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OSU Extension Service and agricultural research news

September 6, 2011

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Inmates in nine of Oregon's 14 prisons expand the OSU Master Gardener role and grow vegetables inside concrete walls.

August 24, 2011

Fresh produce can be a potential vector for disease.
OSU Extension provides expert knowledge about safe food handling, preparation and preservation practices.

August 5, 2011

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OSU Extension master gardeners are trained volunteers who share sustainable gardening and OSU horticulture expertise with the public.

July 28, 2011

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Oregon State University has hired John Killefer, an alumnus who is a meat scientist at the University of Illinois, to head its forthcoming animal and rangeland sciences department.

June 30, 2011

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Oregon State University has named John Talbott as the new director of the Western Region Sun Grant program.

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