February 2003

February 19th

A species of bacterium common in soil and water called "Burkholderia cepacia" (B. cepacia) is being championed by agricultural scientists as a non-chemical means of fighting plant infections.

February 14th

Trained volunteers in the Oregon State University Extension Service 4-H Wildlife Stewards Program have become effective partners with Oregon public schools in teaching children about nature, science and the environment, according to an OSU Extension educator speaking at a national conference in Tucson, Arizona.

February 11th

For five months, a dedicated corps of small woodland owners have attended class at night and slogged through wet woods on Saturdays as they learned the fine points of resource management planning in a new program offered by Oregon State University Extension Service.