Events Calendar

Extension & Outreach Events

January 2019

Tuesday, January 1

Master Gardener Volunteer Training

Master Gardener™ Volunteers complete 70 hours of class training from January-March, then receive 40 hours of additional on-the-job training with certified...

Wednesday, January 2

Master Gardener Volunteer Training

Master Gardener™ Volunteers complete 70 hours of class training from January-March, then receive 40 hours of additional on-the-job training with certified...

Thursday, January 3

Master Gardener Volunteer Training

Master Gardener™ Volunteers complete 70 hours of class training from January-March, then receive 40 hours of additional on-the-job training with certified...

Friday, January 4

Master Gardener Volunteer Training

Master Gardener™ Volunteers complete 70 hours of class training from January-March, then receive 40 hours of additional on-the-job training with certified...

Saturday, January 5

Master Gardener Volunteer Training

Master Gardener™ Volunteers complete 70 hours of class training from January-March, then receive 40 hours of additional on-the-job training with certified...

Sunday, January 6

Master Gardener Volunteer Training

Master Gardener™ Volunteers complete 70 hours of class training from January-March, then receive 40 hours of additional on-the-job training with certified...

Monday, January 7

Master Gardener Volunteer Training

Master Gardener™ Volunteers complete 70 hours of class training from January-March, then receive 40 hours of additional on-the-job training with certified...

Youth Suicide Prevention Training

Instructor: Darlene Chapman, Prevention Specialist, Behavioral Health Case Manager for Cow Creek Bank of Umpqua Tribe of Indians.

Youth Suicide Prevention Training - CANCELLED

Instructor: Darlene Chapman, Prevention Specialist, Behavioral Health Case Manager for Cow Creek Bank of Umpqua Tribe of Indians.

Tuesday, January 8

Master Gardener Volunteer Training

Master Gardener™ Volunteers complete 70 hours of class training from January-March, then receive 40 hours of additional on-the-job training with certified...

Gearing Up for Gardening - Birds, Bugs Bats, and Butterflies

Dana Sanchez, Associate Professor, College of Agricultural Sciences - Birds, Bugs, Bats, and Butterflies

Wednesday, January 9

Horticultural Proficiency Program Training

Horticultural Proficiency Program participants attend classes with Master Gardener Volunteer Trainees. Option 1. Horticultural Proficiency students complete...

Master Gardener Volunteer Training

Master Gardener™ Volunteers complete 70 hours of class training from January-March, then receive 40 hours of additional on-the-job training with certified...

Botany

Botany with John Punches, OSU Forestry Wednesday, January 9th 1 PM - 4 PM Take individual classes from the Master Gardener Training. Each individual class...

Growing Trees for Optimal Wood Quality

The way you manage your timber can have big implications for the quality of the wood. Learn how trees grow and develop their wood, how wood quality is...

Thursday, January 10

Growing Trees for Optimal Wood Quality

The way you manage your timber can have big implications for the quality of the wood. Learn how trees grow and develop their wood, how wood quality is...

2019 Master Gardener Training

The Coos County OSU Master Gardener Training begins January 10, 2019 and will be held every Thursday through March 14th. Pick up an application at the Coos...

Horticultural Proficiency Program Training

Horticultural Proficiency Program participants attend classes with Master Gardener Volunteer Trainees. Option 1. Horticultural Proficiency students complete...

Pruning:  Fruit Trees in Florence

Pruning: Fruit Trees Join the Lane County Master Gardener Pruning Specialists as they teach participants techniques to prune Fruit Trees. Pruning...

Master Gardener Volunteer Training

Master Gardener™ Volunteers complete 70 hours of class training from January-March, then receive 40 hours of additional on-the-job training with certified...

Growing Trees for Optimal Wood Quality

The way you manage your timber can have big implications for the quality of the wood. Learn how trees grow and develop their wood, how wood quality is...

Who’s Your BFF? Beetle Friends Forever!

Discover the roles beetles play in pest management, sanitation, weed control, and pollination. We’ll discuss how to provide beetle habitat while increasing...

