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Archive for May, 2011

Oregon nurseries explore unmanned drone technology to monitor fields

Monday, May 9th, 2011

New MRRSS will help farmers identify and count plotted trees.

Oregon public universities are efficient, leaders tell legislators

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

Leaders defended the efficiency of Oregon’s public universities…

Tuition money should go toward education

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

Article from the Bend Bulletin supporting passage of SB 242.

Five high school teachers awarded Outstanding High School Educator Award

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

Five exceptional high school teachers receive the Outstanding High School Educator Award.

OSU Shares $9M Late Blight Management Grant

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

Oregon State University is part of a 17-institutiion consortium that will share a grant of $9 million to study late blight, one of the world’s most significant plant diseases, which hits potatoes and tomatoes. The 17 sharing institutions are in Mexico and Scotland, as well as the U.S. OSU will receive nearly$790,000 over the next […]

Surf’s Up, Natural Resource Use Down

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

By Salem Weekly Editors from Salem Weekly, Section News Posted on Tue May 03, 2011 at 11:55:37 PM PDT  Newport will soon be the first place in the United States to have a wave energy test program. The Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center, a collaboration of Oregon State University and the University of Washington, […]

Waiting for a Wave

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

By: Jonathan Hiskes Published: May 3 2011 – 7:14am Tags: Clean Energy, wave power Columbia Power Technologies’ SeaRay wave generator Ken Rhinefrank stands aboard the crane barge Sea Horse and smacks his hand against the six-ton yellow contraption resting on it like a gigantic dumbbell. “Stronger than steel,” he says. It’ll have to be. The dumbbell – the SeaRay developed […]

Clackamas County Extension Community Report Now Available

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

The Clackamas County Extension Community Report is now available.  The 16-page tabloid was published in cooperation with the Pamplin Media Group.  The tabloid appeared in the following community newspapers the last week of April, 2011: Sandy Post, Estacada News, Oregon City News, Clackamas Review, West Linn Tidings, Lake Oswego Review, Wilsonville Spokesman, Canby Herald and […]

Welcome to the Urban-Rural Divide

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

Cutting OSU extension centers would devastate rural Oregon

National Competition Digs In To Central Oregon Dirt

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

OSU Cascades hosts national soil competition

OSU Art About Agriculture Exhibition Opens May 6

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

17 artists will be showcased in the Oregon State University College of Agricultural Sciences’ 29th annual “Art About Agriculture” exhibition

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

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

The May 2011 issue of Oregon State University’s E-News for Northwest Gardeners is now online at http://extension.oregonstate.edu/gardening/enews.

Three requirements needed to grow clematis vines

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

Tips on how to grow Cleamtis from OSU Extension

4-H Youth Selected to Travel to Mongolia

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

Seven Oregon 4-H members will join a delegation of 30 youth to experience Mongolian lifestyle.

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