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Archive for April, 2011

OSU E-News for Northwest Gardeners, May 2011

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Gardening News from OSU Extension Service and the OSU Agricultural Experiment Station

How California Almonds may be Hurting Bees

Friday, April 29th, 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, [...]

Special-needs children see benefits from “Beavers Got Talent”

Friday, April 29th, 2011

OSU IMPACT partners special needs children with an Oregon State student to swim and run

Fears of a “megathrust” earthquake

Friday, April 29th, 2011

U.S. fears overdue ‘megathrust’ earthquake will trigger tsunami and decimate unprepared cities on north-west coast

First Impressions Create Impact for Kids

Friday, April 29th, 2011

How 4-H is helping elementary school students learn more about nutrition

Carbon sequestration estimate in U.S. increased – barring a drought

Friday, April 29th, 2011

 By David Stauth, 541-737-0787 Contact: Beverly Law, 541-77-6111 or bev.law@oregonstate.edu 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 – [...]

Managing online retail stock-outs critical to business success

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Tips from the College of Health and Human Sciences on how to manage stock outs

Teens Small Business “All Bottled Up”

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Tyler Delay lives in Astoria and participates in the 4-H Young Entrepreneurs Club.

E-News for Northwest Gardeners, April 2011 (volume 10, no. 4)

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Gardening News from OSU Extension Service and the OSU Agricultural Experiment Station

Oregon Digital Library Project

Friday, April 29th, 2011

OSU library project brings Oregon’s digital assets to Oregonians’ fingertips

Eat fresh out of the garden all year round

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Tips on how to make your summer harvest last all year

Stumped over which succulent to grow? Go native.

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Tips from OSU Extension

Got moss in your lawn? Try these tips.

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Summer’s just around the corner – is your lawn as healthy as it could be?

Hanging up the Extension cuts off rural Oregon

Monday, April 25th, 2011

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.

Co-speakers of Oregon House lead town hall session

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

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 [...]

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