Demo Garden Master Gardeners-smMaster Gardeners

Linn County Master Gardeners’ Demonstration Garden on the Linn County Fairgrounds – free classes are given throughout the spring and summer months.  Master Gardeners are available to answer your gardening questions FREE of charge.  Call 541-967-3871 for answers.  Always timely topics to help you succeed in the garden are featured on the Gardening page.  More info »

 

4H Clover-sm4H

Children have been learning with hands-on experiences for years through 4H.  Linn County 4H offers classes in raising animals, camps, summer conferences, cooking, sewing, robotics and state fair activities.  Definitely experiences to strengthen core values and promote positive youth development.  More info »

 

 

Small Farms-smSmall Farms

Linn County offers programs for the beginning small farmer, networks for women farmers throughout several counties and newsletters filled with information on managing vegetables, insect pests, growing crops for sale and how to prepare your produce for market, to name just a few topics.  There is a wealth of information in this program.  More info »

 

Family and Nutrition-smFamily & Community Health and Master Food Preservers

Extension serves the public through education, community partnerships and action.  Tasty, healthy recipes abound with this program, parenting resources, how to buy enough healthy food for your family and look for the Master Food Preservers link if you want to become one or just take their preservation classes.  Free advice and testing of your pressure gauge.  More info »

 

Tall timbers-smForestry and Natural Resources

Have a question about the fir tree in your backyard?  Want to know if your soil is right for planting, what about the brown spots on the pine tree from last year?  Extension’s mission is to be the state’s leading provider of research-based information.  Programs, classes and tours are available in your area.  More info »

 

 

Crops and Soils-smCommercial Agriculture – Field Crops and Vegetable Crops

The picture shows just a smidgeon of the vast area that Linn County has in agriculture production, in this case red clover used for seed or herbal remedies.  OSU scientists are working on a wide variety of issues from plant diseases and crop pests to hybridization of seeds that will thrive in the Willamette Valley.  Extension also offers a seed certification program to assist farmers.  More info on Field Crops or Vegetable Crops »