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Cherries

The Oregon State University Extension Service in Union County is warning cherry tree owners of the emergence of the first adult western cherry fruit flies in the county.

June 2024 | Read full story

Two PCFG gray whales.

Gray whales that spend their summers feeding in the shallow waters off the Pacific Northwest coast have undergone a significant decline in body length since around the year 2000, a new Oregon State University study found.


Julie Pett-Ridge

Dr. Julie Pett-Ridge has been appointed as the Assistant Dean of Graduate Education and Research for the College of Agricultural Sciences (CAS) at Oregon State University, effective July 1.

Pett-Ridge, who has been a dedicated CAS...


Unhealthy kelp forest. Photo Courtesy GEMM Lab, Marine Mammal Institute, Oregon State University.

There is supposed to be kelp growing on the ocean floor, close to the Oregon coast. But many a ...


These Hino azaleas add a brilliant streak of color to the garden at Tsuru Island at the Gresham Japanese Garden.Sean Meagher/The Oregonian

Timely advice on garden chores, fertilizing, pest control, and more from OSU Extension.

May 2024 | Read full story

Ruby detects a vole at Voles, Dogs and Raptors Field Day. (Courtesy Photo)

A group of more than 40 attended Oregon State University Extension's Voles, Dogs and Raptors Field Day in April. “Voles are a concern because they are a grass-eating animal that also burrows,” said Dana Sanchez, OSU Extension’s wildlife...


Shovel-happy volunteers. Courtesy of OSU Extension Office

Many people join a Master Gardener program because they come from places where all they need to do is throw seeds on the ground and watch them sprout. After arriving to the High Desert, these poor souls soon realize this harsh environment...

May 2024 | Read full story

Dr. Christiane Löhr (left) and Dr. Siva Kolluri prepare for cell culture work in the Kolluri Laboratory in the Agriculture and Life Sciences Building on April 12, 2024. Photo: Taylor Cockrell

“So many times our normal cells (and) under constant stress,” Kumar Siva Kolluri, professor in the OSU College of Agricultural Sciences said.  “So it means you need to have some (cells) that protect the normal cells from all kinds of insults...


5 bales of straw

Straw bales take up little space and produce almost anything you can grow in an in-ground garden, said Brooke Edmunds, a horticulturist with Oregon State University Extension Service. The rectangular straw bales bring gardening up to a more...


Slug Chat

Watch an online 45-minute lunchtime SLUG CHAT with Associate Professor and Primary Investigator of OSU’s Invertebrate Crop Pest Lab, Rory McDonnell. Dr. McDonnell’s work focuses on understanding the ecology of invasive slugs and snails, and...


Silhouette of a farm windmill. Photo by Betsy Hartley.

Farmers and ranchers deal with overwhelming stress from market fluctuations, crop failures, the vagaries of weather, injuries and other setbacks that can lead to depression and too often suicide. The Oregon State University Extension Service is...


Michael Kondo at his retirement party. Photo Credit: Jonathan Ley

Michael Kondo played a huge part in helping design the oasis that the garden is today. He started in 1977 and held his role for 40 years. Kondo took on the role of head gardener after graduating from Oregon State University with a degree in...

May 2024 | Read full story

A gray whale swimming in kelp. Source: GEMM Lab, Marine Mammal Institute, Oregon State University. Photos and videos collected under NOAA/NMFS research permit #16111.

“This study shows the cascading impacts of a change in the coastal ocean ecosystem in a way that has not been documented before,” said the study’s lead author, Lisa Hildebrand, a doctoral candidate in the Marine Mammal Institute’s Geospatial...


salmon in a stream. Photo: Lincoln County Leader

“Previous studies have shown that hatchery-origin chinook salmon have lower reproductive success relative to their natural-origin counterparts when they spawn in the wild, but this study looks beyond that,” said Kathleen O’Malley, who directs...


Camellia sasanqua 'White Doves'.Dawn Meredith Peck

Is your camellia bush looking a little bedraggled? Some older plants are so full of leaves and thin branches that they bear poor quality flowers. Others carry leaves burned by winter wind and low temperatures, making the shrubs look sickly....


bee gathering nectar

Klamath Community College Agriculture and the Agricultural Education & Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University have been partners since the face-to-face age prior to the pandemic.

Upholding a strong partnership, the...


Organic Farming Class with a table of plant starts. Photo: James Cassidy

Come check out our table grape plants:

  • Interlocken
  • Candace
  • Flame
  • NY Muscat
  • Concord

By appointment only. Contact: Noah Saunders,...

May 2024 | Read full story

Patricia Stock headshot

Following an extensive national search, Oregon State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences has named Dr. S. Patricia Stock as the new department head of Horticulture, effective August 5, 2024.

Stock joins OSU with an extensive...

