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OSU Extension Service and agricultural research news

December 6, 2011

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Christmas tree farms that meet standards for protecting land, water, wildlife and the people who work on the farm are now certified through a program for Socially and Environmentally Responsible Farms (SERF).

November 29, 2011

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A new study by economists at Oregon State University questions the cost-effectiveness of biofuels and says they would barely reduce fossil fuel use and would likely increase greenhouse gas emissions.

November 18, 2011

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Girls in grades 6-8 and their parents may register until Feb.10, 2012 to attend a free OSU workshop on careers in science and engineering.

November 11, 2011

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This year, during Congress, delegates will dedicate the second National 4-H Congress Habitat For Humanity house they helped build in Atlanta

November 10, 2011

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The Leadership Academy in the College of Agricultural Sciences aims to help students succeed in the workplace by sharpening their ability to lead, think critically, communicate and work as a team.

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