OSU Extension Service: Benton County

OSU Extension Service: Benton County Benton County Extension Service faculty, staff and volunteers offer objective, research-based information to help Benton County youth and adults solve problems, develop life skills and manage resources wisely.
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Dec 11, 2019 9:30 am - 3:45 pmEvent Cost $75.00Join us for a full day event focused on providing you with in-depth infor...
11/30/2019
Vineyard Powdery Mildew Management & Fungicide Resistance Prevention Workshop

Dec 11, 2019 9:30 am - 3:45 pm
Event Cost $75.00
Join us for a full day event focused on providing you with in-depth information about powdery mildew biology, management, and ways to avoid powdery mildew forming resistance to fungicides that are currently in your disease management toolbox. This event brings together researchers from the FRAME (Fungicide Resistance Assessment, Mitigation and Extension) Network to provide the most up-to-date information about this issue in vineyard production. Lunch, refreshments, and printed materials will be provided.
Registration is required in advance and must be completed by December 2, 2019 to secure your spot. Space is limited. No walk-in registrations allowed.

This workshop will provide an in-depth information about fungicide resistance to grape powdery mildew and will include hands-on activities to help growers improve their powdery mildew management program for vineyards.

Dec 9, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLearn gardening tips and tricks from the experts!Lebanon Second Monday Lunchtime Gardening...
11/29/2019
Lebanon Second Monday Lunchtime Gardening Series - Landscaping Without Water

Dec 9, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Learn gardening tips and tricks from the experts!
Lebanon Second Monday Lunchtime Gardening Series is presented by the Linn County Master Gardeners and is FREE to the public. Classes are held from noon to 1 p.m. on the second Monday of each month at the Lobby Coffee Shop, 661 S Main Street, in Lebanon.

Share Print The Lobby Coffee Shop 661 South Main Street Lebanon, OR 97355 United States Dec 9, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Event Cost FREE Contact name Elizabeth Records Contact email [email protected] Contact phone 541-730-3471 Learn gardening tips and tricks from the experts! Lebanon S...

Nutrient Management for Diversified Vegetable GrowersPresented by Benton Soil and Water Conservation District, OSU Exten...
11/27/2019
Nutrient Management for Diversified Vegetable Growers

Nutrient Management for Diversified Vegetable Growers
Presented by Benton Soil and Water Conservation District, OSU Extension Services and USDA NRCS.
An opportunity to learn all about nutrient management needs on your farm, how to develop and implement a nutrient management plan, and NRCS funding opportunities for high tunnels and transitioning to Organic production. Participants will leave with a resource packet.

When: Feb 8, 2020 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where: Benton County Extension 4077 SW Research Way Corvallis, OR 97333 Sunset Meeting Room
Cost: $5.00
For more details and to register: https://extension.oregonstate.edu/smallfarms/events/nutrient-management-diversified-vegetable-growers

Share Print 4077 SW Research Way Corvallis, OR 97333 United States Sunset Meeting Room Feb 8, 2020 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Event Cost $5.00 Register Contact name Teagan Moran Contact email [email protected] Contact phone 541-713-5011 Presented by Benton Soil and Water Conservation District, OS...

https://foodhero.org/recipes/pumpkin-pudding
11/27/2019
Pumpkin Pudding

https://foodhero.org/recipes/pumpkin-pudding

We will test this soon and report back.  The question is whether the pudding mix needs casein (a milk protein found in dairy milk) to thicken the pudding as expected.  We looked at two brands of instant pudding mix.  One includes dry milk solids in the ingredients.  This would include the milk p...

How Now Backyard Cow (Goat and Sheep)! A 4-part workshop series on very small-scale backyard dairy management. If you cu...
11/26/2019

How Now Backyard Cow (Goat and Sheep)! A 4-part workshop series on very small-scale backyard dairy management. If you currently have a milk cow (or goat or sheep) or are thinking about raising them, this program will help you with the basics on animal production and management. This class will not cover rules and regulations for selling milk or milk products.

When: Tuesdays Jan 28, Feb 4, Feb 11, Feb 18, 2020 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Where: Linn County Extension Office, Tangent OR
Cost: $60 for series - a partner can be added for a discounted $35
For details and to register:
https://extension.oregonstate.edu/smallfarms/events/how-now-backyard-cow-goat-sheep-4-part-workshop-series-very-small-scale-backyard

Questions about cooking a turkey? Check this out!
11/26/2019
Moist & Tender Turkey or Slow-Roasted Salmonella?

Questions about cooking a turkey? Check this out!

Q: I'd like to roast my turkey at 240 degrees this Thanksgiving, based on something I heard on America's Test Kitchen. They neglected to mention how long it would take to cook (per pound) at that temperature. Is there a way I can calculate how long that might take? I can only find information on tim...

Turkey day is coming up, but it's not too early to plan some recipes for the leftovers!
11/25/2019
Turkey

Turkey day is coming up, but it's not too early to plan some recipes for the leftovers!

If you have new ideas, questions, comments, or other needs (such as high-resolution files or accessible alternative formats) please contact us at [email protected] or 541-737-1017. Find more resources in our community toolkit: http://foodhero.org/community-toolkit.

