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Thanksgiving Holiday

Health & Wellness Events - 14 hours 4 min ago
Thursday, November 27, 2014 (all day event)
Campus closed. Drive safe. Eat safe. Find a Turkey Trot near you. And remember to give thanks for health. Know someone who isn't heading home for the holiday? Invite them along to yours.

Thanksgiving Holiday

Health & Wellness Events - 14 hours 4 min ago
Friday, November 28, 2014 (all day event)
Campus closed. Drive safe. Eat safe. Find a Turkey Trot near you. And remember to give thanks for health. Know someone who isn't heading home for the holiday? Invite them along to yours.

End of Fall Term 2014

Health & Wellness Events - 14 hours 4 min ago
Friday, December 12, 2014 (all day event)

Winter Term 2014 begins

Health & Wellness Events - 14 hours 4 min ago
Monday, January 5, 2015 (all day event)
Welcome back!

Ebola: The reality of an epidemic

Health & Wellness Events - 14 hours 4 min ago
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Co-sponsored by the CPHHS's Center for Global Health. This event is free and open to the public. Doors open at 4:30pm. Speakers include:

Featured Speaker: Dr. Patricia Omidian
Co-founder, Focusing International
Dr. Omidian, a medical anthropologist, will discuss her work for the World Health Organization in Liberian communities impacted by Ebola.
 
Omidian’s research, conducted as the epidemic spun out of control, highlights community desires for greater control over the official response to the Ebola crisis. Local people want to have a say in managing quarantine and isolation practices in particular, and they want better primary health care. Community members also want access to better information that can help them deal with real problems.
 
Sudy Storm, MPH, Midwife
Sudy Storm, a midwife and anthropology graduate student, and a graduate of the College of Public Health and Human Sciences" MPH-International Health (2011 Cohort), will discuss the current Ebola epidemic in light of her work as a midwife and researcher with village populations in Sierra Leone.
 
Dr. Connie Hume-Rodman, MD
Dr. Hume-Rodman chairs the OSU Infectious Disease Response Team and is Associate Director of OSU Student Health Services. She will discuss OSU’s response to the Ebola epidemic and how the OSU community can respond to infectious diseases in general.

Center for Global Health website

Quality Control in Wood Products Manufacturing

Forestry Events - 14 hours 4 min ago
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 8:00 AM - Thursday, December 18, 2014 5:00 PM

Course Description

This workshop will introduce participants to many of the key tools of quality control – brainstorming, Pareto charts, checksheets, flowcharts, cause-and-effect diagrams, design of experiments and statistical process control (SPC). Particular emphasis will be given to SPC. Participants will work 'hands on' to gain first-hand experience using the tools introduced in the course.

 Program Highlights

  1. Participants will use numerous tools of quality to solve a specific wood products industry case example
  2. Participants will work 'hands-on' in a computer lab to use the tools introduced in the course
See the course website for more details and to register

Mentored Management Planning Shortcourse

Forestry Events - 14 hours 4 min ago
Thursday, December 4, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

A written Forest Management Plan serves many purposes.  It helps you organize and plan for activites on your land.  It is a valuable communication tool for your family.  A plan is required for forest certification programs and it forms the foundation for sustainable forest management.  By writing part, or all of your own forest management plan, you gain a better understanding of your land and can potentially save on professional costs.

Writing a plan takes time and an understanding of your property, but the Mentored Management Planning shortcourse will guide you through the process.  In addition to the four class sessions, you will be paired with an experienced "mentor" who will provide one-on-one assistance.

To attend you must pre-rregister no later than October 24.

https://secure.oregonstate.edu/osuext/register/792

 

 

2014 Land Stewards Program

Forestry Events - 14 hours 4 min ago
Thursday, December 4, 2014 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM

The Jackson County OSU Extesnion Service and Jackson Soil and Water Conservation District is please to offer the 2014 Land Steward Program.

