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Sara Runkel

Horticulture & Small Farms (Former)

Content by Sara Runkel

Mud and Manure Management

Managing mud and manure in livestock areas does not have to be a dirty job. There are several remedies for the problem. This fact sheet outlines the processes for dealing with the problem.

Shelby Filley, Sara Runkel, Melissa Fery | Mar 2020 | Article

Are one piece lids approved?

Q: Are one piece lids approved for water bath canning? I was wanting to switch to one piece plastisol lined canning lids for jam- the continuous thread type not lug. are they acceptable for products sold at farmer's markets or at our farm store?

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La Ley de Oregon Sobre la Venta Directa Desde la Finca: Productos de Valor Agregado Procesados por Productores—Una guía para granjeros y gerentes de mercados

La Ley de Oregon Sobre la Venta Directa Desde la Finca permite que los granjeros conviertan sus productos agrícolas en productos de valor agregado de bajo riesgo y que los vendan directamente a los consumidores sin tener ...

Sara Runkel, Lauren Gwin, Kelly Streit | Jun 2018 | OSU Extension Catalog

Oregon's Farm Direct Marketing Law: Producer-processed Value-added Products—A guide for farmers and market managers

Oregon’s Farm Direct Marketing Law allows farmers to turn what they grow into low-risk, value-added products and sell them directly to consumers without being licensed food processors. This publication clarifies the guidelines. It ...

Sara Runkel, Lauren Gwin, Kelly Streit | Jun 2018 | OSU Extension Catalog

On-Farm Readiness Reviews (OFRRs)

On-Farm Readiness Review (OFRR) is designed as a tool to help regulators and educators effectively prepare farmers for compliance with Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)'s produce safety rule.

Jovana Kovacevic, Sara Runkel, Joy Waite-Cusic | May 2018 | Article

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