Scientists have developed a new approach to modeling potentially drought-prone soils in Pacific Northwest forests, which could aid natural resource managers to prepare forested landscapes for a changing climate.
Jay Noller, a soil scientist from Oregon State University, is mapping evidence of tsunamis on war-torn Cyprus and helping the divided governments plan for a shared future.
Applied research to increase survival of noble fir Christmas tree seedlings during drought years, North Willamette Research and Extension Center.
Most “sick tree” problems can be traced back to underlying stresses that have reduced the tree's vigor, making it more vulnerable to diseases or insect pests.
Water-wise gardening conserves water and helps protect the environment. A xeriscape is a “dry scene” that uses very little water, but a water-wise garden includes any style that is designed to conserve water.
At times we see many of our cool-season perennial and annual forages looking stressed and growing very slow as they struggle with heat and no rain. The hot, dry conditions we sometimes experience in western Oregon have many ...
Browning or dieback is usually caused by weather-related stress, sometimes in combination with pests and diseases.
Drought, an environmental stress with periods of limited or no water during the growing season, reduces forage production for grazing and haymaking. Prolonged drought forces livestock and hay producers to better manage their fields ...