Jan 18, 2020 10:00 am - 12:00 pmGetting logging or other work done can be a mystery to the uninitiated.  Come learn more...
11/24/2019
How Commercial Forestry Works in the PNW

Jan 18, 2020 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Getting logging or other work done can be a mystery to the uninitiated. Come learn more about how commercial forestry works here in the PNW from Andy Bryant, consulting forester of Yamhill Environmental Services and Eric Recht, forester for Chilton Logging. They will focus on the nuts and bolts: purchase orders and log specs, logging efficiencies with an eye on the markets and how it all fits together. Will touch on rules and regulations as needed. Come listen to professionals that can make your upcoming harvest more profitable.

Sponsored by the Marion-Polk Chapter of the Oregon Small Woodlands Association (OSWA).

Share Print Independence Public Library 175 Monmouth St. Independence, OR 97351 United States Jan 18, 2020 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Event Cost free and open to the public Contact name Mark Havel Contact email [email protected] Contact phone 503-876-2197 Getting logging or other work done can be a myst...

Dec 11, 2019 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree and open to the public.A panel of local landowners who have tapped into some Federal ...
11/21/2019
Improving your Forest’s Health - Panel Discussion

Dec 11, 2019 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free and open to the public.
A panel of local landowners who have tapped into some Federal programs to accomplish some of their conservation goals will share their experiences. Polk County residents Michael Skindrud, Marilyn Essex, Ed Weisensee and Sarah Deumling will speak on their experiences with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the US Fish and Wildlife (USFW) Partners Program.

Hear about projects on pre-commercial thinning, reduction of ladder fuels, riparian planting, brush management and forest stand improvement. NRCS and USFW staff will be available to provide information on their assistance programs. This is a great opportunity to see if you might use these programs to improve your forest’s health!

Share Print Independence Public Library 175 Monmouth St. Independence , OR 97351 United States Dec 11, 2019 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Event Cost free and open to the public Contact name Mark Havel Contact email [email protected] Contact phone 503-876-2197 A panel of local landowners who have tapped into....

Main job duties include:-Nutrition Education-Health Promotion Efforts (Policy, System, Environmental Change)-Program Pla...
11/20/2019
Education Program Assistant 2

Main job duties include:
-Nutrition Education
-Health Promotion Efforts (Policy, System, Environmental Change)
-Program Planning, Preparing, and Evaluating
-Volunteer Coordination
Bilingual/bicultural Required.

*This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time, intermittent (approximately 38 hours per week as needed) Education Program Assistant 2 position for Extension Services at Oregon State University (OSU).* This position is a part-time (.95 FTE), Limited Duration (approximately 2 years) position fo...

https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/85417
11/18/2019
Education Program Assistant 2

https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/85417

*This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time, intermittent (approximately 38 hours per week as needed) Education Program Assistant 2 position for Extension Services at Oregon State University (OSU).* This position is a part-time (.95 FTE), Limited Duration (approximately 2 years) position fo...

Dec 11, 2019 9:30 am - 3:45 pmEvent Cost: $75.00Join us for a full day event focused on providing you with in-depth info...
11/18/2019
Vineyard Powdery Mildew Management & Fungicide Resistance Prevention Workshop

Dec 11, 2019 9:30 am - 3:45 pm
Event Cost: $75.00
Join us for a full day event focused on providing you with in-depth information about powdery mildew biology, management, and ways to avoid powdery mildew forming resistance to fungicides that are currently in your disease management toolbox. This event brings together researchers from the FRAME (Fungicide Resistance Assessment, Mitigation and Extension) Network to provide the most up-to-date information about this issue in vineyard production. Lunch, refreshments, and printed materials will be provided.

Registration is required in advance and must be completed by December 2, 2019 to secure your spot. Space is limited. No walk-in registrations allowed.

This workshop will provide an in-depth information about fungicide resistance to grape powdery mildew and will include hands-on activities to help growers improve their powdery mildew management program for vineyards.

Nov 20, 2019 10:00 am - 3:30 pmEvent Cost: $50.00
11/16/2019
Vineyard Red Blotch Disease Workshop

Nov 20, 2019 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Event Cost: $50.00

This workshop will provide research-based information on Red Blotch Disease in Oregon vineyards from a team of scientist at the Oregon Wine Research Institute at OSU.

Try this delicious recipe from foodhero.org!
11/15/2019
Butternut Squash and Chile Pan-Fry

Try this delicious recipe from foodhero.org!

I made this for a food tasting and pretty much everyone who tried it really liked it. Many were surprised how good it was. One lady even said it would be a great tamale filling which I thought was a great idea. It would also be good as an enchilada filling. It was a huge success.

Dec 9, 2019 5:30 pm$20.00 one/$30 two from same propertyLivestock guardian dogs offer protection against small and large...
11/14/2019
Using Livestock Guardian Dogs

Dec 9, 2019 5:30 pm
$20.00 one/$30 two from same property
Livestock guardian dogs offer protection against small and large predators, including WOLVES!

