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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

English ivy, it gets knocked down but it gets up again. Help!

I have a problem with ivy growing up the side of the garage. I beat it back again and again. Is there a way to rid myself of this? I hate poisons, but may be open to using some on this ivy.

By Elizabeth Records, | Featured Question

Using Steam Canners - SP50-1005

Naturally high acid foods maybe processed in either a boiling water canner or a steam canner; i.e., fruits, jams, jellies, and pickles. For years steam canners were not recommended but recent research has provided directions for their safe use.

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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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Lone yellow rose?

This yellow rose caught my eye when I was smelling the red roses. I saw it out of the corner of my eye. I thought at first that it was another bush, but there were no other yellow ones so I followed the stem. It ended on the same trunk as the red ones!
I'm wondering how common this is?

By Signe Danler, | Featured Question

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