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Lincoln County Extension WILL BE CLOSED August 17, 18 and 21. Normal office hours will resume Tuesday, August 22. Enjoy the Lincoln County Fair and the Great American Solar Eclipse.

The Oregon State University Extension Service in Lincoln County provides research-based knowledge and education that strengthens our local economy, sustains natural resources, and promotes healthy communities, families, and individuals. View a listing of our educators.

Our Extension educators 'extend' the University to the community by teaching new skills and providing problem-solving based on University research. We provide education on agriculture, horticulture, forestry, youth development, family & community development, marine science, fisheries, child development, and quality child care practices.  We also provide child care referral assistance.

For details on these topics, click on the appropriate links on the left column and also check our Extension Newsletter for the latest season-specific articles.

Upcoming Events:

Canning Classes

Join us at the Extension Office for the 2017 Food Presevation Classes. Come for one or all three! Cost is $20 per class or 3 for $50 (materials provided). Take the fear out of canning by learning from Jennifer Pettit, a trained Master Food Preserver.

PICKLED VEGGIES, Saturday, September 2, 2017 from 9a-noon

Reservations are required. Please contact Heather at 541-574-6534 ext. 57411 or email heather.tower@oregonstate.edu.

Food Preservation Hotline to Open in July!

Hotline 2017

2017 Master Gardener Advanced Training Webinar Series

Please click on the above link for more information.

New Webinar Series for Master Gardeners

This new webinar series was specifically developed for OSU Extension Master Gardeners seeking recertification.  This year, the series provides advanced training in Integrated Pest Management (IPM).  Each of the five sessions is approved for one hour of continuing education.  (Check in with your county coordinator for any questions about how to report continuing education hours.)  The webinars are free; register for some or all sessions (links are on the flyer).

8/15, 1pm: Organic pesticides for home gardens. Presented by Kaci Buhl, OSU Extension

8/22, 1pm:  Managing the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug with biological control. Presented by David Lowenstein, OSU Department of Horticulture

9/5, 1pm: Never doubt how a small, thoughtful and committed pollinator habitat (in your garden) can change the world. Presented by: Andony Melathopoulos, OSU Department of Horticulture

9/19, 1pm: Japanese Beetles in Oregon.   Presented by Rachel Suits and Heather Stoven, OSU Extension

10/3, 1pm: Status of Boxwood Blight in Oregon. Presented by Cassie Bouska, OSU Extension and Jay Pscheidt, OSU Department of Botany & Plant Pathology

INFORMATION:

Canning Seafood

Freezing Seafood

History of OSU Lincoln County Extension

Japan  Earthquake & Tsunami and What They Mean for USA

A Guide to Local Resources in Lincoln County, Oregon 2014-15

OFFICE HOURS & LOCATION:

New Location:  1211 SE Bay Blvd, Newport OR  97365 (1/4-mile east of Embarcadero; shared driveway with Airgas)

Monday -Thursday 8:00a.m. to 5:00 pm. (Closed from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.)

Friday 8:00 a.m. to Noon (CLOSED FRIDAY AFTERNOONS)

In the area phone: 541-574-6534       Fax 541-265-3887 

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