Welcome

 

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.

WE'VE MOVED!  See us at our new location:  1211 SE Bay Blvd., Newport, Oregon; 541-574-6534

COMING Lincoln County Extension EVENTS:

Master Gardener "Round Table" Discussions: Newport Library 10am-Noon

April 14th Pruning Techniques by Buena Vista Arbor Care

April 28th Invasive Plants in Lincoln County by Aaron Dusik, LCSWCD

Master Gardener Plant Sale, Saturday, May 21st 9am-2pm at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds   NEW LOCATION

Lincoln County Fair, August 19th -21st

 

Upcoming Events in PNW:

Master Food Preserver Course:  application at http://extension.oregonstate.edu/linn/ or call 541-766-6750 Benton County Extension. Classes begin April 14th.  Must pre-register

 

OMGA Oregon Master Gardener Association Mini College, August 4th-6th (open to all gardeners)

 

New Publications:

EM 9139, Winter Cutworm: A New Pest Threat in Oregon       

J. Green, A. Dreves, B. McDonald, E. Peachey

Damage from winter cutworm (the common name for the larval stage of the large yellow underwing moth) is a growing concern. In 2015, large numbers of larvae were observed around homes, within golf courses, and in field crops located in Oregon and Washington. This publication highlights general information about winter cutworm, including identification, scouting recommendations, and potential control measures.  

EM 8203, 2016 Pest Management Guide for Tree Fruits in the Mid Columbia Area     

Steve Castagnoli, Lynn E. Long, Peter Shearer, Todd Einhorn, Nik Wiman, Jay W. Pscheidt, Ed Peachey

Revision. Presents pesticide and herbicide application rates and recommendations, by tree growth stage, for pests that infect fruit trees. Covers apples, pears, and cherries. Provides (1) spray program for nutrients; (2) dilutions table for wettable powder and liquid products; (3) natural enemy impact guide for tree fruit pesticides; (4) illustrated bud development chart and associated stages for apples, pears, peaches, apricots, cherries, and plums; (5) reentry levels for common pesticides; and (6) application rates for chemical thinning and growth regulator sprays.

 

For information in Spanish please click here.

 

INFORMATION:

 View 35-minute Video about EBOLA facts (October 22, 2014)

Canning Seafood

Freezing Seafood

Wave Energy - Building a Model Wave-Energy Generator

Sea Grant's TRAWL CURRICULUM

Beginning Urban Farmer Apprenticeship

History of OSU Lincoln County Extension

Japan  Earthquake & Tsunami and What They Mean for USA

Fruitfly Information

The new fruit fly spotted wing drosophila is now in oregon and raising concerns among farmers and consumers. Click here for videos and information about how to detect, trap and identify the spottted wing drosophila fly. 

New fungal disease affecting Wax Myrtle shrubs is spreading from Newport to Lincoln City.

Dealing with the Current Financial Crisis - Learn how to get help.

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 

Rory McDonnell studies environmentally friendly slug control methods--such as essential oils from plants
Farmers and beekeepers can now look up pesticide tables on their smartphones
Voter-approved funding is boosting SOREC's research programs, Roseberg says

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