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Community celebrates Jefferson County Extension at Benny Bash

Oct 7, 2019
The community got a close-up look at Jefferson County Extension and agricultural research at Benny Bash, held at Sahalee Park in downtown Madras on Sept. 21.

By Chris Branam, | News Story

Should I worry about the cyanide in lima beans?

I've purchased yellow "butter beans" immature in the pods from a local farm stand. They are very good. But I just learned that lima beans have (or convert into) cyanide and so mature beans require long cooking to remove this "protective mechanism" that beans of this sort have evolved. My question is...

By Joy Waite-Cusic, | Featured Question

BEPA 2.0 Order Form

Please complete and return this order form via email or postal mail.

Educational Document

Clackamas County Family and Community Health Newsletter

Newsletter with upcoming events and resources related to the Clackamas County Family and Community Health.

Newsletter

Can I use Stevia for canning?

My husband is now a type 2 diabetic. I cannot have artificial sweeteners. I would like to find a way to can fruit without doing it one way for him and a different way for me. I've been using Stevia with fruit I am putting up in the freezer. Can I also use Stevia instead of sugar with the fruit I am...

By Nellie Oehler, | Featured Question

Small Scale Grain Thresher

A relatively easy and inexpensive way to thresh grains/beans on a small/homestead scale.

By YouTuber "Snow Farmer" | Video

Homesteading Scale Threshing Machine

Home-made threshing machine for wheat.

By YouTuber "Sen993" | Video

From Seed to Loaf (part 2 of 2)

This video is about small-scale wheat production using modified garden machinery and a home-built threshing machine.

By Stephen Simpson | Video