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Bumblebees and lavender

While both bumblebees (Bombus spp.) and honey bees (Apis mellifera) are attracted to lavender (Lavandula spp.), the plant is more popular among bumblebees. Bumblebees’ long tongues allow them to efficiently forage from lavender’s ...

Candy Solovjovs | Jul 2020 | Article

When it’s time to say goodbye to lawn, uproot it first

Ready for an alternative to grass? Here's how to get ready for something different.

Kym Pokorny | Jul 10, 2020 | News Story

Lane County Master Gardeners donate thousands of vegetable starts to help people grow their own

Most of the 2,200 starts that went to the organizations were vegetables so that gardeners can supplement their food supply with fresh produce.

Kym Pokorny | Jul 10, 2020 | News Story

Sea Grant Extension partners on campaign to boost state's seafood industry

In addition to showing where to buy local seafood via an interactive map, the Eat Oregon seafood webpage offers tips on when and what types of seafood to purchase and how to freeze, smoke and prepare it at home.

Chris Branam | Jul 9, 2020 | News Story

How long will dried fruit last?

Q: How long will dehydrated apples, or any fruit, last once vacuum sealed in the pantry?

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Extension adapts High Speed Hand Washing technique for ag industry

Extension recently released a collection of resources for farmers and ranchers and food production or packing plant supervisors to use in the workplace.

Chris Branam | Jul 8, 2020 | News Story

OSU Extension Master Gardeners name 2020 statewide award winners

Barbara Davidson wins Statewide Master Gardener of the Year Ward and Michael O'Loughlin wins Statewide Behind the Scenes award.

Kym Pokorny | Jul 7, 2020 | News Story

Making Jams, Jellies and Fruit Spreads - SP50-764

Publication includes important information regarding preserving jams, jellies, preserves and fruit spreads safely.

Jul 2020 | Publication