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2014 Holiday Food Safety Hotline is open now!
Do you have Holiday food preparation and safety questions? Call the Holiday Food Safety Hotline at 1-800-354-7319.

"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. If you are not a regular subscriber to 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.


November/December 2014

Past Issues of GROWING and UPDATE

September/October 2014

July/August 2014

May/June 2014

See archived issues of UPDATE here.


Stop by or give us a call anytime Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
We are located at 104 4th Ave SW, Albany, or by phone at 541-967-3871.

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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Dec. 02, 2014 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Dec. 02, 2014 6:00pm - 8:30pm
 For more information, contact the OSU Lane County Extension office at (541)344-5859, or stop by …
Dec. 06, 2014 8:00am - 5:00pm
 Register at: http://sheeporegon.com/2014-convention/   For more information contact: OSGA (503)364-5462 or Gene Pirelli Professor and …
Dec. 06, 2014 9:00am - 3:00pm
Who should attend:  teachers, informal educators, anyone who works with youth in outdoor settings. Use …
Dec. 08, 2014 6:30pm - 8:00pm

4-H members will take part in workshops and community service projects

New anti-viral has proven effective in trials at treating Ebola

Oregon State University has selected Jay Noller the new department head of crop and soil science in the College of Agricultural Sciences.

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