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Is Crossbow a good choice for killing wild blackberries?

I can find lots of information on what Crossbow kills but no specific information on how it does it. I am trying to kill wild blackberries. My yard is in a condo development and is right next to my neighbor who does not like herbicides. She tells me that if I spray the blackberries that are next to...

By Kaci Buhl, | Featured Question

Tree School Clackamas teaches love for the land

Educational event draws hundreds from woodland community in Clackamas County and beyond.

By Glenn Ahrens, Rose Clarke, Michael Bondi, Kimberly Jacobsen Nelson | Article

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

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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

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 | News Story

Just say ‘no’ to bad gardening practices

Nov 2, 2018
Let OSU Extension experts pave the way to truth when it comes to practices in the garden.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

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Is Crossbow a good choice for killing wild blackberries?

I can find lots of information on what Crossbow kills but no specific information on how it does it. I am trying to kill wild blackberries. My yard is in a condo development and is right next to my neighbor who does not like herbicides. She tells me that if I spray the blackberries that are next to...

By Kaci Buhl, | Featured Question