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No need for tears if you plant onions soon

Mar 15, 2019
March and April are prime times to plant onions.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Climate change negatively affects waterbirds in the American West

Mar 15, 2019
New research shows that recent climate change is having profound effects on wetlands across the American West – affecting birds that use these wetlands for breeding, migration and wintering.


 

By Chris Branam | News Story

Go miniature with a glass terrarium

Mar 8, 2019
Give your terrarium your own spin with accessories from sea shells and drift wood to miniature garden and animal pieces.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

OSU Extension training results in reduced pesticide use in schools

Mar 7, 2019
Survey results show that the vast majority of Oregon’s school districts have implemented key integrated pest management practices, including reduced pesticide use, through training provided by Oregon State University.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Arborvitae stands tall as a low-maintenance hedge

Mar 1, 2019
Sometimes you need what an arborvitae hedge can offer: A tall, thin tree to screen whatever it is you don't want to see.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Packaging insecticides in tiny capsules may make them more toxic

Feb 26, 2019
Encasing insecticides in microscopic plastic capsules – a common formulation for many pest sprays on the market – could lead to unintended consequences.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Nitrogen-fixing trees “eat” rocks, play pivotal role in forest health

Feb 25, 2019
By tapping nutrients from bedrock, red alder trees play a key role in healthy forest ecosystems.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Give seeds a test for A+ performance

Feb 22, 2019
Checking the viability of seeds will save you time and frustration when it's time to plant your garden.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

OSU Science on Tap presents Marijuana as Medicine

Feb 15, 2019
At OSU Science on Tap, Oregon State University researcher Jane Ishmael will present “Marijuana as Medicine,” an exploration of current trends in marijuana use and recent progress in understanding how cannabinoids act on the body.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Identify the problem before treating a struggling plant

Feb 15, 2019
Sometimes what's happening to your plants is a mystery. OSU experts provide a series of questions to help you through the diagnosis process.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

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