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Pesticide Applicator Information

For questions on course content: Jeff Choate or 541-344-1709

For questions about OSU Extension class registrations: 541-344-5859

CORE Private Pesticide Applicator Training

  • Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 8 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Location: OSU Extension Service - Lane County office, 996 Jefferson Street, Eugene (enter on 10th at the ramp). $40 pre-registration by December 1, 2017. Payment by credit card or send a check to the OSU Extension Service office. Or send in registration form with a check. Anticipated 4-credit hours.

PNW Pesticide Short Course

  • Registration online available, or print registration form and mail, for the 2018 PNW Pesticide Short Course, focus on, Chemistry & Toxicology to be held February 6 & 7, 2018 at LCC Main Campus. Register by January 19, 2018 for $110. Send in a check with registration to OSU Extension Service - Lane County, 996 Jefferson Street, Eugene, OR 97402 or pay $110 by Credit Card. $130 late registration after January 19, 2018.
  • We plan to apply for Landscape Contractor Board hours.

Hort News newsletter

Research based information, education boosts profitability

Commercial agriculture faculty in the Lane County office of the OSU Extension Service deliver educational programs to help commercial growers and small farmers achieve sustainable crop production and profitability.

The commercial agriculture program provides:

  • Educational field days and workshops for area growers
  • Alternative crops development
  • Technical assistance to help growers improve natural resources management
  • Cooperation with countywide special projects such as the ongoing agricultural chemicals removal effort in Lane County

Lane County agricultural producers and small farmers also have access to regional OSU Extension faculty in field crops, small farms, and livestock and forages.

Horticulture Agent improves lives in Kyrgyzstan.

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