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The Oregon Agricultural Experiment Station (OAES) is Oregon’s principal source of knowledge relating to agricultural and food systems, discovering new knowledge to improve quality of life, environmental quality, and economic development in rural and urban communities.
The station has 11 stations in 13 locations and more than 400 scientists in 28 academic disciplines working across the state. Last year, OAES brought in more than $55 million in federal research funding.
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Oregon State University’s Sarah Masoni knows she has a sophisticated palate. But one worth $1 million dollars?
For 18 years, Sarah Masoni has worked in product and process development at Oregon State University’s Food Innovation Center, specializing in helping local entrepreneurs produce and sell the visions they have for their food.
“With a lot of fisheries off the West Coast, we have historically had pretty good fishery management, which has given us resilience,” says Will White, fisheries ecologist at Oregon State University.
Susanne Brander, an Oregon State University toxicologist who researches the effects of microplastics on larval fish, says the amphipods are becoming a vector to transport plastic particles into the food web.
Ramesh Sagili, a bee expert with Oregon State University, predicted these big bee losses because of mites earlier last year. "It's a very lethal parasite on honey bees," Sagili says. "It causes significant damage not only to the bee, but to the...