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Extension coordinates hay donations to relieve those affected by wildfires

More than 500 tons have been donated and moved around the state through partnerships.

Kym Pokorny | Oct 19, 2020 | News story

Animal exposure to wildfire smoke

Wildfires are a common threat at this time of the year, affecting humans as well as animals. This article highlights proper care for animals during and after wildfire smoke exposure.

Juliana Ranches | Sep 2020 | Article

OSU Extension assists with livestock rescue efforts as Oregonians flee fires

When the fires started raging on Tuesday, OSU Extension employees started preparing barns and other buildings for animals, in addition to sorting through donations of food and water. Since then, they’ve been working day and night.

Chris Branam | Sep 11, 2020 | News story

New Extension resource focuses on processing meat animals at home

The new curated collection on the OSU Extension website runs the gamut for processing meat at home, from purchasing and slaughtering to storing and cooking.

Chris Branam | Aug 28, 2020 | News story

Extension 4-H livestock shows adapt to restrictions, deliver for youth

Some shows virtual, using video clips or videoconferencing for showmanship and software for auctions, while others organized in-person events with strict social-distancing rules.

Chris Branam | Aug 7, 2020 | News story