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Food Safety Trainings

Small Farms Events - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 2:36pm
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This class is for everyone responsible for training harvest workers,
berry processing workers, or anyone interested in reviewing food safety practices.

Two Sessions:

In English: 9am – 12pm
In Spanish: 1pm – 4pm

For more details and how to register please see informational flyer.

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Food Safety Trainings

Small Farms Events - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 2:36pm
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This class is for everyone responsible for training harvest workers,
berry processing workers, or anyone interested in reviewing food safety practices.

Two Sessions:

In English: 9am – 12pm
In Spanish: 1pm – 4pm

For more details and how to register please see informational flyer.

Categories: OSU Extension Blogs

CBARC Field Day

Small Farms Events - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 2:36pm
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 (all day event)
Registration: 7:45 am
Morning tours:  8:30 am - 12:10 pm
Hosted lunch
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Tour Wandering Fields: Seed Production

Small Farms Events - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 2:36pm
Thursday, May 25, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Ben Yohai, Southern Oregon Seed Growers Association (SOSGA) will show participants his biennial seed crops and discuss the challenges and benefits of growing seeds.  Ben has been growing seeds for a decade and contracts with multiple seed companies. For updates on this event, go to: http://extension.oregonstate.edu/sorec/SF-classes

Call 541-776-7371 to register, or contact paula.burkhalter@oregonstate.edu

Categories: OSU Extension Blogs

Strawberry Field Day

Small Farms Events - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 2:36pm
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Mark your calendars for our field days at Oregon State University’s North Willamette Research and Extension Center in Aurora.
Categories: OSU Extension Blogs

National Get Outdoors Day

Small Farms Events - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 2:36pm
Saturday, June 3, 2017 (all day event)

The fifth annual National Get Outdoors Day event will be held on Saturday June 3rd, 2017 from 10am-3pm at Peavy Arboretum. This free event is hosted by OSU College of Forestry and OSU Benton County Extension, and will feature a variety of hands-on activities to connect youth and families with the great outdoors. Spanish speaking volunteers will provide bilingual assistance. 

Join us and discover the forest in your backyard. For more information visit the website at: http://cf.forestry.oregonstate.edu/get-outdoors-day

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OSU Forage Management Series

Small Farms Events - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 2:36pm
Thursday, May 25, 2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Each part consists of an evening classroom presentation at the Oldfield Animal Teaching Facility on the OSU campus, followed by a morning field practical at a local outdoor location.

Class meets Wednesdays (6 – 8:30 pm) and Thursdays (10 – noon). Topics for each month are:
April 19 & 20 – Farm and Forage Assessment
May 24 & 25 – Harvest Management
June 28 & 29 – Irrigation
August 16 and 17 – Fertility
September 20 and 21 – Renovation Techniques

Speakers will be Shelby Filley, David Hannaway, Serkan Ates, Gene Pirelli, and Troy Downing, plus other OSU faculty and local experts.

This series will focus on a “project ranch” that we work on together, including site visits and on-line document sharing and blog. The project ranch will be the Wilson Farm, the OSU sheep facility with sheep and cattle grazing the pastures. You can also work on your own ranch as a side project if desired. The objective of the series is to improve knowledge about managing forage on properties in the Willamette Valley.
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OSU Forage Management Series

Small Farms Events - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 2:36pm
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Each part consists of an evening classroom presentation at the Oldfield Animal Teaching Facility on the OSU campus, followed by a morning field practical at a local outdoor location.

Class meets Wednesdays (6 – 8:30 pm) and Thursdays (10 – noon). Topics for each month are:
April 19 & 20 – Farm and Forage Assessment
May 24 & 25 – Harvest Management
June 28 & 29 – Irrigation
August 16 and 17 – Fertility
September 20 and 21 – Renovation Techniques

Pre-registration and a $30 fee per part per ranch is required. There is a discounted price of $120 for signing up for all five parts. Click here for on-line registration. If you do not have Internet access, stop by or call the OSU Extension Linn County office, 541-248-1088 for assistance.



Speakers will be Shelby Filley, David Hannaway, Serkan Ates, Gene Pirelli, and Troy Downing, plus other OSU faculty and local experts.

This series will focus on a “project ranch” that we work on together, including site visits and on-line document sharing and blog. The project ranch will be the Wilson Farm, the OSU sheep facility with sheep and cattle grazing the pastures. You can also work on your own ranch as a side project if desired. The objective of the series is to improve knowledge about managing forage on properties in the Willamette Valley.

