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Starting and Saving Seeds
Register now for April 24, 2014, Urban Gardener class
Papa's Pizza Fundraiser!
Come on out to Papa's Pizza on West 11th on April 29th and help support the Lane County 4-H program!
Living on the Land: Stewardship for Small Acreages - Coburg
There are 4 classes included for one low price, starting May 6th. $20 per person or $30 for a couple from the same farm for the entire series (includes learning materials and light refreshments.)Sponsored by the Southern Willamette Valley Groundwater Management Program, & the OSU Extension Service Small Farms Program.

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

In the Lane County area, Extension currently offers programs in nutrition education, food safety & preservation, farming, and home gardening. We offer a variety of online educational resources that help Oregonians solve problems and lead better lives. We're working on re-establishment of our 4-H Youth Development and Forestry & Natural Resource programs -- stay tuned.

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OSU Extension Service - Lane County

Please make note of our new address:

996 Jefferson Street, Eugene, OR 97402-5225
Corner of 10th Ave. & Jefferson Street (see map)
Office: 541-344-5859


4-H'ers are Gearing Up for the Summer

April 21, 2014

EUGENE, Ore. –The Oregon State University Extension Service in Lane County is planning lots of activities for 4-H members as well as other youth.

4-H Summer Camp! (Open to all youth not just 4-H members.)

Come “Back to the Future” with us this year at 4-H Camp!  Friday, June 20 through Tuesday, June 24, 2014.  Open to youth who are currently in 4th-8th grades.  There is a special track for 7th and 8th graders.  Camp costs $210 and is filled on a first-come, first-served basis.  Use the following links for more information and registration forms!



 4-H Summer Conference!

Attention 7th-12th graders!  Don’t miss Summer Conference this year! Registration will open May 1st, but start thinking and planning now! Summer Conference dates are June 25-June 28, 2014. Summer Conference is an overnight ‘camp’ held on the OSU campus. Visit: http://oregon.4h.oregonstate.edu/4h-summer-conference

Upcoming Events

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Apr. 30, 2014 5:00pm - 8:00pm
The OSU Extension Service is offering free well water nitrate screenings for well owners. A …
May. 04, 2014 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Oregon State University's chapter of Engineers Without Borders is holding its annual fundraising banquet. In …
May. 06, 2014 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Living On the Land: Stewardship for Small Acreages There are 4 classes included for one …
May. 07, 2014 6:30pm - May. 09, 2014 8:30pm
This is a multi-part series including sessions on forage assessment, harvest management, irrigation, renovation techniques, …
May. 14, 2014 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Come away with an understanding of wholesale and direct marketing channel options for the crops …
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