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Trial gardens show vegetables can be grown without irrigation

Jun 7, 2019
Save yourself some money and help the environment by trying dry gardening

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Help deter wildfires around homes with appropriate landscaping

May 31, 2019
How you design your garden can have a difference if threatened by wildfire.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

OSU names Anita Azarenko interim vice provost for outreach and engagement

May 31, 2019
Anita Azarenko, who has served more than 30 years in a wide range of leadership roles at Oregon State University, has been named interim vice provost for the Division of University Outreach and Engagement and director of the OSU Extension Service, OSU Provost and Executive Vice President Ed Feser announced Friday.

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Sweeten up summer with strawberries

May 24, 2019
Growing strawberries isn't difficult if you follow some simple tips.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Extreme draining of Oregon reservoir aids young salmon and eliminates invasive fish

May 21, 2019
Low-cost, extreme draining of Fall Creek Reservoir aided downstream migration of juvenile chinook salmon – and led to the gradual disappearance of two species of predatory invasive fish in the artificial lake.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Barring wildlife helps get your space back

May 17, 2019
Sometimes, it's best to learn to live with the animals that also call our gardens home.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

OSU Science on Tap presents talk on Egyptian tombs, language and culture

May 14, 2019
Egyptologist Hassan Latif will present “Secrets to the afterlife – decoding Egyptian tombs, language and culture” at Oregon State Science on Tap on May 30.

By Chris Branam | News Story

5 easy ways to be sustainable in the garden

May 10, 2019
Being kinder to the environment isn't difficult if you choose a few easy practices that will not only help the planet but your wallet, too.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Marine scientist joins Oregon Sea Grant and OSU Extension as fisheries specialist

May 9, 2019
Angee Doerr, an interdisciplinary marine scientist, has joined Oregon Sea Grant and the Oregon State University Extension Service to work with the fishing industry on the central Oregon coast.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Popularity of native plants on the rise

May 3, 2019
Native plants take less care if sited correctly and are a boon to birds and pollinators.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

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