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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)
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.
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.
View 35-minute Video about EBOLA facts (October 22, 2014)
Wave Energy - Building a Model Wave-Energy Generator
Sea Grant's TRAWL CURRICULUM
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.
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