News Releases

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As antibiotics ban nears, organic orchards have new tools to fight fire blight

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Apr 10, 2014
Oregon State University researchers have proven the effectiveness of two organic alternatives for controlling a disease that can wipe out entire apple and pear orchards.… Read full story.

OSU hires Penn State viticulturist to head its wine research program

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Apr 7, 2014

OSU to host Art About Agriculture reception April 16

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Apr 4, 2014
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Rubber wristbands show pollution in air, water and food

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Mar 25, 2014
Oregon State University scientists have created a fashion accessory that doubles as a pollution detector.… Read full story.

OSU finds new compound that could treat autoimmune diseases

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Mar 20, 2014

Researchers find evidence of bighorn sheep on island – now what?

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Mar 19, 2014
Introducing a supposed non-native species into an environment in which they previously had lived - called "unintentional rewilding" - has serious management implications, researchers say.… Read full story.

History of hops and brewing chronicled on new OSU archive

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Mar 18, 2014
 The Special Collections & Archives Research Center at OSU Libraries & Press has established the Oregon Hops & Brewing Archives. … Read full story.

House committee OKs exemption allowing OSU Experiment Station flexibility to relocate

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Mar 14, 2014
OSU's Hermiston Agricultural Research & Extension Center is one step closer to gaining the flexibility to relocate following legislation approved this week by the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee.… Read full story.

Oregon State ranks seventh worldwide in agriculture and forestry

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Mar 7, 2014
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Cows witnessing wolf attacks suffer symptoms similar to PTSD

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Mar 5, 2014
Unlike cows that haven't ever had a run-in with wolves, ones that have can experience stress-related illnesses and have a harder time getting pregnant – meaning decreased profits for ranchers, according to a new study by Oregon State University.… Read full story.

Agricultural Research Foundation funds new OSU research

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Mar 3, 2014

OSU website tracks Oregon's economic, social and environmental health

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Feb 21, 2014

OSU creates cider course for entrepreneurs as industry grows

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Feb 20, 2014

OSU study: Osteoporosis drug may treat breast and liver cancers

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Feb 18, 2014

Hundreds of woodland owners expected at OSU's 'Tree Schools'

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Feb 11, 2014
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Study confirms link between salmon migration and magnetic field

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Feb 6, 2014
Chinook salmon use the Earth's magnetic field to orient themselves to their river of origin, a new study found, explaining how the fish navigation thousands of miles of open ocean.… Read full story.

Behavior of man's best friend shaped by breed and hunting instincts

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Feb 3, 2014

Eliminating grazing won't reduce impact of climate change on rangeland, scientists say

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Jan 30, 2014

Braunworth named as head of OSU Department of Horticulture

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Jan 29, 2014

OSU uses satellite images to detect underwater volcanic eruptions

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Jan 28, 2014
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