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How do I can bacon and ham or butter and milk? I find lots of information on the Web, but Extension Service information seems very limited. As people prepare for emergencies, more people are asking these questions. Freezing is not an option with power outages. Thanks for the information.
I'd like information on participating in 4-H with my son. He's 7 now and would like to raise a pig. Is there somewhere I can find the "rules" as we do not have any previous experience in 4-H (although we do have several friends/family who do!). Also, we currently live in Multnomah County...are we...
What is the cheapest action to take in a housing association that has over 500 azaleas infested with the azalea lace bug? They are already hatching out and moving to our rhodies. We decided to remove them and replant something that is not bothered by these or many other insects. Should we have...

Will there be a Spring Gardening Seminar this year? When? I haven't seen any advertisements yet.

Who represents OSU in Douglas County on both the forestland-urban interface fire protection committee AND the Douglas County forestland classification committee? When was he/she appointed? Any contact information?
Are there any OSU Extension publications on freshwater shrimp farming in Oregon, or the feasibility of such an endeavor? I am seeing that this is a growing agri-business in Indiana and Illinois, not just the Southeast region of the US.
I have downloaded your web site to my favorites.....in case I might need to ask "The Experts". This awesome!!!! Do you send out posts of interesting questions and answers on face book, or email blogs???
I have been sport fishing on my own boat for over 10 years now. Many friends captain commercial fishing boats here in Newport, and have expressed their interest having me run their boats. What type of schooling/certification do I need, to get my captain's license?
About 40 years ago, I belonged to an Oregon Extension Service "club" of women. At one of the meetings, we were given a booklet which contained a lot of recipes using a BASIC MIX (floor, powdered milk, sugar, salt, etc.) This basic mix along with other basic mixes were prepared and stored in...
How can I get rid of moles in my backyard?