May 2024 | Read full story

Maria Zamora Re, right, speaks about irrigation techniques during Washington State University’s Spanish-language field day dedicated to irrigation basics and management in tree fruit at the Roza research orchard (TJ Mullinax/Good Fruit Grower)

Irrigation specialist Maria Zamora Re has been at Oregon State University for three years but made her first public presentation specifically to the tree fruit industry on May 8 at a Washington State University field day near Prosser.


Scientists led by Marilyn Rampersad Mackiewicz and Stacey L. Harper assessed how spherical and triangular-shaped silver nanoparticles with five different surface chemistries affected their uptake and toxicity in a laboratory microcosm of...


Kwame Stephenson and Alex McBean

The Klamath Basin Research and Extension Center (KBREC), a research and experimental station of Oregon State University welcomes two students from Jamaica. The students are spending the summer at the station as part of their requirements to...

May 2024 | Read full story

Cattle on the range

The goal of a new project led by Oregon State University Extension Service is to create a fast-acting information network among Cooperative Extension agents and veterinarians in the departments of agriculture in three western states – Oregon,...


A beached whale calf covered in killer whale bite marks washed ashore in Bandon on May 6, 2024. (Photos courtesy of Jim Rice, OSU)

The carcass of a gray whale calf covered in killer whale bite marks washed up onto Tish-A-Tang Beach in Bandon on May 6. Oregon State University Stranding Program Manager Jim Rice told KOIN 6 News that the calf “clearly succumbed to killer...

May 2024 | Read full story

Roberto Ponce Velez

Roberto Ponce Velez, an OSU junior in Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences has been named a 2024 Udall Scholar in the Environment category.

May 2024 | Read full story

Basking sharks are known to exhibit coordinated swimming behavior, as shown in this picture, when in hotspot locations (Image: Irish Basking Shark Group).

It’s astounding,” says Alex McInturf, a coordinator for the Irish Basking Shark Group, an international team of scientists. While sightings in New Zealand and...


As April showers give way to sunnier May days, we Oregon gardeners eagerly awaiting the right conditions for spring planting can’t help but ask: Are we there yet? The answer is never so simple as choosing a date on the calendar. We’ve rounded...

May 2024 | Read full story

Aerial images comparing the sizes of adult male Bigg’s and Resident killer whales, both taken in the Salish Sea off southern Vancouver Island. Images were collected by John Durban and Holly Fearnbach using a non-invasive drone

Recent research with drones that collect precise aerial photos has helped differentiate Bigg’s killer whales as longer and larger. This might better equip them to go after large marine mammal prey. The smaller size of residents is likely better...

May 2024 | Read full story

Marbled murrelet, photo by Brett Lovelace

Researchers developed a machine learning algorithm known as a convolutional neural network to mine the recordings for murrelet calls.

May 2024 | Read full story

Air pollution. Photo: Pexels- Chris LeBoutillier

On this edition of Oregon On The Record, you’ll hear from two nationally known scientists from Oregon State University, professors Jamie DeWitt and Jennifer Field, who are leading researchers on PFAS, or forever chemicals, and their impact on...


JC Boyle Dam on Klamath River

A giant sediment pulse — millions of cubic yards of silt, clay and dead algae — trapped for decades behind the dams is now flowing downstream.


“Preventing Phytophthoras in Woodland Restoration Plantings” was awarded the silver in short publications. (Photo: Joyce G, Unsplash)

OSU Forestry and Natural Resources, Family and Community Health, and Agricultural and Natural Resources faculty and staff members were recognized.

April 2024 | Read full story

While the virus is fatal for birds, cows tend to recover on their own, and milk supplies are still safe, said Jenifer Cruickshank, an Oregon State University dairy specialist and assistant professor.


The global beer industry no longer looked the same after Oregon had developed a hop with intense citrus flavor in the ‘60s, and an American approach to brewing the pale ale in the ‘90s.

Oregon State University researchers took up the...


Commercial strawberry field at harvest

Oregon is one of the best places to grow strawberries, and early spring is the time to plant new strawberry plants.

Gardeners in Oregon can choose from several flavorful cultivars, or varieties. If you plan it right, you can pick ripe...

April 2024 | Read full story

Sea Lion Recovery (photo courtesy: OCAq Jeremy Burke)

Jim Rice, the network coordinator for the Oregon Marine Mammal Stranding Network, first received reports of the wounded sea lion on March 21. Rice monitored the sea lion, documenting changes in appearance and behavior, officials said.

April 2024 | Read full story

Chinook salmon. Photo: OSU

The finding, based on data collected over 13 years, is encouraging for Chinook salmon recovery efforts, said Kathleen O’Malley, an associate professor at Oregon State University and the study’s senior author. In this study, fitness is measured...


