As canning season gets underway, the Food Preservation hotline from Oregon State University Extension Service starts taking calls July 15.
The toll-free hotline at 800-354-7319 runs until Oct. 18 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. When the hotline is closed, callers can leave a message. The hotline is staffed by certified Master Food Preserver volunteers in Lane and Douglas counties, but is available statewide.
Celebrate the many ways OSU Extension Service is an active partner in our community. Join us for the Benny Bash 5k Color Run starting at 10am. Register at the park: $10 per person or $25 per family of...
The Parsons Family has owned 166 acres near Howard Prairie Reservoir in southeastern Jackson County since 1937. Jud Parsons has been personally involved in the property for almost 70 years and will be...
With an established and trusted presence in every county, OSU’s Statewide Public Service Programs offer statewide community-centric engagement that provides access to research, expertise, and relationships essential for Oregon’s social, economic, and environmental needs.
Ask an Expert is a way for you to get answers from the Oregon State University Extension Service. We have experts in family and health, community development, food and agriculture, coastal issues, forestry, programs for young people, and gardening.
I made uncooked freezer jam from blackberries in my yard. I put the prepared jam in jars, placed lids but not too tight with 1/2 headspace. After letting them sit on the counter for 24 hrs ( for the pectin to set) the jam was seeping out of the lids and when I unscrewed the lid the jam almost popped...
This video describes the Fishermen-Led Injury Prevention Program (FLIPP) and its innovative research that involves commercial fishermen, researchers, extension agents, and coastal community members to understand injuries at sea better.
Kelly Streit (right), Extension Family and Community Health educator, answers questions at the Farmer's Market about preserving foods safely.
Photo by Lynn Ketchum
OSU Extension has more than 13,000 trained volunteers who dedicate time to teaching and enriching their communities. Our "master" level volunteer programs include, gardening, food preservation, woodland management, and beekeeping.