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 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.