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OSU Extension Service and agricultural research news

January 20, 2012

SMILE garden workers
Sixty students in the SMILE club, have enhanced their understanding of design principles, teamwork and project management.

January 6, 2012

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Registration has opened for the 12th annual Oregon Small Farms Conference on Feb. 25 at Oregon State University.

December 22, 2011

Extension publications
More than 6,000 documents from Oregon State University that cover a century of agricultural research and homemaking advice are now available to the public online.
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A new study headed by OSU will sequence 1,000 fungal genomes, creating new understanding of their role in carbon cycling, food science, environmental clean up, human health and more.

December 8, 2011

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Since its launch in late March, Ask an Expert has answered more than 2,600 questions about everything from how to sanitize birdhouses to how to make compost with manure.

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