August 2003

August 14th

With the onset of hot and dry late summer conditions, wildfire season is in full swing throughout the vast range areas of the intermountain west. A multi-state team of scientists is working to reduce the fire danger by studying ways to reintroduce native plant species on these lands.

August 7th

The Food Innovation Center (FIC) opened four years ago on Naito Parkway near the Portland, Oregon Union Station as a public service program of Oregon State University and the Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA). The Center has laboratories, testing facilities and product development studios to find solutions for Oregon farmers, food processors, distributors and retailers.