January 2004

January 27th

A year after helping to produce a comprehensive report on water allocations in the Klamath Basin, an economist from OSU has published two new briefs on the economic value of irrigation water and the potential benefits of water markets in the Upper Klamath Basin.

January 22nd

The 2004 omnibus appropriations bill the U.S. Senate passed today (Thursday, Jan. 22) contains support for several ongoing Oregon State University Agricultural Experiment Station research efforts, plus funding that will jumpstart a major effort by the OSU Seafood Research Laboratory in Astoria to research and develop new products with the Oregon seafood industry.

January 16th

The annual "Insights into Gardening," workshop will be on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2004 at Oregon State University. Sponsored by the Benton County office of the OSU Extension Service and the Benton County Master Gardeners, the workshop will feature an array of gardening classes, demonstrations, displays and an on-site OSU bookstore. It will be held in OSU's La Sells-Stewart Center. Registration is $15. For more info, call the Benton County Extension office in Corvallis (541-757-6750)

January 12th

Economists from Oregon State University have prepared a document to help Oregon taxpayers understand how the state’s taxes and spending stack up.

January 9th

Three Oregon State University faculty members from the Animal Sciences Department have received national acclaim for developing and teaching a course that challenges students to discuss and debate ethical issues about the treatment of animals in production agriculture and scientific research.