As an introduction to livestock guardian dogs this course will include where to find good information, how to find a reputable breeder, and how to get started with livestock guardian dogs. You will learn general “rules” for training and keeping livestock guardian dogs, and effectively using them against large and small predators.

We will also look at recently completed research comparing various “new” breeds and their effectiveness against wolves.

Louise Liebenberg, a Livestock Guardian Dog expert, and “owner” of Predator Friendly Ranching, will present along with Julie Young, a Supervisory Research Wildlife Biologist with the Predator Research Field Station for the National Wildlife Research Center (USDA-WS) with an appointment as Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Wildland Resources at Utah State University.

Course covers how to find a reputable breeder and how to get started with Livestock Guard Dogs (LGDs).Learn general "rules" for training and using them effectively. Expert instructors from Utah State University and "Predator Friendly Ranching".

Nov 16, 2019 10:00 am FREE and open to the public!Get a hands-on experience with a new prototype sawmill with a log capa...
11/13/2019
Tour: Experimental Sawmill

Nov 16, 2019 10:00 am FREE and open to the public!
Get a hands-on experience with a new prototype sawmill with a log capacity of 30 to 40 inches in diameter, and length up to 75 feet. We will discuss all sorts of sawmills, get a copy of the Sawmill and Woodlot Management magazine, discuss important factors in having a sawmill, and work up a couple of logs. If you have a log sitting around that you want turned into boards, throw it in the truck and c’mon out. Sponsored by the Marion-Polk Chapter of the Oregon Small Woodlands Association (OSWA).

Share Print Havel Property 6955 Gold Creek Rd. Willamina, OR 97396 United States Nov 16, 2019 10:00 am Event Cost free and open to the public Contact name Mark Havel Contact email [email protected] Contact phone 503-876-2197 Get a hands-on experience with a new prototype sawmill with a log capaci...

https://foodhero.org/recipes/baked-cauliflower-tots
11/12/2019
Baked Cauliflower Tots

https://foodhero.org/recipes/baked-cauliflower-tots

We really, really loved this recipe!!  It was super fast, my 4 year old combined all the ingredients on her own and formed the tots, the cauliflower took less than a minute to grate and they also cooked fast.  Plus they tasted great to all!  Even better right out of the oven.  Only change, next ...

Wed, Dec 11, 2019 9:30 am - 3:45 pm REGISTER NOWJoin us for a full day event focused on providing you with in-depth info...
11/11/2019
Vineyard Powdery Mildew Management & Fungicide Resistance Prevention Workshop

Wed, Dec 11, 2019 9:30 am - 3:45 pm REGISTER NOW
Join us for a full day event focused on providing you with in-depth information about powdery mildew biology, management, and ways to avoid powdery mildew forming resistance to fungicides that are currently in your disease management toolbox. This event brings together researchers from the FRAME (Fungicide Resistance Assessment, Mitigation and Extension) Network to provide the most up-to-date information about this issue in vineyard production. Lunch, refreshments, and printed materials will be provided.

Registration is required in advance and must be completed by December 2, 2019 to secure your spot. Space is limited. No walk-in registrations allowed.

This workshop will provide an in-depth information about fungicide resistance to grape powdery mildew and will include hands-on activities to help growers improve their powdery mildew management program for vineyards.

Forget the yard bin and make your own little nursery!
11/10/2019
Snip some stems and have new plants in spring

Forget the yard bin and make your own little nursery!

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Snipping some cuttings from the garden this time of year will produce your own private nursery of plants by spring. Whether you plant the results of your “snip and stick” project or give them away, propagating by cuttings can be a rewarding process. Although some sources of i...

A new game day dip to try!
11/09/2019
Lemony Garbanzo Bean Dip

A new game day dip to try!

I was out of sour cream, so I substituted cottage cheese instead with a little water to make it the consistency I wanted. So yummy!

😋😋😋😋 This recipe looks delicious! Add a twist to the pumpkin season!
11/07/2019
Pumpkin Ricotta Stuffed Shells

😋😋😋😋 This recipe looks delicious! Add a twist to the pumpkin season!

This is my fav Food Hero recipe so far! LOVE it as does everyone who tries it. Interestingly you can't really taste the pumpkin but the filling sure is tasty! And we double the recipe and end up with some extra shells and ricotta and tomato sauce and parm which works great for a separate small pan o...

Mon, Dec 9, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLandscaping Without WaterLearn gardening tips and tricks from the experts!Lebanon Sec...
11/06/2019
Lebanon Second Monday Lunchtime Gardening Series - Landscaping Without Water

Mon, Dec 9, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Landscaping Without Water
Learn gardening tips and tricks from the experts!
Lebanon Second Monday Lunchtime Gardening Series is presented by the Linn County Master Gardeners and is FREE to the public. Classes are held from noon to 1 p.m. on the second Monday of each month at the Lobby Coffee Shop, 661 S Main Street, in Lebanon.

Lebanon Second Monday Lunchtime Gardening Series - Landscaping Without Water Share Print The Lobby Coffee Shop 661 South Main Street Lebanon, OR 97355 United States Mon, Dec 9, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Event Cost FREE Contact name Elizabeth Records Contact email [email protected] Cont...

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Corvallis, OR
97333

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