Rethinking gardens: Help plants survive drought conditions

...Looking ahead, we expect dry or erratic conditions for plants," said Weston Miller, a horticulturist with Oregon State University Extension. "Planning landscapes now for minimal watering is the smart way to go."It's safe to allow lawns...

Make garden work more efficiently in appearance, effort

...five to seven perennials." DOWNSIZE: "Eliminate some of that mowing and weeding," said Brooke Edmunds, an Oregon State University extension horticulturist. "Plant using lawn mixes that work even if they're not as frequently mowed. Use...


Graduates college? Abigail Miller has graduated from Oregon State University.? Evan B. Dansby has graduated from Tusculum College.? Jordan Perkins has graduated from the University of the Cumberlands...

Lawn-care basics: how much to cut, irrigate, fertilize

...Irrigate frequently but not too heavily each time, said Alec Kowalewski, a professor and turf specialist at Oregon State University. Weeds can signal the types of lawn-care mistakes being made, Kowalewski said."If you have dandelions in...

More want local beef, but fewer want tough job of cutting it

...Richmann, who ran a meat market with her husband in Clarence, Iowa, for decades.Lauren Gwin, a professor at Oregon State University who coordinates the Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network, said the demand for specialty meat is prompting...

Resolved to start gardening in 2015? How to start

...energy to fully develop or maintain their original garden plan," said Gail Langellotto, a horticulturist with Oregon State University's Extension Service."Another common mistake is gardening without first getting to know your soil," she...

How to pick the right mulch

...Compost is used to feed crops; mulch is used to suppress weeds," said Daniel McGrath, a horticulturist with Oregon State University Extension. "Compost is decomposed organic matter that is generally higher in nutrients and relatively low in...

Steven Gehrig O'Connell - Diana Catherine Rohlman

...specializing in immunotoxicology at Oregon State University. She is currently working at Oregon State University with the Community Outreach...is a Ph.D. Candidate at Oregon State University to obtain a degree in Toxicology...

Birds may show Japan nuclear disaster's global effects

...addition to Savan nah River National Laboratory and SREL - the Uni versity of South Carolina, Clemson University, Oregon State University, Duke University and Colorado State Uni ver sity , along with the In ter national Radioecology Labor atory of...

Few believe Mars meteorite contains traces of life

...When I first saw it I was really struck by the similarity," said marine geologist Fisk, who is a professor at Oregon State University. So far the scientific community hasn't shown much interest in David McKay's analysis of the Nakhla meteorite...

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