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an educational opportunity provided by colleges and universities to people who are not enrolled as regular students

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Now, what's left of the Extension Service in Lane County are grant-funded programs for nutrition, food preservation, home gardening and farming.
Canning season is almost here and so is the OSU Extension Service Food Safety/Preservation Hotline.
But the Extension Service lives on, albeit in a much leaner form.
In the past, the Lane County office of the Extension Service staffed a food safety hot line twice a year - once during canning season and again during Thanksgiving week - with local master food preservers who answered questions both from Eugene-Springfield callers and statewide callers.
While the gardening and the nutrition programs are the only parts of the extension service currently available, volunteers who previously worked in the food preservation and forestry programs are meeting to try and come up with scaled-down offerings for the community in the future, said Steve Dodrill, program coordinator.
The mood is obviously kind of glum," said Steve Dodrill, staff chairman of the OSU extension service in Lane County.
We thank Joel and the South Carolina Forestry Commission and Robert and the North Carolina extension service for using Forest2Market in their programs to support the timberland owners.
As Oregon became more urban and OAC became Oregon State University, the Extension Service shifted its focus - but its rural roots remain.
The Extension Service is a practical resource for me, but it's also an important Oregon cultural resource.
The Rural Information Center is a unique cooperative venture as a joint project of the Extension Service and the National Agricultural Library It is one of twelve such centers which perform traditional library activities with a particular topical focus within the NAL but also is responsible for proactive approaches in developing strategies for outreach, dissemination, and the use of new technology (Frank, 1989).
Rehabilitation counsellors work along side their Extension Service colleagues to keep disabled farmers and their families on the farm.
Researchers at the University of California in Riverside andthe state's Cooperative Extension Service have developed the first successful model to predict as much as two months in advance when citrus trees will blossom.
Master Food Preserver - The OSU Extension Service in Lane County is accepting applications for the 2015 Master Food Preserver Volunteer training program.
At one time, this building housed the Worcester County Extension Service, though by the time this photo was taken in 1955, that organization had moved on and changed with the times.
Worldwide Computer Products News-29 October 2008-NewNet launches NewNet Extension Service (NES)(C)1995-2008 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.