July 2005

July 21st

OSU’s Klamath Experiment Station at Klamath Falls, Oregon, will report to the public on its research with current and potential forage, potato and cereal crops for the Klamath Basin at its annual field day Aug. 4.
The Oregon State University Extension Service 4-H Youth Development program recently honored several outstanding 4-H supporters and leaders as the 2005 class of the Oregon 4-H Hall of Fame.

July 18th

The Agricultural Research Foundation has awarded 31 grants totaling $294,797 to Oregon State University researchers for projects that will benefit Oregon’s agriculture industry.

July 14th

The Oregon 4-H program selected delegates to the 2005 National 4-H Congress and recognized the State 4-H Citizenship and Leadership Award winners at the recently held 4-H Summer Conference held on the OSU campus.
OSU Extension watershed management specialist Derek Godwin will continue working with the OSU Extension Watershed team in addition to his new responsibilities as county chair in Marion County.
Four Oregon 4-Hers have been selected as members of the Oregon 4-H program’s first forestry skills team to participate in the National 4-H Forestry Invitational competition in West Virginia July 24-28.

July 13th

Roger Rennekamp has been named the new Oregon State University Extension Service 4-H youth development program leader and head of the Department of 4-H Youth Development Education in the OSU College of Education.

July 4th

The tsunami warning illustration now used worldwide is one in a series of communication graphics designed by designer Tom Weeks, of the Oregon State University Extension Service, to help people move quickly to safety in the event of an earthquake or tsunami.