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How to Manage a Timber Sale

Forestry Events - 4 hours 6 min ago
Saturday, February 4, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

This seminar will introduce you to the steps involved in setting up and managing a timber sale to yield the ecological and economic results you want from harvesting trees from your forest.

For more information, http://nnrg.org/how-to-manage-a-timber-sale/

REGISTER AT: http://timber-sale-or.eventbrite.com

Lincoln County Farm to Forest Tour

Forestry Events - 4 hours 6 min ago
Friday, January 20, 2017 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Save the date! More information to come!

RSVP: Lincoln County Extension Office 541-574-6534

 

 

Trees & Taxes:

Forestry Events - 4 hours 6 min ago
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

This class is a must for anyone with forest management expenses, recent forest income, or planning for future income from their forestland.  Many landowners are unaware of the special provisions in the Internal Revenue Code that pertain to forestland and income generated from their land.  This session will help you improve the records you keep on your forestland as well as minimize the taxes that you pay for income generated by your forest.  

Topics Include:

  • Understanding basis
  • Allocation of basis
  • Taxation of income
  • Forestry Incentives
  • Treatment of expenses
  • Recordkeeping

Presenter: 

Tamara Cushing, OSU Extension Forestry & Natural Resources Extension Specialist – Forest Economics, Management & Policy Starker Chair in Private & Family Forestry

Additional Information and Registration:

http://extension.oregonstate.edu/lane/trees-taxes

Global Opportunity Information Session and Panel

Health & Wellness Events - 4 hours 6 min ago
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn more about global opportunities in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences. Women’ s Building Rm 205

●Learn about CPHHS summer programs in Bangalore(India), the Dominican Republic and London from faculty members leading the programs.

●Hear from current CPHHS students about their experiences studying overseas.

●Review the application process.

●Get your questions answered!

Free & open to the public - and registration is appriciated.

Accommodations for disabilities may be made by calling 541-737-3256, preferably one week in advance.

MASON BEES-BUILD IT AND THEY WILL COME

Small Farms Events - 4 hours 6 min ago
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

LEARN ABOUT MASON BEES AS IMPORTANT POLLINATORS, AND BUILD A SPECIAL HOUSE FOR THEM TO TAKE HOME TO YOUR GARDEN.

PLEASE PRE PAY AND REGISTER ONLINE AT:http://bit.ly/JacksonMG2017

$15.00 IF PAID AT THE DOOR.
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PUBLIC HEALTH UNDER OCCUPATION

Health & Wellness Events - 4 hours 6 min ago
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

A videoconference direct from the Gaza Strip with Dr. Yasser Abu Jamei, Director of the Gaza Community Mental Health Program, and Dr. Yousef AlJeesh, Dean of Nursing Faculty at Islamic University, discussing issues and challenges in promoting public health under seige.

THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE OF DISPLACEMENT

Health & Wellness Events - 4 hours 6 min ago
Friday, January 27, 2017 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM

What do current struggles in Palestine have in common with Syrian refugees, Standing Rock, and Tibet? A panel session featuring College of Public Health and Human Sciences Dean Javier Nieto and students Mohammed al-Astal, Sal Bortcos and Meghan Fitzgerald. Dr. Chunhuei Chi will facilitate a discussion of the impact of displacement on health around the globe and the unique example of Palestine.

CHALLENGES IN REFUGEE HEALTHCARE

Health & Wellness Events - 4 hours 6 min ago
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

A videoconference with Dr. Akihiro Seita, UNRWA’s Director of Health Programme, sharing challenges, innovations and new paths forward in providing health care to refugees.

Pesticide Private Applicator Training

Small Farms Events - 4 hours 6 min ago
Thursday, January 19, 2017 8:00 AM - Friday, January 20, 2017 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.

Obtain recertification credit for those who have certification/license. CR: 10 inc core -4

8:00 - 2:30, Thursday

8:00 - 12:30, Friday

Instructor: Isabela Mackey

Call 541-917-4929 for more information and to register

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HOW TO CREATE YOUR OWN FOOD FOREST

Small Farms Events - 4 hours 6 min ago
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

A FOOD FOREST IS A TECHNIQUE WHICH MIMICS A WOODLAND ECOSYSTEM BY SUBMITTING EDIBLE TREES. SHRUBS, PERENNIALS AND ANNUALS.

PLEASE PRE PAY AND REGISTER ONLINE AT:http://bit.ly/JacksonMG2017

$15.00 IF PAID AT THE DOOR.
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On-Farm Food Safety Project

Small Farms Events - 4 hours 6 min ago
Sunday, February 19, 2017 (all day event)

The OSU Center for Small Farms has teamed up with FamilyFarmed to bring their On-Farm Food Safety Project to Oregon in February in three day-long workshops: February 16, 17, and 19.

