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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
Jan 18, 2019

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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
Jan 2, 2019

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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
Dec 21, 2018

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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
Dec 18, 2018

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10 gift ideas for the gardeners in your life

Dec 7, 2018
From pruners to compost, here are some ideas to satisfy the plant nerds on your list.

By Kym Pokorny
Dec 7, 2018

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Treat your Christmas tree to vodka? Only if you want to waste it

Nov 30, 2018
OSU Extension expert busts myths about taking care of Christmas trees.

By Kym Pokorny
Nov 30, 2018

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Discovery of a new gene could shed light on chemical exposure effects in humans

Nov 20, 2018
The discovery of a new gene in zebrafish could lead to a better understanding of how exposure to chemicals leads to disease in humans.

By Chris Branam
Nov 20, 2018

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Got a gardening question? Get an answer from an OSU Extension expert

Nov 16, 2018
Get your gardening questions answered by people you can trust -- Oregon State faculty and Extension Master Gardeners.

By Kym Pokorny
Nov 16, 2018

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More than 30,000 students participate in inaugural year of statewide Outdoor School

Nov 14, 2018
Three-quarters of Oregon’s eligible fifth- and sixth-grade students participated in the inaugural year of the statewide Outdoor School program.

By Chris Branam
Nov 14, 2018

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The winter garden doesn’t have to be bare of flowers

Nov 9, 2018
Many plants bloom in winter, including witch hazel, sasanqua camellia, wintersweet, sweetbox, jasmine, hardy cyclamen and hellebores.

By Kym Pokorny
Nov 9, 2018