This is an 11-week training course - weekly classes will meet at the OSU Extension auditorium, on Thursday afternoon, September 11 - December 4 from 1:00 - 5:30 p.m.. (With a break for the Thanksgiving holiday).

Land Steward training will help local small-acreage landowners learn about ways to create a healthy environment on their property through classroom sessions, field trips and the creation of a personalized management plan for their property, the course is targeting owners who want to learn how to balance sustainability with their rural lifestyle.

Land Stewards will be equipped to design and implement programs to help people:

  • Live safely in wildfire-prone areas
  • Identify and eradicate noxious weeds
  • Promote and develop wildlife habitat
  • Conserve water and reduce runoff
  • Reduce yard waste and wood biomass
  • Make their own mulch and compost
  • Maintain healthy trees and forest

Applications received before August 28th save $25 ($150 per person, or $20 for couples).

Applications received on/after August 29th, subject to standard fee ($175 per person, or $225 for couples).

For application please go to:  http://extension.oregonstate.edu/sorec/sites/default/files/ls_application_course_info_2014.pdf

Nano-cellulose Based InnofreshTM Coatings for Preserving Pre- and Post-harvest Fruit Quality

Food Events - 14 hours 4 min ago
Monday, December 1, 2014 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Fall 2014 Faculty Seminar Schedule, Dept. of Food Science & Technology

Presenter: Yanyun Zhao, Professor

2014 State of the State Sheep Symposium

Small Farms Events - 14 hours 4 min ago
Saturday, December 6, 2014 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

 Register at:

http://sheeporegon.com/2014-convention/

 

For more information contact: OSGA (503)364-5462 or Gene Pirelli Professor and Extension Animal Scientist OSU Extension/Department of Animal and Rangeland Sciences Regional Livestock/Forage Specialist

Voice Mail – 503-623-8395  Email – gene.pirelli@oregonstate.edu

 

 

 

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Linn-Benton Livestock & Forages Breakfast Educational Program

Small Farms Events - 14 hours 4 min ago
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 6:30 AM - 8:00 AM

 

For more information contact:

Shelby Filley (541)672-4461   shelby.filley@oregonstate.edu

 

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Lane County Livestock Association Breakfast Educational Program

Small Farms Events - 14 hours 4 min ago
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 6:30 AM - 8:00 AM

 

For more information contact Shelby Filley (541) 672-4461  shelby.filley@oregonstate.edu

 

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Calving School

Small Farms Events - 14 hours 4 min ago
Friday, December 12, 2014 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM

This program will consist of presentations, educational videos, and simulated calving assistance.  A handbook will be provided.

Please RSVP to let us know you are coming

For more information or to register please contact Shelby Filley (541)672-4461

shelby.filley@oregonstat.edu

Registration fee $25.00 payable at the door in cash or check

 

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WHOLESALE PROFITABILITY FARM TRIP

Small Farms Events - 14 hours 4 min ago
Monday, December 8, 2014 9:00 AM - Tuesday, December 9, 2014 6:00 PM

10/21 Update: ONLY 5 SPOTS LEFT
This trip is being organized by OSU Extension Small Farms and Thrive. The $25 fee is being used to offset the costs of the presentations, farm tours and van transportation arranged by OSU Extension and Thrive.  Participants are responsible for costs of their own food and lodging. Exception, lunch Tuesday at Persephone Farm is included in the $25 fee.  READ MORE...
Ever wonder if selling wholesale might be a profitable alternative or addition to your farmers market sales? Are you selling some wholesale currently but don't know you're really making money from it? Are you interested in being a solution to the food security issue in our valley? Are you interested in getting contract to grow your crops?

