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New ‘droughty’ soils model for Pacific Northwest could aid forest health in changing climate

News Story

Aug 16, 2018
Scientists have developed a new approach to modeling potentially drought-prone soils in Pacific Northwest forests, which could aid natural resource managers to prepare forested landscapes for a changing climate.

By Chris Branam

T-Time 4-H News Update: August 15, 2018

Newsletter Issue

Important dates and information for Douglas County 4-H.

By Teresa Middleton

Rows of kiwifruit plants

Evaluation of kiwifruit


An evaluation summary of what has been learned about kiwifruit at the NWREC plot.

By Bernadine Strik

Berry Crop Production Systems & Breeding - Bernadine Strik


A collection of Bernadine Strik's works relating to berry crop production systems and breeding. Includes documents on blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, caneberries, table-grapes, and kiwifruit cultivars.

By Bernadine Strik, Amanda Vance, Patrick Jones

Yogurt Made Simple - FS173E


Publication provides information on how to make yogurt at home.

As Labor Day creeps up, think about spiffing up lawn

News Story

Aug 10, 2018
Grass can look harsh after a hot summer, but there's plenty of time this fall to rejuvenate it.

By Kym Pokorny

Front page of Focus On Extension, Vol 19, Issue 4

Focus On Extension, Volume 19, Issue 4

Newsletter Issue

A highlight about what Clackamas County Extension has done in the last two months and what people can look forward to doing in the coming months.

By Michael Bondi, Glenn Ahrens, Peter Matzka, Jan Williams

High Desert Garden Tour

Fact Sheet

Come and explore several gardens in Central Oregon at this annual event.

Mulching practices to improve plant growth, water savings, and soil organic matter content during establishment of highbush blueberry


An NWREC project on mulching treatments and their effects during the establishment period for highbush blueberries.

By Bernadine Strik

Machine harvesting for specialized processed and fresh markets


This study is being conducted at the NWREC in a 0.25 acre conventional planting of ‘Mini Blues’ and ‘Legacy’ established in 2015. The planting is designed for machine harvest.

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