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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 10, 2011

Velez and Griffin
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.

October 10, 2011

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While it might make it difficult for gardeners to ripen backyard fruit, the cool weather this season could be an advantage to Oregon wine grapes, according to researchers at Oregon State University.
Yan Wang
Hood River-based researcher looks for ways to keep fruit fresh and healthy.

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