April 2010

April 29th

The effort to combat the spotted wing drosophila got a boost today with a $5.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

April 23rd

Six high school students from across the state have been awarded State Fair 4-H scholarships through the youth development.
Protecting water is at the center of Oregon State University Extension Service's Environmental Stewardship Award from the Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA).

April 19th

How listing sage grouse as a candidate for federal protection impacts ranchers and Bureau of Land Management managers is a topic of Beef Cattle Field Day May 27 in Burns. Ed Shepard of the BLM will speak at 9:30 a.m. Beef Cattle Field Day – the first of a biennial event – is an opportunity for ranchers and researchers to come together to discuss current research.

April 16th

Sixteen high school students from across the state have been awarded State 4-H Scholarship Awards through the OSU Extension Service 4-H Youth Development Program.
The public is invited to enjoy free food and live music at the eighth annual Earth Day Hoo Haa on a student-run organic farm on the outskirts of Corvallis on April 22. The festivities, sponsored by Oregon State University's Organic Growers Club, will take place from 3-7 p.m. Attendees will be able to tour the two-acre farm, plant vegetables, play disc golf, watch a bubble artist, learn about soil and get their faces painted.