October 2007

October 19th

Farmers, ranchers, educators, research scientists and award-winning author William Kittredge are among the 38 men and women to be honored Wednesday (Oct. 17) as 2007 Diamond Pioneers by the Oregon State University College of Agricultural Sciences. They will be added to the college’s Diamond Pioneer Agricultural Achievement Registry during a luncheon hosted by Dean of Agriculture Thayne Dutson in the CH2M Hill Alumni Center on the OSU campus. Links to local hometowner stories provided.

October 12th

The Agricultural Research Foundation of Oregon, a private, non-profit corporation and an affiliate of Oregon State University, has awarded 33 research grants—totaling $372,235—to OSU scientists.
Shawn Morford, an Extension educator specializing in forestry and natural resources education and educational program evaluation, is the new Oregon State University Extension staff chair at the Warm Springs Indian Reservation.

October 1st

Abstract: The OSU Green Roof Technology Project will host a tour of the Oak Creek test plots and a discussion about the role of green roofs in the urban environment on Oct. 3 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 844 SW 35th St., Corvallis, Ore. 97333. The study area includes 25 test that have been covered with an engineered growing medium and planted with a variety of six different native plants.