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New Kentucky bluegrass workgroup boosts Oregon seed research

The Eastern Oregon Kentucky Bluegrass Workgroup, which partners with the Agricultural Research Foundation, is in its second year.

Darrin Walenta | May 2021 | Impact story

What is the beautiful crop between Corvallis and Salem?

Q: We noticed many beautiful yellow fields between Corvallis and Salem. What are they grown for? Areas in Oregon?

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Acidifying Soil for Crop Production: Inland Pacific Northwest

Explains the relationship between high soil pH and nutrient deficiencies in crop plants. Color photos illustrate symptoms of pH-induced nutrient deficiency. Explains the causes of high soil pH and presents step-by-step instructions for lowering pH.

Don Wysocki | Apr 2021 | OSU Extension Catalog

2021 Agricultural Wildfire Refresher

Jacob Powell, OSU Agricultural Extension Agent, provides tips for wildfire suppression and prevention for agricultural producers. Katie Wollstein, OSU Rangeland Fire Extension Specialist, leads a discussion on the fire prevention plan ...

Jacob Powell | Mar 2021 | Video

Agricultural Wildfire Preparedness and Prevention Plan templates

Plan templates for wildfire preparedness and prevention, including Emergency Action Plan for Medical and Fire Emergencies, Fire Prevention Plan, and Job Hazard Analysis. These templates cover what is required to meet Oregon OSHA Wildfire Requirements.

Jacob Powell | Mar 2021 | Educational document

Agricultural Wildfire Preparedness and Prevention Plan Templates

Plan templates for wildfire preparedness and prevention, including Emergency Action Plan for Medical and Fire Emergencies, Fire Prevention Plan, and Job Hazard Analysis. These templates cover what is required to meet Oregon OSHA Wildfire Requirements.

Jacob Powell | Mar 2021 | Educational document

Agricultural wildfire preparedness and OSHA requirements

The devastating wildfire season of 2018 in the wheat growing regions of Wasco and Sherman Counties burned nearly 120,000 acres and tragically resulted in a fatality. In response Oregon OSHA created new requirements in 2019 for ...

Jacob Powell | Mar 2021 | Collection

Oregon OSHA overview of wildfire requirements

Factsheet covers what emergency plans and wildfire training is required for producers and employees who engage in suppressing wildfires on their farm or ranch. Note: The information in your written plans must be provided to all ...

Jacob Powell | Mar 2021 | Article

Oregon OSHA brochure: Fighting Farmland and Rangeland Wildfires

Brochure created by Oregon OSHA in 2019 covering new wildfire requirements for producers with employees fighting cropland and rangeland wildfires.

Jacob Powell | Mar 2021 | Educational document

Dry Farming Project adapts with virtual programming during pandemic

The first Dry Farming Project virtual field tour series was held as harvest came in August and September and drew 137 participants from throughout Oregon, across the country and some internationally.

Amy Garrett | Mar 2021 | Impact story