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Child care remains in short supply across Oregon, new report from OSU shows

Feb 13, 2019
Regulated child care remains in short supply across Oregon, creating child care “deserts” in all 36 of the state’s counties, a new report from Oregon State University shows.


 

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Educate yourself before using organic pesticides

Feb 8, 2019
Just because a pesticide is organic, doesn't mean it isn't toxic. Do some research before using any product.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Climate modeling shows significant shifts in 21st century Pacific Northwest coastal forest vegetation

Feb 5, 2019
A changing climate in the 21st century will significantly alter the coastal forests of the Pacific Northwest, according to modeling by Oregon State University researchers.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Six stellar shrubs to brighten the winter garden

Feb 1, 2019
Winter doesn't have to be dark and dreary in the garden if you use plants that bloom in winter.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Blend of warmer water, chemical exposure influence gene expression across generations in a coastal fish

Jan 31, 2019
Warmer water temperatures, combined with low-level exposure to chemicals, influence the expression of genes in the offspring of an abundant North American fish species.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Pick up the pruners and head for the blueberries

Jan 18, 2019
Annual, moderate pruning of blueberry bushes results in bushes with the fewest canes, but with the greatest yields and largest berries.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

A look back on a year of gardening stories

Jan 12, 2019
A story about yellowjackets topped the most-popular list.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Slime proves valuable in developing method for counting salmon in Alaska

Jan 2, 2019
Scientists have published a novel method for counting Pacific salmon – analyzing DNA from the slime the fish leave behind in their spawning streams.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Give yourself a gift by becoming an OSU Extension Master Gardener

Dec 21, 2018
Serving as a Master Gardener keeps you on your horticultural toes.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Climate change anomaly intensifies Swiss needle cast in some Douglas-fir forests

Dec 18, 2018
The fungal disease reacts favorably to the wet, foggy environment on the west slope of the Oregon Coast Range.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

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