OSU receives second Carnegie Community Engagement Classification
This honor recognizes our university-wide commitment to engaging with local, national and global communities to advance all aspects of our mission through research and scholarship, teaching and learning and outreach.
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OSU teaches Oregonians to raise honey bees as hives struggle
As honey bees struggle for survival, people are recognizing their role in pollinating key crops. They're increasingly interested in raising them in their backyards, but many don't know where to begin. To give them a hand, the OSU Extension Service created the Oregon Master Beekeeper Program.