April 2004

April 27th

While Greek and Turkish Cypriots seek to resolve one of Europe's longest disputes, two scientists from Oregon State University are working to unite a divided country at ground level – through soil.
During National Drinking Water Week, May 2-8, the Oregon State University Extension Service Well Water Program is offering a series of workshops aimed at rural homeowners on how to efficiently maintain drinking water wells and septic systems.

April 23rd

Rapid identification of a virulent new pathogen has made it possible to contain the disease sudden oak death and limit new cases in Oregon. OSU researchers support a massive, multi-agency eradication program by providing diagnostic and survey methods including molecular probes for the pathogen.
Live animals, farm machinery, a mechanical bull and a barbecue are just a few of the many highlights of this year's annual celebration at Oregon State University called Ag Days.

April 8th

The Extension 4-H Youth Development Program at Oregon State University has awarded more than $6,000 in scholarships to nine Oregon 4-H members.