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2022 Land Steward Training Program (FULL)

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Sep 13, 2022

[Tue, Sep 13, 2022 12:00 pm - Tue, Nov 29, 2022 5:00 pm]

Registration Deadline: August 15, 2022

Tuition:

  • $250 individual / $400 for couples (With 30 hrs. volunteer service)*
  • $550 individual / $1000 for couples (Without volunteer service)*

*Early Bird Discount of $50 if registered by August 1, 2022

Have you been thinking about how you want take care of your property? Interested in formulating a written management plan for your property? Join OSUs Land Stewards Field Training. This multi-disciplinary course provides training on topics including wildfire risk reduction, woodland and forest management, wildlife habitat, stream ecology, pasture management, soils and organic waste, small acreage systems and infrastructure, rural economics, stewardship planning, and resources and regulations. Participants learn in the field, see stewardship projects in action, connect with natural resource professionals ...

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Best Field First: A Forage Planning Series

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Sep 14, 2022

[Wed, Sep 14, 2022 6:00 pm - Wed, Oct 26, 2022 7:30 pm]

This educational program assists forage producers in making decisions on managing pastures and hay ground. Topics include using maps to determine physical soil properties, estimate current and potential production, and form management units. This information is then used to take soil samples for fertility testing and to make agronomic, and economic input decisions. Part of this process includes the option of selecting to focus work on your best field first. This can help producers prioritize funding for inputs and time spent on multiple fields. At the completion of the program custom reports will be provided which will be useful in future classes and consultations on forage production.

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Living on the Land

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Sep 20, 2022

[Tue, Sep 20, 2022 6:00 pm - Tue, Oct 18, 2022 8:00 pm]

A workshop series for landowners new to managing small-acreage farms and properties. Brought to you by OSU Extension Services, Upper Willamette Soil and Water Conservation District, and Coast Fork Willamette Watershed Council.

Long Tom Grange 25835 Ferguson Rd, Junction City, OR In Person Only. Masks Welcome!

Cost for the whole series: $20 for one person, $30 for two persons from the same property.
- Scholarships available, email Teagan.moran@oregonstate.edu or call 541-713-5011 -

Registration required: Register online
Space is limited

  • September 20: Plan For Your Land
    Well talk about how to plan and set goals for your property.
  • September 27: Managing Natural Resources & Soil Productivity
    Basics of natural resource management, soil health & soil productivity.
  • October 4 ...
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Living on The Land Series

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Sep 22, 2022

[Thu, Sep 22, 2022 6:00 pm - Thu, Oct 20, 2022 8:30 pm]

This is a 5 part series for small acreage landowners and those new to managing land to answer those questions and more relating to soil, water, weeds, livestock, and woodlands.

For more information, including scholarships contact Hayley White at 971-612-0027 or Hayley.white@oregonstate.edu

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Forest Health Field Days

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Oct 1, 2022

[Sat, Oct 1, 2022 9:00 am - Sat, Oct 29, 2022 12:00 pm]

The theme for this falls JJSWA Saturday field tours is forest health. Many forests in southern Oregon are under extreme stress and we are seeing an increasing number of dead and dying trees. In some cases its only a few trees here and there, but all too often a large patch or even a whole hillside is affected. These two field tours are designed to help you identify causes and then determine what to do if you are experiencing dieback problem on your own forest or woodland. The emphasis is on health problems of Douglas-fir and pines (ponderosa and sugar), but we will touch on other native species such as madrone and incense cedar as well. These are walking tours ...

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