Friday, January 11

2019 Master Gardener Training

The Coos County OSU Master Gardener Training begins January 10, 2019 and will be held every Thursday through March 14th. Pick up an application at the Coos...

Horticultural Proficiency Program Training

Horticultural Proficiency Program participants attend classes with Master Gardener Volunteer Trainees. Option 1. Horticultural Proficiency students complete...

Master Gardener Volunteer Training

Master Gardener™ Volunteers complete 70 hours of class training from January-March, then receive 40 hours of additional on-the-job training with certified...

Winter Lecture: "Carbon - Better in the Woods or the Wood Product?"

Join the Benton Chapter of the Oregon Small Woodlands Association and OSU Benton County Extension for a discussion about the fate of carbon in wood. Our...

Saturday, January 12

Western Region Livestock Education Day

Come join 4-H and FFA members from all over the region to learn about how to select, feed and market your large livestock project. Industry professionals...

2019 Master Gardener Training

The Coos County OSU Master Gardener Training begins January 10, 2019 and will be held every Thursday through March 14th. Pick up an application at the Coos...

4th Annual Western Region Livestock Education Day

Come join 4-H and FFA members from all over the region to learn about how to select, feed and market your large livestock project. Registration will open...

Horticultural Proficiency Program Training

Horticultural Proficiency Program participants attend classes with Master Gardener Volunteer Trainees. Option 1. Horticultural Proficiency students complete...

Master Gardener Volunteer Training

Master Gardener™ Volunteers complete 70 hours of class training from January-March, then receive 40 hours of additional on-the-job training with certified...

Pruning: Fruit Trees

Join the Lane County Master Gardener Pruning Specialists as they teach participants techniques to prune Fruit Trees. Pruning Specialists are eager to share...

Sunday, January 13

2019 Master Gardener Training

The Coos County OSU Master Gardener Training begins January 10, 2019 and will be held every Thursday through March 14th. Pick up an application at the Coos...

Horticultural Proficiency Program Training

Horticultural Proficiency Program participants attend classes with Master Gardener Volunteer Trainees. Option 1. Horticultural Proficiency students complete...

Master Gardener Volunteer Training

Master Gardener™ Volunteers complete 70 hours of class training from January-March, then receive 40 hours of additional on-the-job training with certified...

Monday, January 14

2019 Master Gardener Training

The Coos County OSU Master Gardener Training begins January 10, 2019 and will be held every Thursday through March 14th. Pick up an application at the Coos...

Horticultural Proficiency Program Training

Horticultural Proficiency Program participants attend classes with Master Gardener Volunteer Trainees. Option 1. Horticultural Proficiency students complete...

Master Gardener Volunteer Training

Master Gardener™ Volunteers complete 70 hours of class training from January-March, then receive 40 hours of additional on-the-job training with certified...

Tuesday, January 15

Horticultural Proficiency Program Training

Horticultural Proficiency Program participants attend classes with Master Gardener Volunteer Trainees. Option 1. Horticultural Proficiency students complete...

Tour of the Horning Tree Seed Orchard

Join the Benton & Polk Chapter of OSWA or this seed orchard tour. See the methods of seed production for several important tree species; how the trees are...

Master Gardener Volunteer Training

Master Gardener™ Volunteers complete 70 hours of class training from January-March, then receive 40 hours of additional on-the-job training with certified...

Gearing Up for Gardening - Beneficial Bugs

Gail Gridler, Horticulture Instructor at Chemeketa Community College - Beneficial Bugs

Wednesday, January 16

Horticultural Proficiency Program Training

Horticultural Proficiency Program participants attend classes with Master Gardener Volunteer Trainees. Option 1. Horticultural Proficiency students complete...

Master Gardener Volunteer Training

Master Gardener™ Volunteers complete 70 hours of class training from January-March, then receive 40 hours of additional on-the-job training with certified...

Thursday, January 17

Horticultural Proficiency Program Training

Horticultural Proficiency Program participants attend classes with Master Gardener Volunteer Trainees. Option 1. Horticultural Proficiency students complete...

