Polk County Extension

289 E Ellendale, Suite 301
Dallas, OR 97338
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Upcoming Events

Living on the Land Workshop Series

Polk County Extension Event

Thu, Sep 20, 2018 6:00 pm - Thu, Oct 18, 2018 8:30 pm
Living on the Land is a workshop series tailored for small acreage landowners and those new to managing land. There are 5 classes in the series.
Drawing of a farmscape

Living on the Land, Dallas OR: Soils and Weeds

OSU Small Farms Event

Thu, Sep 27, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Living on the Land is a workshop series tailored for small acreage landowners and those new to managing land. There are 5 classes in the series.

Coming up Flowers!

Polk County 4-H Event

Sat, Sep 29, 9:15 am - 4:00 pm
Katie Paaso, former professional florist and knowledgeable fair judge will instruct on topics such as cut flower exhibits, flower arranging and bouquets.
Drawing of a farmscape

Living on the Land, Dallas OR: Pasture and Manure Management

OSU Small Farms Event

Thu, Oct 4, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Living on the Land is a workshop series tailored for small acreage landowners and those new to managing land. There are 5 classes in the series.
Dirt path through wooded area.

Lamers Forest Property Tour

Benton County Extension Event

Sat, Oct 6, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Join Marion & Polk OSWA for a look around at the Lamers Forests property just west of Monmouth. Brothers Terry and Lee will share their experience growing redwoods, thinning, logging, pond building and other forestry topics.
Drawing of a farmscape

Living on the Land, Dallas OR: Woodlands and Riparian Area Management

OSU Small Farms Event

Thu, Oct 11, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Living on the Land is a workshop series tailored for small acreage landowners and those new to managing land. There are 5 classes in the series.

Preserving Meat class

Event

Sat, Oct 13, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Learn how to preserve meat through pressure canning, drying, and freezing.
Dirt path through wooded area.

Fall Slash Burning Demonstration at Lamers Forest

Benton County Extension Event

Mon, Oct 15, 2018 8:00 am - Thu, Nov 15, 2018 5:00 pm
Join The Lamers brothers and Marion & Polk OSWA a chance to see and learn about slash pile burning practices from a 9 acre clear-cut completed in March 2018. It will be done of fairly short notice within a burning window of Oct 15 and November 15, depending on weather and required permits.
Dirt path through wooded area.

Revisiting the November 2014 Ice Storm

Benton County Extension Event

Tue, Oct 16, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
We will visit areas on public and private land that were heavily impacted by the November 2014 Coast Range ice storm for a “rear view mirror” look at forest management. We will learn what landowners did to mitigate the timber damage and how their decisions have panned out, four years later.
Drawing of a farmscape

Living on the Land Dallas, OR: Water Rights and Well Water

OSU Small Farms Event

Thu, Oct 18, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Living on the Land is a workshop series tailored for small acreage landowners and those new to managing land. There are 5 classes in the series.
Dirt path through wooded area.

Woodland Measurements Workshop

Benton County Extension Event

Sat, Oct 20, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join Dave Hibbs for a class that will look at ways to collect and analyze both density and volume data.
Farmers market scene

Business Management: Record Keeping for Small Farms

OSU Small Farms Event

Thu, Nov 1, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Are you managing your farm business? Or is your farm business managing you?

Magic of French Macarons

Marion County Extension Event

Mon, Nov 5, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
An informational class to learn tips and techniques for making beautiful, tasty French Macarons.
Fields in foreground, barn in front of mountain

Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management

OSU Small Farms Event

Tue, Jan 22, 2019 6:00 pm - Tue, Mar 5, 2019 8:30 pm
Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management provides farmers with the tools and knowledge needed to develop and manage a successful farm business. This course is intended for people who are considering starting a farm business, those within their first five years of farming and others who may be considering major changes to their farm business.

Oregon Ag Fest 2019

Linn County 4-H Event

Sat, Apr 27, 2019 8:30 am - Sun, Apr 28, 2019 5:00 pm
Regional Hands-On Event for 4-H Youth
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