Categories: OSU Extension Blogs

BCMGA Board Meeting

Gardening Events - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 6:12am
Monday, May 1, 2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Benton County Master Gardener board meeting

CC Master Gardener Board Meeting

Gardening Events - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 6:12am
Thursday, May 4, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Douglas County Master Gardener Plant Sale

Gardening Events - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 6:12am
Saturday, May 6, 2017 (all day event)
Saturday, May 6, 2017, 9:00AM-4:00PM, PLANT & GARDEN EXPO, Roseburg, Oregon
The OSU Douglas County Master Gardeners are holding their annual Plant & Garden Expo at the Exhibit Building at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.  The Expo features thousands of varieties of plants for sale at bargain prices, all lovingly grown by Master Gardeners.  Varieties will include annuals, perennials, vegetables, trees, shrubs, and more. Local vendors will also be exhibiting unique garden art and supplies for purchase. Shop early for best selection. Admission is $2 (under 12 free).  We encourage shoppers to bring canned food items to contribute to UCAN and their outreach to the hungry in our community. No pets permitted except service animals. The Fairgrounds are located off Exit 123 off I-5. For more information, please contact the OSU Extension Office at 541-672-4461.
Submitted by: Barbara Horst, Publicity Douglas County Master Gardeners 541-825-8534

Benton Co. Master Gardener Plant Sale

Gardening Events - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 6:12am
Saturday, May 6, 2017 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Please join us for the BCMGA Annual Plant Sale! Perennials, Natives, Veggies, Trees, Shrubs and lots more! All at amazing prices which will help fund your local Master Gardener programs. 

Spring Garden Festival

Gardening Events - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 6:12am
Sunday, May 7, 2017 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
This event is free for the whole family, it features 40 vendors with annuals, perennials, specialty plants, flower baskets, garden art, gifts, ceramics, seeds and herbs. The Master Gardeners will be staffing a plant clinic and hosting displays/activities all day.

POLK COUNTY MASTER GARDENER PLANT SALE

Gardening Events - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 6:12am
Friday, May 12, 2017 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

27th Annual Polk County Master Gardeners PLANT SALE!

See the flyer!

Mother's Day Weekend - 2017 at the Polk County Fairgrounds

Friday and Saturday May 12 & 13th 

9am - 4pm

  • Over 15,000 quality plants
  • Our ever popular country store
  • Herbs & native plants
  • Vegetables
  • Perennials & annuals
  • Hanging baskets
  • Ornamental trees & shrubs
  • Tool sharpening, planter boxes & outdoor furniture
  • Plant clinic

 

Curry County MG annual plant sale

Gardening Events - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 6:12am
Saturday, May 13, 2017 (all day event)

Curry County Master Gardeners' Annual Plant Sale

 

The Curry County Master Gardeners will be having their annual plant sale on Saturday, May 13, 2017, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Gold Beach High School (29516 Ellensburg Ave). For sale are thousands of perennials, succulents, dahlias,, and vegetable plants grown locally by Master Gardeners.  Also being sold is a large selection of succulent planters and fairy gardens that are perfect for Mother’s Day gifts.  Experts will be on hand to answer questions on dahlia planting and care, bee keeping and pollination, butterfly and bat protection, and all aspects of gardens, plants, trees, and insects.

POLK COUNTY MASTER GARDENER PLANT SALE

Gardening Events - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 6:12am
Saturday, May 13, 2017 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

27th Annual Polk County Master Gardeners PLANT SALE!

See the flyer!

Mother's Day Weekend - 2017 at the Polk County Fairgrounds

Friday and Saturday May 12 & 13th 

9am - 4pm

  • Over 15,000 quality plants
  • Our ever popular country store
  • Herbs & native plants
  • Vegetables
  • Perennials & annuals
  • Hanging baskets
  • Ornamental trees & shrubs
  • Tool sharpening, planter boxes & outdoor furniture
  • Plant clinic

 

Curry County annual plant sale

Gardening Events - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 6:12am
Saturday, May 13, 2017 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Curry County Master Gardeners' Annual Plant Sale

 

The Curry County Master Gardeners will be having their annual plant sale on Saturday, May 13, 2017, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Gold Beach High School (29516 Ellensburg Ave). For sale are thousands of perennials, succulents, dahlias,, and vegetable plants grown locally by Master Gardeners.  Also being sold is a large selection of succulent planters and fairy gardens that are perfect for Mother’s Day gifts.  Experts will be on hand to answer questions on dahlia planting and care, bee keeping and pollination, butterfly and bat protection, and all aspects of gardens, plants, trees, and insects.

Lincoln County Master Gardener Spring Garden Sale

Gardening Events - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 6:12am
Saturday, May 20, 2017 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Spring Garden Sale presented by Lincoln County Extension Master Gardeners

 

OR Forest Practice Act: Wider Stream Buffers Required

Forestry Events - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 2:36pm
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Learn about the new protection rules for medium and small salmon, steelhead, or bull trout streams.

Continuing Education Credits for both SAF and OPL.

Management Planning Office Hours

Forestry Events - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 2:36pm
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 (all day event)

Updating your plan for this year’s working season? Management plan getting a little dusty on the shelf? Feel like you’ve got work to do on the family forestland, but don’t know where to start? Take that plan off the shelf and bring it to the Management Planning office hours where you’ll have the opportunity to get one-on-one personal advice from your local extension agent and experienced extension volunteers.

We'll even have opportunities for you to get help using online directories you need to get the right information.

Don’t have a plan? No problem! Come in anyway and we can get you started!

Information and Registration