Monday, Dec. 8
9 am  Meet to carpool at the OSU Extension Office, 569 Hanley Rd Central Point. Travel by van to Corvallis
12 pm  lunch (bring a packed lunch)
2-4 pm  Tour Denison Farm, Corvallis
5-7 pm  Wholesale Profitability talk with Tanya Murray, OSU

Tuesday, Dec. 9
10-noon  Tour Persephone Farm
12:30-1:30 pm Lunch at Persephone Farm (provided) and discussion "Bringing It Back Home"

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Small-Scale & Urban Farming Series

Small Farms Events - 14 hours 4 min ago
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

 For more information, contact the OSU Lane County Extension office at (541)344-5859, or stop by the office at 996 Jefferson Street in Eugene, to pick up an application.

Office hours are Monday-Thursday, 10am-1pm and 2-5pm.

Cost of session is $25.00.  Pre-registration is required.

For payment with a credit card see the website: http://extension.oregonstate.edu/lane/gardens

 

 

Categories: OSU Extension Blogs

Nano-cellulose Based InnofreshTM Coatings for Preserving Pre- and Post-harvest Fruit Quality

Small Farms Events - 14 hours 4 min ago
Monday, December 1, 2014 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Fall 2014 Faculty Seminar Schedule, Dept. of Food Science & Technology

Presenter: Yanyun Zhao, Professor

Categories: OSU Extension Blogs

CPHHS Research Seminar

Health & Wellness Events - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 6:39am
Friday, November 21, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

"Tobacco: The Next Generation" Kari-Lyn Sakuma, PhD, Assistant Professor of Health Promotion and Health Behavior, College of Public Health & Human Sciences

Dr. Sakuma's research applies trans-disciplinary training to develop interventions across multiple domains from substance use and obesity prevention to family relations; a major focus of her research has been the etiology and prevention of tobacco use among adolescents and young adults.

Kari-Lyn Sakuma's faculty profile

This college-wide research seminar, is Co-Sponsored by the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs; the Center for Healthy Aging; the Hallie Ford Center; the Moore Family Center for Whole Grain Foods, Nutrition and Preventive Health and the Center for Global Health.

The seminar series provides a forum for faculty in the College of Public Health & Human Sciences and other researcher to present their current research in public health and human sciences in an environment conducive to stimulating research collaboration and fostering student learning.

Faculty and students from the Division of Health Sciences and other colleges, research centers and institutions are encouraged to participate.

Pesticide Private Applicator

Small Farms Events - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 6:38am
Friday, November 21, 2014 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Designed to prepare agriculture workers to take the State of Oregon Department of Agriculture pesticide applicator exams.

Class provides in-depth training and support for those who may be interested in pursuing pesticide applicator certification / license.

Thursday, November 20, 8:00am-2:30pm and Friday, November 21, 8:00am-12:30pm

Instructor:  Isabela Mackey

Location:  LBCC, College Center, Room CC-205

Cost $99.00

For more information and to register call:  (541) 971-4929

http://www.linnbenton.edu/sbdc

 

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AG SQUARED-Farm Record Keeping Tool Training

Small Farms Events - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 6:38am
Friday, November 21, 2014 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

FLYER
This class is offered by OSU Extension Small Farms, Thrive and AgSquared to train farmers in best management practices. Learn how to use this online tool to both plan and manage an increase in production, plus keep the records needed in order to track farm growth over a period of time. Instructors: Drew Katz and David Wides, AgSquared Customer Success Team. And, Jeff Higley, a local Applegate Valley farmers will talk about his experience using AgSquared.
Location: RCC/SOU Higher Education Center
101 South Bartlett Street; Medford

If you missed early enrollment, just join us at the class by 9:45 am. Cost is $20 at the door, check or cash only.

Join in virtually at no cost:
VIRTUAL OPTION https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/293524975

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Center for Global Health Information Session

Health & Wellness Events - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 2:37pm
Thursday, November 20, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Meet the Director of the Center for Global Health (CGH) and learn about global health activities on campus and abroad. CGH is a community of learning and service that brings together faculty, students, and staff at OSU, with alumni and partners around the world, to generate knowledge that promotes equitable and sustainable health development solutions globally.