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Scientists Urge New Model for Soil Carbon

Adapted from article by Blaine Friedlander in the Cornell Chronicle, Nov. 2015 A growing number of “carbon ranchers” and “carbon farmers” across the U.S. and globally are implementing land management practices specifically to ...

Lauren Gwin | Nov 2016 | Article

Climate change, plant roots may accelerate carbon loss from soils, say OSU researchers

Roots emit chemicals that release carbon by breaking bonds with minerals

Gail Wells | Apr 3, 2015 | News Story

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

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.

Chris Branam | Aug 16, 2018 | News Story

2020 SOREC Quarterly Classes

Schedule of classes happening at the Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center.

Newsletter

Cultivating

Cultivating Healthy Farms, Forests, Food and Families in Polk County.

Newsletter

Field to Fork: An Agricultural Field Day

Many youth believe their food just comes from the store in nice packages. In 2007, the Baker County OSU Extension Service, the Baker County Farm Bureau, the Soil & Water Conservation District, and the Baker County School ...

Janice Cowan | Nov 2016 | Article

Encourage kids to explore imagination in the garden

Digging in the dirt gives youth a feeling of accomplishment

Kym Pokorny | Apr 22, 2016 | News Story

Woodland owners learn how to fight climate change with trees

Forest owners in Lane County can potentially use their properties to help mitigate the problems caused by an excess of carbon in the atmosphere.

Janet Donnelly | Jan 3, 2020 | News Story

Commissioners give construction green light to Clackamas Extension Service Education Center

The new Extension Education Center will be a state-of-the-art, all wood building, with groundbreaking planned for next spring and completion by the end of 2020.

Kimberly Jacobsen Nelson | Oct 25, 2019 | News Story