Master Gardener Volunteer Training

Master Gardener™ Volunteers complete 70 hours of class training from January-March, then receive 40 hours of additional on-the-job training with certified...

Friday, January 18

Horticultural Proficiency Program Training

Horticultural Proficiency Program participants attend classes with Master Gardener Volunteer Trainees. Option 1. Horticultural Proficiency students complete...

Master Gardener Volunteer Training

Master Gardener™ Volunteers complete 70 hours of class training from January-March, then receive 40 hours of additional on-the-job training with certified...

SOLAR - Southern Oregon Leadership Activities & Retreat

This camp is open to all 4-H members in grades 7-12. This weekend retreat will be a hands-on learning opportunity for youth helping them build life...

Saturday, January 19

Critter Campus

A time to have fun & learn more about ‘critters’, Showmanship & more - rabbits, cavies, pets, chickens, turkeys & more. What to Bring: A healthy rabbit or...

Horticultural Proficiency Program Training

Horticultural Proficiency Program participants attend classes with Master Gardener Volunteer Trainees. Option 1. Horticultural Proficiency students complete...

Master Gardener Volunteer Training

Master Gardener™ Volunteers complete 70 hours of class training from January-March, then receive 40 hours of additional on-the-job training with certified...

SOLAR - Southern Oregon Leadership Activities & Retreat

This camp is open to all 4-H members in grades 7-12. This weekend retreat will be a hands-on learning opportunity for youth helping them build life...

Linn County Small Woodlands Association 2019 Annual Meeting

The annual meeting starts with a potluck dinner, followed by presentations from 4-H Forestry and scholarship recipients, organizational updates, and election...

Sunday, January 20

Horticultural Proficiency Program Training

Horticultural Proficiency Program participants attend classes with Master Gardener Volunteer Trainees. Option 1. Horticultural Proficiency students complete...

Master Gardener Volunteer Training

Master Gardener™ Volunteers complete 70 hours of class training from January-March, then receive 40 hours of additional on-the-job training with certified...

Make 2 Show 4-H Leather Craft Clinic Series 2 of 5

Come learn all about a 4-H Leather Craft project and work with a professional leather craft artisan creating a project at each session. Open to all youth...

SOLAR - Southern Oregon Leadership Activities & Retreat

This camp is open to all 4-H members in grades 7-12. This weekend retreat will be a hands-on learning opportunity for youth helping them build life...

Monday, January 21

Seed to Supper Summer Series: Fall & Winter Gardening

Benton County Seed to Supper Summer Workshops Join in our informative and hands‐on garden series in Corvallis. FREE! No registration necessary. Garden...

Horticultural Proficiency Program Training

Horticultural Proficiency Program participants attend classes with Master Gardener Volunteer Trainees. Option 1. Horticultural Proficiency students complete...

Master Gardener Volunteer Training

Master Gardener™ Volunteers complete 70 hours of class training from January-March, then receive 40 hours of additional on-the-job training with certified...

Tuesday, January 22

Seed to Supper Summer Series: Fall & Winter Gardening

Benton County Seed to Supper Summer Workshops Join in our informative and hands‐on garden series in Corvallis. FREE! No registration necessary. Garden...

Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training

Who Should AttendFruit and vegetable growers and others interested in learning about produce safety, the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety...

Horticultural Proficiency Program Training

Horticultural Proficiency Program participants attend classes with Master Gardener Volunteer Trainees. Option 1. Horticultural Proficiency students complete...

Master Gardener Volunteer Training

Master Gardener™ Volunteers complete 70 hours of class training from January-March, then receive 40 hours of additional on-the-job training with certified...

Science & Sketch: The Botany of Flowers

Join OSU Extension for a short lesson on a horticulture-related topic followed by free time to sketch. Items related to the topic will be brought into the...

Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management

Jan 22 - Mar 5 - Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management, Hybrid CourseGrowing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management provides farmers with the...

Wednesday, January 23

Seed to Supper Summer Series: Fall & Winter Gardening

Benton County Seed to Supper Summer Workshops Join in our informative and hands‐on garden series in Corvallis. FREE! No registration necessary. Garden...

