Linn County Extension

Harvesting Kentucky 31 TF June 2016

Harvesting Kentucky 31 TF, June 2016, Linn County Oregon

Sunflower field, Crabtree, Oregon

Sunflower field along HWY 226, Crabtree, Oregon

Laurie Gibson
Bumble Bee on checkermallow in field

Bumble Bee on checkermallow in field

Forests
Linn County 4-H Fair

Linn County 4-H Fair

33630 McFarland Road
Tangent, OR 97389
United States

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Monday - Friday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Currently closed

Office phone

Linn County Extension

News & Announcements

2018 Food Preservation Classes

Interested in learning about pickling...or making jams and preserves? How about making salsa? Then the 2018 Food Preservation classes are for you!

Food Safety & Preservation Hotline Open for the Season

The OSU Extension Service Food Safety and Preservation Hotline starts on July 16 and ends on October 12, 2018 (M-F, 9am-4pm). Call 1-800-354-7319 (toll-free)

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! Click the title of this announcement to read more about the upgrade and share your feedback.

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 Health 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.

ATV Youth training

OSU Linn County 4-H and Linn County Sheriffs department partnered to certify youth in ATV safety training at Cheadle Lake Park in Lebanon in June.

Upcoming Events

Demo Garden visitors

2018 Linn County Fair - Demo Garden Plant Clinic

Linn County Extension Event

Wed, Jul 18, 2018 12:30 pm - Sat, Jul 21, 2018 6:30 pm
Visit the Master Gardener demonstration garden during the Linn County Fair and get answers to plant problems!

Home canned

Preserving Tomatoes & "The Laws of Salsa"

Linn County Extension Event

Tue, Jul 24, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This class covers options for preserving plain tomatoes, tomato sauces, juice and “The Laws of Salsa.”
Home canned

Pickling: Fermenting & Quick Pickles

Linn County Extension Event

Tue, Jul 31, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This class covers safe procedures for pickling vegetables, including fermented and fresh pack pickles, and selecting and preparing ingredients.
Home canned

Preserving Fruits, Jams and Pie Fillings

Linn County Extension Event

Wed, Aug 1, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Review how and why different methods of preservation are used, basic techniques, necessary equipment, references and resources used for preserving fruits and fruit products.
Home canned

Pressure Canning and Dehydrating Foods

Linn County Extension Event

Wed, Aug 8, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This class covers the safe and simple process of pressure canning vegetables and meats, including fish. Learn to use and care for your pressure canner then review tips for high-quality and nutritious dried foods.
Home canned

Preserving Tomatoes & "The Laws of Salsa"

Linn County Extension Event

Wed, Aug 15, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This class covers options for preserving plain tomatoes, tomato sauces, juice and “The Laws of Salsa.”
Home canned

Pickling: Fermenting & Quick Pickles

Linn County Extension Event

Wed, Aug 22, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This class covers safe procedures for pickling vegetables, including fermented and fresh pack pickles, and selecting and preparing ingredients.
Workshop participant looking at vineyard pests under a stereoscope.

Bilingual Workshop on Identification and Monitoring of Vineyard Pests and Diseases

Event

Thu, Jul 19, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
This Salem workshop will be offered in Spanish to train vineyard staff how to identify key pests and diseases in the vineyard. This includes field visits and hands-on identification of pests and diseases.
Fish on the Boat

Tuna Canning Workshop

Lane County Extension Event

Sat, Aug 18 (All Day)
Learn to use a pressure canner to preserve up to 24 half-pint jars (per family) of the best tuna you’ve ever tasted!
Pinot noir vineyard

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.
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