Hatfield Marine Science Day

Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport will host its annual science fair and open house from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 13.


hand holding a glass of water.  photo: vitapix / Getty Images

Jamie DeWitt, director of the Environmental Health Sciences Center at Oregon State University, said that although the new limits don’t end the problem of PFAS in drinking water, they represent significant progress.


Three sheep taking a grazing break while working at Björnson Vineyard. Photo by Gail Oberst

Plenty of research, including some from Oregon State University, supports the practice of grazing ground cover in the vineyard. Studies show soil diversity created by grazing increases the quality of wine by improving a plant’s ability to use...

April 2024 | Read full story

Female March fly, Bibio xanthipennis. Photo: Ken Gray

Oregon State University has created a resource, Solve Pest Problems, to help people tackle many common pests in the Pacific Northwest. The website provides effective, low-risk, science-...

April 2024 | Read full story

plot of potato plants

Produced by OSU Extension, each monthly gardening guide provides reminders of key garden chores, such as fertilizing, pest control, planting and maintenance.

April 2024 | Read full story

Nik Wiman

As if growers didn’t have enough to worry about already, a certain root borer grub (when in large numbers) is beginning to wreak havoc below the surface of Oregon hazelnut orchards. At a recent Nut Growers Society meeting, Pacific Nut Producer...

Nik Wiman | March 2024 | Read full story

CAS’s Goldwater Scholars for 2024 are: Jose Naranjo Mendez and Roberto Ponce Velez.

Two College of Agricultural Sciences undergraduate students have been named 2024 Goldwater Scholars by the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation. The Scholarship Program honoring Senator Barry Goldwater was designed...

March 2024 | Read full story

Pinot noir grapes at Oregon State University's Woodhall Vineyard undergoing smoke experiments. Photo: Sean Nealon.

U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) announced that Oregon State University has received federal funding to develop means of reducing wildfire smoke exposures and increase community resilience statewide for wildfire smoke...

March 2024 | Read full story

Dog collage

By engaging regularly with their family dog and teaching it a series of tricks and commands, children with developmental disabilities experienced a significant increase in their daily physical activity, a new study from Oregon State University...


driftwood on the beach

“I had to look up pyrosomes for the first time. I had seen one once way off shore and then all of a sudden, our nets were filled with them,” said Jennifer Fisher, a zooplankton ecologist with the National Oceanic Atmospheric Association.


Pacific sideband snail. Credit: William P. Leonard

A product used to control pest slugs on farms in multiple countries is deadly to least one type of native woodland snail endemic to the Pacific Northwest, according to scientists who say more study is needed before the product gains approval in...


satellite image

Oregon State University scientists studying ways to filter greenhouse gases from the air recently discovered that when molecules of the metal vanadium are bound with oxygen molecules as peroxide, they can pull carbon dioxide from the air. The...

March 2024 | Read full story

Daffodils and crocuses are in bloom, the sun sets at 7 pm, and it was finally warm enough to wear shorts this past weekend. Spring is here, so it’s time to start planning your summer garden. 

March 2024 | Read full story

U-Pick flowers at a Willamette Valley farm. Photo by Alyson Yates.

The OSU Extension Service and the OSU College of Agricultural Sciences produced “An Initial Economic Impact Estimate of Agritourism in Oregon's Willamette Valley,” which quantifies the economic effects of agritourism on the region’s farms and...


cat (Courtesy: Getty Images)

Oregon State University Professor Monique Udell said humans' perception of cats influences how they grow up


Rainbow trout (KTLV File/SBG)

To determine what was causing the fish to get sick, ODFW began working with Oregon State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and Department of Microbiology. They identified an unknown parasite within the blood vessels, gills, and kidney...

March 2024 | Read full story

People who leave meat processing jobs are turning to work with lower paychecks, said Timothy Delbridge, OSU assistant professor of applied economics.


A simulation of how OSU Extension in Clatsop County creates a livestream of eggs being hatched in an incubator. Photo by Alyson Yates.

For the 11th year, the world can watch chickens hatch via the Oregon State University Extension Service livestream.

March 2024 | Read full story

Male and female leafhoppers cavort in a mating cage shortly after being caught for a research colony at the Mid-Columbia Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Hood River, Oregon.  (Courtesy Anders Wohler/Oregon State University)

Pests seem indestructible in an orchard, where they breed like crazy. Throw those bugs in a lab, and the story changes. They don’t like their diet. They won’t mate. They won’t lay eggs. And if another insect invades the colony, pesticides or...


Pyrosomes. Photo by Mark Farley, Hatfield Marine Science Center, Oregon State University.

The researchers found that the biggest beneficiary of marine heat waves is gelatinous zooplankton – predominantly cylindrical-shaped pyrosomes that explode in numbers following a marine heat wave and shift how energy moves throughout the food...


