December 2009

December 31st

Collages from the "Art About Agriculture" permanent collection of the Oregon State University College of Agricultural Sciences will be exhibited during Winter Term in the OSU Center for the Humanities, 811 S.W. Jefferson St.

December 17th

Sonny Ramaswamy, dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University, toured Iraq last week with a delegation of leaders from seven land grant universities in the United States. The purpose of the trip was to explore opportunities for collaboration in agricultural research and education, as well as to recruit high quality, fully funded students to U.S. land grant universities.

December 14th

A new study by Oregon State University Extension economist William Jaeger compares Oregon’s taxes with national averages. It finds that taxes are lower in Oregon than in most states, and so are some public services.

December 8th

From vodka in the water to I.V. tubes in the trunk, there are lots of urban myths about how to take care of your cut Christmas tree. Specialists from Oregon State University Extension Service and Washington State University bust those myths with answers to some common questions.