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What's the truth behind 6 gardening myths?

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Mar 2, 2018

As the gardening season gears up, it’s time to bust some myths.

By Kym Pokorny

Idle, uncleaned milk trucks don't compromise the quality of raw milk, OSU study shows

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Mar 1, 2018

Raw milk quality isn’t compromised when tanker trucks sit empty and uncleaned for hours between loads, according to new research at Oregon State University.

By Chris Branam

Roll up your sleeves: Invasive weeds need persistence to control

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Feb 23, 2018
Invasive weeds enter backyards in multiple ways and once there can cause havoc.

By Kym Pokorny

Be kind to your shrubs when you pick up pruners

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Feb 16, 2018
Timing is important when pruning shrubs

By Kym Pokorny

Newly-hatched salmon use geomagnetic field to learn which way is up

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Feb 15, 2018
Fndings have important implications for understanding how salmon navigate across the wide range of habitats they encounter

By Chris Branam

OSU environmental chemists tapped to lead studies of contaminants at military bases

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Feb 15, 2018
Research is funded through nearly $3 million in grants

By Chris Branam

Opportunistic rats find food and shelter in urban homes and landscapes

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Feb 9, 2018
There are steps that will help deter rodents

By Kym Pokorny

Surface Type juvenile chinook salmon are several centimeters longer than Bottom Type.

A view from above and below: Hatchery chinook salmon are self-sorting in tanks

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Feb 7, 2018
Hatchery-raised chinook salmon sort themselves into surface- and bottom-oriented groups in their rearing tanks. This behavior might be due in part to the fish’s genes, according to an OSU study.

By Chris Branam

Get a leg up on fruit tree problems with dormant oils

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Feb 2, 2018
Three low-toxicity pesticides help with disease and pest control

By Kym Pokorny

'Godfather of Biodiversity' to give public lecture at OSU

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Jan 31, 2018
Thomas Lovejoy served on advisory councils for three presidents.

By Chris Branam