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Lane 4-H Whole Grain Cooking Video Contest
Show us your cooking skills and you may be selected to make a professional cooking show video!
Statewide 4-H Trainings in October
4-H Animal Science, 4-H Dog Project, 4-H Expressive Arts - Photography, Art, Leathercraft, Ceramics and Pottery. Registration open now!
Fall Festival September 27, 2014 at Emerald Park
Join Master Gardeners in a day of fall harvest fun! River Road Park, 1400 Lake Drive, Eugene, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Become a Master Gardener Volunteer
Sign up now, both day and night classes starting soon.
Statewide Food Safety & Preservation Hotline Open
1-800-354-7319 ~ Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm

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.

If you want to stay connected with the latest news and events from Extension, we encourage you to bookmark this website and follow our growing community on Facebook.

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


Summer Food Service Program

Children need good nutrition all year long. When school is out during the summer months, many children no longer have access to even one nutritious meal each day. The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) helps to fill the gap. To find a site, call 1-866-3-Hungry or 1-877-8-Hambre or visit the www.whyhunger.org/findfood


Upcoming Events

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Sep. 06, 2014 10:00am - 5:00pm
  Use a pressure canner to preserve a maximum of 24 jars of the best …
Sep. 10, 2014 6:30pm - 8:30pm
This is a multi-part series including sessions on forage assessment, harvest management, irrigation, renovation techniques, …
Sep. 20, 2014 10:00am - 2:00pm
Make a variety of soft cheeses using cow and goat milk. Take home what you …
Sep. 27, 2014 11:00am - 4:00pm
Activities:·         Vote for the best tasting tomato variety. ·         Browse Master Gardener grown vegetables. ·         …
Oct. 01, 2014 6:30pm - 8:30pm
This is a multi-part series including sessions on forage assessment, harvest management, irrigation, renovation techniques, …
Cows raised on organic and conventional dairy farms in three regions of the United States show no significant differences in health or in the nutritional content of their milk, according to a new study by Oregon State University researchers and their collaborators.
A crop scientist with international experience has been named as director of Oregon State University’s Columbia Basin Agricultural Research Center in Pendleton.
Health warnings issued when beaches have high levels of bacteria do not keep many surfers out of the water, according to a new study by Oregon State University.
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