New OSU Extension crops specialist getting out and about on area farms

Mid-valley farmers may notice a slight accent when they first meet Clare Sullivan, the new crops specialist for the Oregon State University Extension Service.

That’s because she is Canadian, having grown up in Guelph, Ontario, and Vancouver, B.C.

But Sullivan, 30, is excited to be living in the mid-valley and putting her experience in soil nutrients to work, although she admits she will have to get up to speed on the intricacies of growing and harvesting grass seed.

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