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Summer Food Preservation Classes
Join Linn County Master Food Preservers for a series of classes to learn about preserving your favorite summer produce!

OSU Extension Service Linn County office has moved to:
33630 McFarland Road

(Corner of Old HWY 34 & McFarland Rd)
Tangent 97389

"Extending Knowledge and Changing Lives"

The Linn County Office of the Oregon State University Extension Service provides research-based educational information and programs in agriculture, forestry, 4-H/youth and Family and Community Development for the citizens of Linn County.

County Extension agents are faculty members of the colleges at Oregon State University. OSU Extension programs in Linn County are funded by cooperative agreement of Linn county government, Oregon State University (Extension Service), and the United States Department of Agriculture. We have been serving Linn County since 1934.

GROWING (formerly UPDATE) is published jointly by OSU Extension Service – Linn County, Linn County Extension Association and the Albany Democrat-Herald. GROWING is published every other month and is supplied to Linn County residents as an insert in the Albany Democrat-Herald, you may Click here to be added to the GROWING mailing list.

We are excited to offer GROWING online!
Check here for the latest issue each month.


July/August 2015

May/June 2015

March/April 2015

January/February 2015

Past Issues of GROWING and UPDATE

See archived issues of GROWING here.

See archived issues of UPDATE here.

We have begun sending out a monthly e-news. The e-news is designed to provide brief educational articles and links to provide helpful information for you, your family, and your business. Check out current and past e-newsletters here.

June 3, 2015
May 14, 2015

April 1, 2015

Stop by or give us a call anytime Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
We are located at 33630 McFarland Rd (corner of Old HWY 34 and McFarland), or by phone at 541-967-3871541-967-3871.

OSU Extension programs are open to all people without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.

Upcoming Events

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Jul. 30, 2015 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Learn to preserve fruits, pickles, vegetables, jams or tomatoes this summer.  Attend one or more …
Jul. 31, 2015 2:00pm - 3:30pm
North Willamtte Research and Extension Center Farm Tours   Bring a friend and come see …
Aug. 01, 2015 9:00am - 12:00pm
Learn to preserve fruits, pickles, vegetables, jams or tomatoes this summer.  Attend one or more …
Aug. 01, 2015 9:00am - 1:00pm
Linn County Master Gardeners will have a clinic table at the Farmers Market and will …
Aug. 03, 2015 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Come visit the dry farming plots at Oak Creek and taste dry-farmed vs. irrigated tomatoes. …

Scientists studied 85 chemicals not considered to cause cancer

Upgrade reduced some chemicals to point where researchers couldn't tell if plant was running

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