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Aggressive local efforts were key to limiting spread of sudden oak death disease in Oregon

Aug 19, 2019
Limiting sudden oak death’s spread in southern Oregon has proved to be a success.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Western Oregon conifers continue to show damage due to drought

Aug 2, 2019
It can take several years of drought to kill a large tree.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

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 | News Story

Genetic behavior reveals cause of death in poplars essential to ecosystems, industry

Oct 25, 2018
Scientists studying the valuable, but vulnerable, black cottonwood poplar have identified the genetic mechanism responsible for the species’ inability to resist a pervasive and deadly disease.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Conifers – especially Doug-firs – are suffering from drought

Aug 31, 2018
Several dry, warm years are taking their toll on Oregon conifers.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

What's the truth behind 6 gardening myths?

Mar 2, 2018
As the gardening season gears up, it’s time to bust some myths.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

In droughty Klamath Falls, watering trees may help defend against bronze birch borer

Jun 29, 2017
Symptoms of the voracious insect appear for the first time in Klamath Falls

By Gail Wells | News Story

Myth vs. reality: What’s the truth behind some common gardening practices?

Feb 10, 2017
OSU experts bust some well-established myths

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Plant conifer trees correctly

Feb 29, 2008
Tips to improve conifer planting success

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