Oregon State University researchers are working with the People’s Republic of China on development of a web-based Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping tool to help land managers find ways to control massive soil erosion in China.
A collection of articles for growing vegetables in Central Oregon. Include general information, recommendations, soil temperatures, rhubarb, potatoes, cucumbers, beets, carrots, radishes, onions, tomatoes and tomatillos.
It’s important to keep food safety in mind when storing vegetables (such as garlic, mushrooms, chili peppers) or herbs in oil. These low-acid foods can be a source of Clostridium botulinum bacteria, which are found in soil, water, and air. This publication provides recipes and information on safe and proper storage.
OSU research indicates that the less toxic iron phosphate containing slug baits are as effective as those with metaldehyde.
Home remedies have shown some effectiveness against many garden pests and diseases.