These workshops, taught by Atina Diffley, nationally known farmer & on-farm food safety expert, will cover practical food safety strategies for your farm, along with up-to-date guidance on FSMA requirements and compliance strategies.

Workshop #1 is designed for mid-scale produce farmers

  • February 16, 2017
  • OSU North Willamette Research & Extension Cente, Aurora, OR

Workshop #2 is designed for small-scale, diversified produce farmers

  •  February 17, 2017
  • Food Innovation Center, Portland, OR

Workshop #3 is designed for small-scale diversidied produce farmers

  • February 19, 2017
  • OSU Alumni Center, Corvallis, OR

 

For more information or to register, contact Heidi Noordijk (heidi.noordijk@oregonstate.edu) or visit this info & registration page

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Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop

Small Farms Events - 4 hours 6 min ago
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Professor emeritus, Ross Penhallegon has more than 50 years of orchard management experience—come learn from the best! Classes will be held rain or shine, so dress weather appropriate. There will be an opportunity for a hands-on activity after the workshops, so bring your gloves and pruners. Please register for one of the following classes.To register by phone call 541-967-3871. You may register online at http://tinyurl.com/jj57qsv, or drop by the Benton or Linn County OSU Extension Service office 

4077 SW Research Way, Corvallis (Benton)
33630 McFarland Rd, Tangent (Linn)
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Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop

Small Farms Events - 4 hours 6 min ago
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Professor emeritus, Ross Penhallegon has more than 50 years of orchard management experience—come learn from the best! Classes will be held rain or shine, so dress weather appropriate. There will be an opportunity for a hands-on activity after the workshops, so bring your gloves and pruners. Please register for one of the following classes. To register by phone call 541-967-3871. You may register online at http://tinyurl.com/jj57qsv, or drop by the Benton or Linn County OSU Extension Service office 
4077 SW Research Way, Corvallis (Benton)
33630 McFarland Rd, Tangent (Linn)
Categories: OSU Extension Blogs

Oregon Small Farms Conference

Small Farms Events - 4 hours 6 min ago
Saturday, February 18, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Oregon Small Farms Conference is a daylong event geared toward farmers, agricultural professionals, food policy advocates, students and managers of farmers markets.  Thirty educational sessions are offered on a variety of topics relevant to the Oregon small farmers and include a track in Spanish. Speakers include farmers, OSU Extension faculty, agribusiness, and more.

More information available here:  http://smallfarms.oregonstate.edu/sfc

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On-Farm Food Safety Project

Small Farms Events - 4 hours 6 min ago
Friday, February 17, 2017 (all day event)

The OSU Center for Small Farms has teamed up with FamilyFarmed to bring their On-Farm Food Safety Project to Oregon in February in three day-long workshops: February 16, 17, and 19.

These workshops, taught by Atina Diffley, nationally known farmer & on-farm food safety expert, will cover practical food safety strategies for your farm, along with up-to-date guidance on FSMA requirements and compliance strategies.

Workshop #1 is designed for mid-scale produce farmers

  • February 16, 2017
  • OSU North Willamette Research & Extension Cente, Aurora, OR

Workshop #2 is designed for small-scale, diversified produce farmers

  • February 17, 2017
  • Food Innovation Center, Portland, OR

Workshop #3 is designed for small-scale diversidied produce farmers

  • February 19, 2017
  • OSU Alumni Center, Corvallis, OR

 

For more information or to register, contact Heidi Noordijk (heidi.noordijk@oregonstate.edu) or visit this info & registration page

Categories: OSU Extension Blogs

On-Farm Food Safety Project

Small Farms Events - 4 hours 6 min ago
Thursday, February 16, 2017 (all day event)

The OSU Center for Small Farms has teamed up with FamilyFarmed to bring their On-Farm Food Safety Project to Oregon in February in three day-long workshops: February 16, 17, and 19.

These workshops, taught by Atina Diffley, nationally known farmer & on-farm food safety expert, will cover practical food safety strategies for your farm, along with up-to-date guidance on FSMA requirements and compliance strategies.

