Growing Farms Workshop

Serious about farming?

Come learn how to navigate the biological, financial, and human aspects of small-scale farming. This hybrid course is designed for beginning specialty crop & livestock farmers in their first 5 years of business. Students will develop a …

Wildlife Viewing Dock Completed at Miller Woods

By Rick Thomas

The otter, the beaver, the geese, the blackbirds, and all of the other critters that make the pond at Miller Woods home invite you to see their newly completed wildlife viewing dock. The dock is the result …

Schmeiser VD-48PW Seed Drill For Rent

Drill Specifications

  • Width
    • Total Frame: 48”
    • Seed Swath: 36”-42”
  • Dry Weight: 1754lbs
  • 6 seed cups, opener spacing 7 ¾”
  • 8 bushel seed box capacity

Rental Information

  • $300/Day or weekly rate available upon request
  • We will drop off/pick up as well

FREE Agriculture & Commercial Pesticide Collection Event

Saturday, October 30, 2021

Polk Co. Fairgrounds
520 S. Pacific Hwy W., Rickreall, OR

Do you need to dispose of old pesticides?

  • Cost is FREE!
  • This collection event is for landowners, farmers, and other commercial and institutional pesticide users in

Join us for a race through Miller Woods!

2021 Miller Woods 10k Trail Race

Saturday, October 9, 2021 in McMinnville, OR at Miller Woods Conservation Area
Registration Fee: $45 with T-shirt
Free parking; carpooling is encouraged!

Fender’s Blue Butterfly Reaches Recovery Milestone

Once Thought Extinct, an Oregon Butterfly Reaches Recovery Milestone

Service Proposes Downlisting Fender’s Blue Butterfly from Endangered to Threatened

Today, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced a proposal to reclassify Fender’s blue butterfly from endangered to threatened under the …

Biocontrol for the Farm

Join Polk SWCD and OSU Extension for a three part series on Biocontrol for the Farm

What: Three themed talks on how you can manage insects, weeds, and other pests while increasing beneficial habitat on your property. Developed for farms …

Aquatic Lunch & Learn hosted by Marion SWCD

Aquatic Lunch and Learn 

Hosted by Marion SWCD

Join Marion SWCD on First Wednesday of the month during May, June, & July, starting at Noon via Zoom for an Aquatic Lunch and Learn webinar. Marion SWCD is targeting streamside landowners …

District Conservation Planner, Marie Vicksta, featured on PolliNation Podcast!

The Oregon State University Extension Service recently released episode 175 of their PolliNation Podcast. This episode features the district’s own Conservation Technician, Marie Vicksta. Join Marie and Michael O’Loughlin, local farmer and Master Gardener, as they discuss pollinator habitat on …

Virtual Soil Health Symposium

North Coast Soil Hub recently hosted a 2-Day Virtual Soil Health Symposium.

The content is now available online to view at your leisure!

CLICK HERE to visit their website and learn more. 


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