Horticultural Proficiency Program Training

Horticultural Proficiency Program participants attend classes with Master Gardener Volunteer Trainees. Option 1. Horticultural Proficiency students complete...

Master Gardener Volunteer Training

Master Gardener™ Volunteers complete 70 hours of class training from January-March, then receive 40 hours of additional on-the-job training with certified...

Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management

Jan 22 - Mar 5 - Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management, Hybrid CourseGrowing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management provides farmers with the...

Thursday, January 24

Seed to Supper Summer Series: Fall & Winter Gardening

Benton County Seed to Supper Summer Workshops Join in our informative and hands‐on garden series in Corvallis. FREE! No registration necessary. Garden...

Horticultural Proficiency Program Training

Horticultural Proficiency Program participants attend classes with Master Gardener Volunteer Trainees. Option 1. Horticultural Proficiency students complete...

Master Gardener Volunteer Training

Master Gardener™ Volunteers complete 70 hours of class training from January-March, then receive 40 hours of additional on-the-job training with certified...

Pruning Roses at Willamalane

Join the Lane County Master Gardener Pruning Specialists as they teach participants techniques to prune Roses. Pruning Specialists are eager to share their...

21st Century Fire Management: Building a Better Relationship with Fire

Rich Fairbanks has held various positions in the USDA Forest Service, including Interagency Hotshot Crew Foreman, Brush Disposal Crew Foreman, Division...

Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management

Jan 22 - Mar 5 - Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management, Hybrid CourseGrowing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management provides farmers with the...

Introduction to 4-H Photography

Join us for a basic introduction to 4-H Photography covering camera function, composition, and lighting. Open to the general public and 4-H families. This...

Friday, January 25

Seed to Supper Summer Series: Fall & Winter Gardening

Benton County Seed to Supper Summer Workshops Join in our informative and hands‐on garden series in Corvallis. FREE! No registration necessary. Garden...

Horticultural Proficiency Program Training

Horticultural Proficiency Program participants attend classes with Master Gardener Volunteer Trainees. Option 1. Horticultural Proficiency students complete...

Master Gardener Volunteer Training

Master Gardener™ Volunteers complete 70 hours of class training from January-March, then receive 40 hours of additional on-the-job training with certified...

Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management

Jan 22 - Mar 5 - Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management, Hybrid CourseGrowing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management provides farmers with the...

Saturday, January 26

Seed to Supper Summer Series: Fall & Winter Gardening

Benton County Seed to Supper Summer Workshops Join in our informative and hands‐on garden series in Corvallis. FREE! No registration necessary. Garden...

Bee School: Native Bee Taxonomy Course

Bee scientists at OSU and the OR Department of Agriculture estimate there are 500-800 species of bees in Oregon, but there has never been a concerted survey...

Horticultural Proficiency Program Training

Horticultural Proficiency Program participants attend classes with Master Gardener Volunteer Trainees. Option 1. Horticultural Proficiency students complete...

Selling Logs From Your Property

Selling logs is one of the most important decisions you face as a landowner. Landowners log their property for a number of reasons. For some it’s the...

4-H Favorite Foods Contest

What's your favorite food? Mac & Cheese, Chocolate Chip Cookies, Pizza, Tacos? All Benton county youth ages 5-19 are eligible to participate. Prepare your...

Making Your Own Pasta and Sauces

If you have ever wanted to learn how to make your own pasta you will want to join the Master Food Preservers for this hands-on class. Learn to make...

Master Gardener Volunteer Training

Master Gardener™ Volunteers complete 70 hours of class training from January-March, then receive 40 hours of additional on-the-job training with certified...

Benton Chapter Small Woodlands Association 2019 Annual Meeting

The annual meeting starts with lunch at noon, followed by guest speaker Peter Hayes, organizational updates, and election of officers. Guest Speaker Peter...

Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management

Jan 22 - Mar 5 - Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management, Hybrid CourseGrowing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management provides farmers with the...

Sunday, January 27

Seed to Supper Summer Series: Fall & Winter Gardening

Benton County Seed to Supper Summer Workshops Join in our informative and hands‐on garden series in Corvallis. FREE! No registration necessary. Garden...

