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New analysis reveals challenges for drought management in Oregon’s Willamette River Basin

Jul 15, 2019
In Oregon’s Willamette River Basin, managing water scarcity would be more effective if conservation measures were introduced in advance and upstream from the locations where droughts are likely to cause shortages, according to a new study.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Pull weeds as they pop or desired plants will suffer

Jul 12, 2019
Weeds will do a number on other plants as they compete for water and nutrients.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Program aims to lessen conflict between cannabis growers and conventional farmers

Jul 11, 2019
Oregon State University steps up to help mitigate clashes between conventional farmers and marijuana growers.  

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

OSU’s food preservation hotline opens July 15

Jul 10, 2019
Get your questions answered by OSU experts.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Rev up for another season of harvest by planting now

Jul 5, 2019
Planting some crops now means you'll have some to harvest come fall.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

The powerful beauty of peonies makes them a favorite in the garden

Jun 28, 2019
The old-fashioned nostalgia of peonies translates to modern gardens without a hitch.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Given more information about how wine is made, consumers less likely to pay for organic

Jun 25, 2019
Consumers are more willing to pay for wine that comes with an organic or organic grape label but providing information about certification standards and organic production practices reduces consumer willingness to pay for all wines, , according to an Oregon State University-led study.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Outdoor School, Oregon State Parks launch Get Out There Together program

Jun 20, 2019
Oregon State University Extension Service and Oregon State Parks are partnering to offer a new program called Get Out There Together.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Oregon State University launches largest, most comprehensive hemp research center in the nation

Jun 12, 2019
Oregon State University officials announced plans today (Thursday, June 13) to launch the nation’s largest research center devoted to the study of hemp, and announced that OSU will begin certifying hemp seed for planting in Oregon.

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Researchers determine ideal areas and timing for biological control of invasive stink bug

Jun 10, 2019
Biological control of the brown marmorated stink bug, an invasive pest that devastates gardens and crops, would be more effective in natural areas bordering crops or at times when certain insecticides aren’t being applied.

By Chris Branam | News Story

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