August 2005

August 21st

The exclusive licensing process will help this superior-quality wheat to be segregated from other varieties, identified in the marketplace and potentially sold at a premium price.

August 11th

Marc Braverman is selected to lead the Oregon State University Extension Service Family and Community Development (FCD) Program.

August 9th

President Bush has signed a federal transportation bill that provides funding for a national Sun Grant Initiative intended to reduce reliance on imported fossil fuels, add diversity to American agriculture and revitalize rural economies. Oregon State University is the western center for the Sun Grant Initiative, housed in its College of Agricultural Sciences, and related research is already underway.

August 1st

Shelby Filley, animal scientist with the Oregon State University Extension Service is a recipient of the National Association of County Agricultural Agents Achievement Award. She was honored at the Association’s 90th annual meeting and professional improvement conference in Buffalo, New York, on July 19.