Building boats, building students

The Oregon State University Extension Service's Makers 4-H club started two years ago in Southeast Portland, where few after-school programs existed. Club members explored nautical terminology, buoyancy, lofting, angular design and marine architecture each week as they built a boat.

Baked cauliflower tots

Our recipe for baked cauliflower tots is healthy, delicious -- and easy with just five simple ingredients.

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Join us for a tour of the Oregon-Canadian Forest Products facility in North Plains  Friday, Sept. 30 at 9:30 a.m
Check out Tree Topics, a blog written by Amy Grotta, an OSU Extension forester for Washington, Yamhill and Columbia counties, including her most recent article about drought-damaged trees.  
Save money. Boost nutrition. Pick, dry and store seeds for planting next year. 

September means sunflowers for a few OSU Extension Master Gardeners. 

Tips for a lush lawn!
OSU Extension Service turf specialist  Alec Kowalewski explains why fall is the time to think about lawn care.