Gardening News from OSU Extension Service and the OSU Agricultural Experiment Station
Archive for April, 2011
Perhaps the most significant of all the single crops affecting honeybees in the United States is the California almond. California is the world’s largest producer of almonds, and it takes 1.3 million beehives — each populated by tens of thousands of bees — to pollinate them, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Migratory beekeepers, [...]
OSU IMPACT partners special needs children with an Oregon State student to swim and run
U.S. fears overdue ‘megathrust’ earthquake will trigger tsunami and decimate unprepared cities on north-west coast
How 4-H is helping elementary school students learn more about nutrition
By David Stauth, 541-737-0787 Contact: Beverly Law, 541-77-6111 or firstname.lastname@example.org This story is available online: http://bit.ly/idZ0sW CORVALLIS, Ore. – A research group has concluded that forests and other terrestrial ecosystems in the lower 48 states can sequester up to 40 percent of the nation’s fossil fuel carbon emissions, a larger amount than previously estimated – [...]
Tyler Delay lives in Astoria and participates in the 4-H Young Entrepreneurs Club.
In July 2009, Sonny Ramaswamy arrived as dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State. The next Monday, he was told to cut $10 million from his budget.
The co-chairmen of the Oregon House of Representatives, Arnie Roblan (D-Coos Bay) and Bruce Hanna (R-Roseburg), discussed their historic co-governance agreement and fielded questions on a wide range of issues facing the current legislative session at a town hall meeting Wednesday night at Oregon State University.“This is really an interesting time in the history of [...]