 S. Duck, Stillwater, OK


Meet Your County Staff

These folks are your direct line to Oklahoma State University, bringing research from the labs and fields to YOU.

Nathan Anderson

County Extension Director | Agriculture/4-H Educator

Gregory Brungardt

Field Program Coordinator

Hannah Hawkesworth

Special Projects Educator

Summer Leister

4-H Educator

Laura Payne

Horticulture Educator

Dea Rash

Family and Consumer Sciences/4-H Educator

Laura Ruiz

Family and Consumer Sciences / Program Specialist

Tina Hunt

Extension Administrative Support Specialist

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