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Q: A few years ago, my mom sent me a web link to information on how to get a tick tested/identified. I think it was from OSU. Might you be able to help me find the link with the specific information for where to send the tick?
CORVALLIS, Ore. – An Oregon State University-led collaboration of ecologists and art historians has demonstrated that landscape paintings from more than 150 years ago can advance environmental science.
Oregon provides ideal growing conditions for truffles. There are hundreds of native truffle species in Oregon, but only four are considered gourmet edible truffles. Learn more about these aromatic, highly sought-after fungi used as culinary delicacies in many dishes.
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