Lane County Extension

Oregon State University Extension Service Lane County office, 996 Jefferson Street, OR 97402

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996 Jefferson Street
Eugene, OR 97402
United States

Office hours

Monday - Thursday: 10:00 am-1:00 pm, 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
Currently closed

Phone

Office: 541-344-5859
Master Gardeners: 541-344-0265
Master Food Preservers: 541-344-4885
4-H Youth: 541-344-5043
Nutrition Education: 541-344-0249

Lane County Extension

News & Announcements

2018 Lane County Extension Summer/Fall Food Preservation Classes

Classes include making Mini-Pies and Cobblers, Smoking and Curing Meats, Basic Fermentation and More!!! Read More...

Welcome to the new OSU Extension website

OSU Extension has been serving Oregon for more than 100 years, and our previous website launched in 2011. It was time for an upgrade! Read More...

On May 17, 2016 over 70% of voters said “YES” to measure 20-239, which will provide 5 years of funding for Extension programs in Lane County. Extension’s faculty, staff and volunteers are grateful for this tremendous show of support, and committed to giving Lane residents a strong return on their investment.

In the Lane County area, Oregon State University Extension currently offers programs in 4-H, Nutrition Education, Food Safety & Preservation, Farming, Home Gardening and Forestry & Natural Resource We offer a variety of online educational resources that help Oregonians solve problems and lead better lives.

The OSU Extension Service provides research-based knowledge and education that strengthens local economies, sustains natural resources, and promotes healthy communities, families, and individuals.

Upcoming Events

Basics of Fermentation

Lane County Extension Event

Tue, Aug 21, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Learn basic fermentation including pickles, sauerkraut, Kim Chi and kombucha.
Norma Kline, OSU Extension forester in Coos and Courry Counties visiting Coquille tree farmer Jim Nielsen

Talking Forestry

Lane County Extension Event

Thu, Aug 23, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Communicating your objectives with your neighbors, friends, and others.

Master Woodland Manager Training - Lane County

Lane County Extension Event

Thu, Sep 6, 2018 - Thu, Dec 20, 2018 (All Day)
Providing Knowledge, Skills, and Excellence in Land Stewardship for over 25 years. Thursdays starting September 6th.

Tomatoes, Salsa, and More!

Lane County Extension Event

Sat, Sep 8, 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Learn to can, dry and freeze tomatoes, as well as making salsa, sauce and catsup.

Free Compost Workshop

Lane County Extension Event

Sat, Sep 15, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
For beginning to experienced composters.

Free Compost Workshop

Lane County Extension Event

Sat, Sep 29, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
For beginning to experienced composters.

Smoking and Curing Meats and Making Sausage

Lane County Extension Event

Sat, Oct 6, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tips for how to safely smoke meat, cheese and vegetables. Learn to cure meats and to make sausage.

Free Compost Workshop

Lane County Extension Event

Sat, Oct 13, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
For beginning to experienced composters.

Sustainable Landscape Seminar

Lane County Extension Event

Tue, Oct 23, 2018 - Wed, Oct 24, 2018 (All Day)
A Sustainable Landscape seminar provides the public with practical information to create sustainable/green/ecological landscapes.

Free Compost Workshop

Lane County Extension Event

Sat, Oct 27, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
For beginning to experienced composters.

Basic Bread Baking

Lane County Extension Event

Sat, Oct 27, 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Learn to make your own homemade bread from scratch.

Worm Bin Composting Workshop

Lane County Extension Event

Sat, Nov 3, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Learn the fun and easy way to compost by letting worms eat your garbage!

Free Compost Workshop

Lane County Extension Event

Sat, Nov 3, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
For beginning to experienced composters.

Sustainable Landscape Seminar

Lane County Extension Event

Tue, Dec 11, 2018 - Wed, Dec 12, 2018 (All Day)
A Sustainable Landscape seminar provides the public with practical information to create sustainable/green/ecological landscapes.
Lane County Master Gardener Association

Lane County Master Gardener Seminar - Propagating and Dividing Plants

Lane County Master Gardeners Event

Tue, Aug 21, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Monthly seminar on the 3rd Tuesday. Free, open to the public.

From the Bud to Bin: Vineyard Management Effects on Yield

Event

Wed, Aug 29, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
This workshop will provide you with information about bud fruitfulness, how it is formed, and what effects vineyard practices such as pruning method (cane vs. spur), vigor level, and N fertilization have on yield potential and yield at harvest. Field visit in the McMinnville area included.

Lane County Master Gardener Seminar - Winterizing your Garden

Lane County Master Gardeners Event

Tue, Sep 18, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Winterizing Your Garden with Jeff Choate, OSU Extension Horticulture Faculty

Fall Festival

Lane County Master Gardeners Event

Sat, Sep 22, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lane County Master Gardeners invite ALL to celebrate a day full of harvest fun for the whole family, including kids' activities. Sample free, fresh-pressed apple cider; taste multiple varieties of tomatoes and apples; attend free gardening workshops; browse among many items for sale, including gardening books, hand made goods, garlic, bulbs, fruit trees and other plants, and more.
Lane County Master Gardener Association

Lane County Master Gardener Seminar - Native Plants in an Ornamental Garden

Lane County Master Gardeners Event

Tue, Oct 16, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Find out about some great plants native to Oregon that you can add to your ornamental garden!
Lane County Master Gardeners

Master Gardener Volunteer Training

Lane County Master Gardeners Event

Wed, Dec 5, 2018 10:00 am - Wed, Mar 20, 2019 4:00 pm
The Oregon State University Master Gardener™ Program is an Oregon State University (OSU) Extension Service program that facilitates the training of a highly educated corp of volunteers. These volunteers extend sustainable gardening information to their communities through education and outreach programs.

Horticultural Proficiency Program Training

Lane County Master Gardeners Event

Wed, Jan 9, 2019 9:00 am - Wed, Mar 20, 2019 4:00 pm
Horticultural Proficiency Program participants complete 60 hours of instruction and pass final exam to receive certification in Horticultural Proficiency.
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