Horticultural Proficiency Program Training

Horticultural Proficiency Program participants attend classes with Master Gardener Volunteer Trainees. Option 1. Horticultural Proficiency students complete...

Master Gardener Volunteer Training

Master Gardener™ Volunteers complete 70 hours of class training from January-March, then receive 40 hours of additional on-the-job training with certified...

Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management

Jan 22 - Mar 5 - Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management, Hybrid CourseGrowing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management provides farmers with the...

Monday, January 28

Seed to Supper Summer Series: Fall & Winter Gardening

Benton County Seed to Supper Summer Workshops Join in our informative and hands‐on garden series in Corvallis. FREE! No registration necessary. Garden...

2019 Pesticide Re-certification Workshop

The registration fee includes a lunch water, coffee, tea and snacks for break time. A lunch is provided for Day 1. Anticipating up to 12 ODA and CA credits....

Horticultural Proficiency Program Training

Horticultural Proficiency Program participants attend classes with Master Gardener Volunteer Trainees. Option 1. Horticultural Proficiency students complete...

Master Gardener Volunteer Training

Master Gardener™ Volunteers complete 70 hours of class training from January-March, then receive 40 hours of additional on-the-job training with certified...

Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management

Jan 22 - Mar 5 - Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management, Hybrid CourseGrowing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management provides farmers with the...

Tuesday, January 29

Seed to Supper Summer Series: Fall & Winter Gardening

Benton County Seed to Supper Summer Workshops Join in our informative and hands‐on garden series in Corvallis. FREE! No registration necessary. Garden...

Exploring the Small Farm Dream

Exploring the Small Farm Dream 2019 Are you considering launching a small farm enterprise, but are not sure where to start? Whether you are dreaming of...

2019 Pesticide Re-certification Workshop

The registration fee includes a lunch water, coffee, tea and snacks for break time. A lunch is provided for Day 1. Anticipating up to 12 ODA and CA credits....

Horticultural Proficiency Program Training

Horticultural Proficiency Program participants attend classes with Master Gardener Volunteer Trainees. Option 1. Horticultural Proficiency students complete...

Master Gardener Volunteer Training

Master Gardener™ Volunteers complete 70 hours of class training from January-March, then receive 40 hours of additional on-the-job training with certified...

Gearing Up for Gardening - Bravo for Pollinators

Andony Melathopoulos, Assistant Professor, College of Agricultural Sciences - Bravo for Pollinators

Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management

Jan 22 - Mar 5 - Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management, Hybrid CourseGrowing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management provides farmers with the...

Wednesday, January 30

Seed to Supper Summer Series: Fall & Winter Gardening

Benton County Seed to Supper Summer Workshops Join in our informative and hands‐on garden series in Corvallis. FREE! No registration necessary. Garden...

Horticultural Proficiency Program Training

Horticultural Proficiency Program participants attend classes with Master Gardener Volunteer Trainees. Option 1. Horticultural Proficiency students complete...

Worker Protection Standard Training - English & Spanish

This programs will meet the annual training requirements for the Worker Protection Standard (WPS). A morning session for agricultural employers will be...

Master Gardener Volunteer Training

Master Gardener™ Volunteers complete 70 hours of class training from January-March, then receive 40 hours of additional on-the-job training with certified...

Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management

Jan 22 - Mar 5 - Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management, Hybrid CourseGrowing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management provides farmers with the...

Thursday, January 31

Seed to Supper Summer Series: Fall & Winter Gardening

Benton County Seed to Supper Summer Workshops Join in our informative and hands‐on garden series in Corvallis. FREE! No registration necessary. Garden...

Horticultural Proficiency Program Training

Horticultural Proficiency Program participants attend classes with Master Gardener Volunteer Trainees. Option 1. Horticultural Proficiency students complete...

Master Gardener Volunteer Training

Master Gardener™ Volunteers complete 70 hours of class training from January-March, then receive 40 hours of additional on-the-job training with certified...

Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management

Jan 22 - Mar 5 - Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management, Hybrid CourseGrowing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Management provides farmers with the...

January 2019