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The Oregon State University Extension Service provides researched-based knowledge and education that strengthens local economies, sustains natural resources, and promotes healthy communities, families, and individuals.

In the Douglas County area, Extension serves our clientele with programs in 4-H, Nutrition Education, food safety and preservation with our Master Food Preservers, Livestock & Forage, Horticulture, Master Gardeners, Forestry and Natural Resources, Small Farms, and Food Systems.  In these programs we offer a wealth of non-formal community educational programs and information services. 

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  • Become a Master Food Preserver.  Our Annual training starts in April, deadline to apply is March 5th.  Here is the application and information - MFP Application

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Feb. 24, 2018 8:30am - 4:00pm
The annual “Spring into Gardening 2018” Workshops offer the opportunity for you to enjoy a …
Mar. 01, 2018 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Pasture and hayground inputs and management are costly activities. Strategic methods can help you get …
Mar. 06, 2018 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Need a forest management plan?  Write one with the help of your local OSU Extension …
Mar. 08, 2018 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Register Early! Class size is limited.   Click here to register *** Participants need to …
Mar. 09, 2018 5:00pm - 8:00pm
The lack of succession plans can have a dramatic effect on a working land owner’s …
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