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Small-acreage farmers and property owners can benefit from 5-part OSU Extension series in Lowell

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Oregon State University

Eugene, Ore. – The Oregon State University Extension Service in Lane County welcomes the public to Living on the Land, a 5-part series for landowners new to managing small-acreage farms or properties. This program is held in collaboration with the Upper Willamette Soil & Water Conservation District and the Coast Fork Willamette Watershed Council’s Working Lands Program.

The workshop series will be held Mondays, October 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 389 N Pioneer Street in the Lowell Fire District Office in Lowell.

The series will feature a broad overview of rural land management concepts including property planning, soil resources, water rights, septic management, pastures and grazing, weed management and small woodlands.

The cost for the whole series is $20 or $30 for two farm partners. Scholarships are available. Registration by September 25 is required.

More information is available at Register online or call OSU Extension in Lane County at 541-344-5859.

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made by September 25, 2023, to Carrie Mack, 541-237-6808 or [email protected].


About OSU Extension: The Oregon State University Extension Service shares research-based knowledge with people and communities in Oregon’s 36 counties. OSU Extension addresses issues that matter to urban and rural Oregonians. OSU Extension’s partnerships and programs contribute to a healthy, prosperous and sustainable future for Oregon.

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