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OSU Extension Service and agricultural research news

July 25, 2012

Photo of cinnabar moth.
A moth that scientists released into the wild in Oregon mountains to control a poisonous invasive weed has unexpectedly evolved to survive the cooler climate, according to a new study.

July 16, 2012

Sherry Sheng and Spike Wadsworth.
Oregon SOSU's Master Gardener program has received a commitment for a $1.2 million estate gift to endow the director’s position – the largest gift in the program’s 36-year history.

July 10, 2012

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A survey of pediatric physicians and nurse practitioners in the Portland metro area shows that a majority are not regularly asking about household food practices, including nutritional quality or whether there is enough food in the home.

June 27, 2012

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More than 14,000 volunteers helped Extension deliver educational programs across Oregon during 2011

June 26, 2012

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This year the new inductees are from Polk County and Deschutes County

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