MEDFORD, Ore. — The growing season has started and local produce is once again arriving at stores and farmers markets’. In fact, there are lots of ways to get local food on your table. There are more than a dozen Community Supported Agriculture programs in Southern Oregon. They are more commonly called CSA’s and they … Continue reading »
Transplant when seedlings have first true leaves (not seed leaves). Water well and use fork to lift seedlings; leave any clinging soil on roots. Bury seedlings to bottom of first true leaves for more roots, stronger plants. For more information, call the OSU Master Gardeners Hotlines: Jackson County: 541-776-7371 Josephine County: 541-476-6613 Klamath County: 541-883-7131 … Continue reading »
MEDFORD, Ore. — Providence Medford Medical Center made the switch to “EPIC” electronic health records over the weekend, which means all three major hospitals in the Rogue Valley use the same system. Clinics within the Providence health system made the switch to “EPIC” last fall, and now the transition is complete in the Rogue Valley … Continue reading »
GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Asante has been using the all-computerized record-keeping system, called “EPIC”, for three weeks now. The hospital says the children being born into the system will have few paper records. For some, letting go of paper medical records and switching to all-electronic is slow going, but for others that’s all they’ll ever … Continue reading »
GRANTS PASS, Ore. — For five months now, a lot of attention has been focused on the murder trial of a former Yreka woman, Jody Arias, in Arizona. The defense in the trail argues that the killing of her boyfriend was in self defense. The case brings to mind a similar trial in Grants Pass … Continue reading »
For more information, contact the Jackson County Animal Shelter. They are located between Phoenix & Talent at 5595 South Pacific Highway. The shelter is open Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. & Saturdays from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. They can also be contacted at 541-774-6654.
MEDFORD, Ore. — The Rogue Valley is saying good-bye to a very special musical influence with a final concert series this weekend. After 40 years, Lynn Sjolund is retiring as director of Rogue Valley Chorale. An award winning choral conductor, Lynn Sjolund taught for years in the Medford School District. In fact, the auditorium at … Continue reading »
The OSU Master Gardeners explain both ways the hydroponic unit can work – both for germinating seeds for the garden, to get a jump start on both spring and fall plantings, and also for having a continuous supply of herbs, veggies, or flowers in the house all season long. One is able to cut salad … Continue reading »
CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — A high school is rallying around a 6-year-old girl with something only 1 percent of the population has. The Sparrow Clubs Program allows students to raise money for their Sparrow-child through community service, but Crater High School students are going above and beyond with a fundraiser. NewsWatch 12′s Danielle Craig shows … Continue reading »
NEAR JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — In this segment, OSU Master Gardener Janet Rodkey talks to Dan about making your own organic fertilizer, including the the difference between organic and non-organic fertilizers, what nutrients need to be in fertilizer to help plants grow and how to create good, all-purpose organic fertilizer.