June 2005

June 27th

A vole population explosion has hit grass seed fields throughout the Willamette Valley, resulting in crop losses that may reach severe levels in some areas, according to an Oregon State University Extension Service field crops agent in Linn County.

June 15th

Since its first publication 50 years ago, "Trees to Know in Oregon" is still a favorite among hikers, landscapers and armchair foresters, with a text that combines identification and anecdote with maps, photos and line art.

June 14th

Two departments have selected new leadership in Oregon State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences—John Bolte is the new head of the Department of Bioengineering and Anita Azarenko heads the Department of Horticulture.

June 6th

Over 2,000 Latino youth are currently participating in Oregon 4-H club activities, which is the highest level of Latino involvement in Oregon 4-H to date.

June 1st

Dan Sheahan, who will receive a degree in psychology from the College of Liberal Arts, will walk with his son Tanner, who will receive a degree in crop science, and the two will sit among other newly-minted graduates of the College of Agricultural Sciences.