Extension Partners with Small Business – Oregon

Our eXtension community, Entrepreneurs and Their Communities, continues to highlight Small Business Week+. With land-grant universities across the country supporting small businesses and their development, we have lots of great small business partners to highlight. If you are thinking about starting a small business, stop in at your local Extension office.

Guest Blogger: Scott Leavengood, Director, Oregon Wood Innovation Center, Extension appointment

Need a bike helmet? Dan Coyle saw a niche, wooden bike helmets. The Oregon Wood innovation Center assisted him with impact testing of different materials and finding raw materials.

Read more Dan’s product at:http://www.corvallisadvocate.com/2012/treepieces-a-local-artisan-crafts-wooden-safety-helmets/

His website is: http://coyledesignandbuild.com/

wood bike helmet

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About gmuske

Glenn Muske believes in rural, small businesses as the cornerstone of a strong economy. His current efforts, as his own boss, focuses on helping those business owner achieving success. Previously, he did this for North Dakota State University Extension Service and Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service.

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