Workshop #1 is designed for mid-scale produce farmers

  • February 16, 2017
  • OSU North Willamette Research & Extension Cente, Aurora, OR

Workshop #2 is designed for small-scale, diversified produce farmers

  •  February 17, 2017
  • Food Innovation Center, Portland, OR

Workshop #3 is designed for small-scale diversidied produce farmers

  • February 19, 2017
  • OSU Alumni Center, Corvallis, OR

 

For more information or to register, contact Heidi Noordijk (heidi.noordijk@oregonstate.edu) or visit this info & registration page

Categories: OSU Extension Blogs

Cider & Perry Orcharding

Small Farms Events - 4 hours 6 min ago
Thursday, February 16, 2017 8:45 AM - 4:00 PM

Back by popular demand, NABC offers a workshop tailor made for the Orchardist wanting to grow cider & Perry fruit in marine climates. Gary Moulton, local Pomologist & Orchardist, will take you throught everything you need to know at this one-day workshop, addressing the critical issues for marine climate orcharding of these specalty fruits. Topics include:

  • Cider & Perry Varietals (discussion, sampling)
  • Soil Fertility and Amendmants
  • Planning, Planting & Orchard Layout
  • Rootstock, Irrigation, Harvest Methods
  • Pest Control
  • Grafting
  • Pruning, Training & Fruit Thinning

If you have unidentified fruit from your orchard, please feel free to bring a sample for indentification.

Workshop Registration Fee: $95.00

Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

Register online at: www.agbizcenter.org (Classes & Workshops) 

Categories: OSU Extension Blogs

PROTECTING POLLINATORS: BENFITS FOR ECOSYSTEMS & FOOD SECURITY IN OREGON

Small Farms Events - 4 hours 6 min ago
Saturday, February 11, 2017 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

THIS FORUM COMBINES SCIENCE AND POLICY FOR PROTECTING POLLINATORS TO UNSURE THEIR SURVIVAL - AND OURS.

PLEASE PRE PAY AND REGISTER ONLINE AT:http://bit.ly/JacksonMG2017

$15.00 IF PAID AT THE DOOR.
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Moving Upstream to Improve Community Health – Exploring Opportunities for Collaboration Between Health Extension and Primary Care Practice

Health & Wellness Events - 4 hours 6 min ago
Friday, January 20, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

"Moving Upstream to Improve Community Health – Exploring Opportunities for Collaboration Between Health Extension and Primary Care Practice" Lyle J. (LJ) Fagnan, MD, Professor, Family Medicine Oregon Rural Practice-based Research Network (ORPRN), Oregon Health & Science University

Dr. Fagnan is an alumnus of Oregon State University and is currently a Professor of Family Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University. In 2002, LJ was selected to start a practice-based research network at OHSU, the Oregon Rural Practice-based Research Network (ORPRN).

He has been an investigator on 50 ORPRN studies with a principal investigator role in 20 of these studies. He was co-author of a landmark paper published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (2007), “Practice-Based Research — ‘Blue Highways’ on the NIH Roadmap.

LJ's research portfolio includes studies and publications related to population-based health, dissemination and implementation of evidence-based medicine into practice, quality improvement and rural health care systems.

The college-wide research seminar is co-sponsored by the College Research Office, the Hallie E. Ford Center for Healthy Children and Families, the Center for Healthy Aging Research, the Moore Family Center for Whole Grain Food, Nutrition and Preventive Health, and the Center for Global Health.

This seminar is also sponsored by the Extension’s Family and Community Health Program

The seminar series provides a forum for faculty in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences and other researchers to present and discuss 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

Visit CPHHS Seminars to see a list of upcoming seminars and watch past seminars.

Engaging Communities to Address Latino Disparities

Health & Wellness Events - 4 hours 6 min ago
Friday, January 27, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

"Engaging Communities to Address Latino Disparities" India Ornelas, PhD, Research Director, Latino Health Research Center, University of Washington

India J. Ornelas is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Services in the School of Public Health at the University of Washington. She teaches in the MPH program and is the faculty lead for the Health Behavior and Social Determinants of Health area of emphasis in the PhD Program. She serves as the Research Director for the Latino Center for Health and the Faculty Champion of Diversity for the School of Public Health.

Her research focuses on understanding how social and cultural factors influence the health of Latino and American Indian communities. She also collaborates with communities to develop and test culturally relevant interventions in the areas of mental health, substance use and cancer prevention.
 
The college-wide research seminar is co-sponsored by the College Research Office, the Hallie E. Ford Center for Healthy Children and Families, the Center for Healthy Aging Research, the Moore Family Center for Whole Grain Food, Nutrition and Preventive Health, and the Center for Global Health.

This seminar is also sponsored by the OSU Center for Latin@ Studies and Engagement.

The seminar series provides a forum for faculty in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences and other researchers to present and discuss 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

Visit CPHHS Seminars to see a list of upcoming seminars and watch past seminars.