Winter 2024 issue of The Source

The College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University is Oregon's principal source of knowledge relating to agricultural and food systems, and a major source of knowledge regarding environmental quality, natural resources, life...

March 2024 | Read full story

hemp

The project, funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture, seeks to develop sustainable supply chains based on the needs identified by an intertribal business consortium that link regional hemp...


stranded gray whale

Whales are one of, if not the most majestic creature in nature. From the gigantic blue whale to the diminutive pilot whale. But of course, sometimes that majesty is cut short, when the occasional whale washed up on Oregon shores, as a massive...

March 2024 | Read full story

Stephanie Brown and her puppy Hazel

Stephanie Brown has a pretty simple work rule. “What I like to think about is think of how many times you have eaten food and haven’t gotten sick,” said Brown, a food safety specialist at Oregon State University’s Food Innovation Center.


house surrounded by trees. IMAGE: KLAUS KREMMERZ

Just ask Andrew Millison, who grows 30 trees and native berry bushes in his tiny forest. His one-third-acre corner lot in suburban Corvallis looks like a rainforest from above; from the street, trees and foliage completely block the house from...


A women smelling 3 bowls of food. Photo: IFT

Soon-to-be sensory scientist Jenna Fryer, a doctoral candidate at Oregon State University, is already marshaling her expertise to solve problems posed by the climate crisis through research exploring the impact of wildfire smoke on the sensory...


Teagan Moran, OSU Extension Service Small Farms Program coordinator, holds a food box behind a display table that shows off the abundance of storage crops families came to pick up. Crdit: Diego Nieto

Many of the people who showed up weren’t able to work the previous week or go to a grocery store, making the food boxes even more helpful than planned, according to Teagan Moran, OSU Extension Small Farms Program coordinator.


EPA Logo

As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) marks National Pesticide Safety Education Month, the Agency has awarded a $10 million cooperative agreement to Oregon State University to support the operations of the National Pesticide...


The Tastemaker: Sarah Masoni. (Photo: Oregon Business Magazine)

Sarah Masoni has been quietly shaping Oregon's food scene for more than 20 years.


hoary bat

Will Kennerley, an OSU faculty research assistant and the first to spot the bat, alongside his colleagues, captured this rare moment and later detailed their observations in the Journal of North American Bat Research.


Taken in 2003 in Japan, this photo shows Pat Kennedy on a field trip to visit falconers flying golden eagles.

The following interview offers a deep dive into Pat’s trajectory as one of the first women to make a career out of raptor biology in the U.S. Her stories are illuminating, amusing, and rich with nuggets of insight for raptor researchers at any...


Sen. Padilla at the joint hearing on microplastics in Washington D.C. on Feb. 27. (Screenshot courtesy of Padilla’s office)

Susanne M. Brander stated during her testimony that in addition to plastic pollution, synthetic microfibers from synthetic, nylon and polyester garments in our laundry, and a breakdown of plastics from dishwasher and plastic detergent pods,...


Youth in the cooking program are measuring out ingredients.  Photo courtesy of DHS

A pilot program that launched in October in order to teach teenagers in foster care, as well as any other teens who are interested, how to prepare and cook healthy meals will be wrapping up in May. The classes, Food Hero Fridays, happen once...

February 2024 | Read full story

Taste tester

Become a taste tester at the Food Innovation Center

February 2024 | Read full story

Jackie Thorsness

The College of Agricultural Sciences (CAS) at Oregon State University has named Jackie Thorsness as its new Chief Operating Officer, effective March 1st. In this pivotal role, Thorsness will provide strategic oversight of CAS operations,...


Pinot noir grapes at Oregon State University's Woodhall Vineyard undergoing smoke experiments. (Credit: Sean Nealon / OSU)

To combat the smoke, OSU researchers sprayed grapes early in the season and the coatings grew with the fruit, sort of like an expanding balloon. Yanyun Zhao is an OSU distinguished university professor. She has been working on edible coating...

Yanyun Zhao | February 2024 | Read full story

This undated photo provided by the Hawaii Wildlife Fund shows microplastics at the beach at Kamilo Point in Naalehu, Hawaii. (Megan Lamson, Hawaii Wildlife Fund via AP)

American drinking water has some of the highest concentrations of microscopic plastic waste of anywhere in the world, a group of environmental experts told the Senate.


Sarah Lowder demonstrates the “glove swab method” — without a glove — in an Oregon vineyard in 2021. Lowder, an Oregon State University graduate student at the time, developed the method of simply running your hand through a vine row to collect powdery mi

The glove swab method was developed by Sarah Lowder when she was a graduate student at Oregon State University. Now an extension viticulture specialist at the University of Georgia, Lowder told Good Fruit Grower that the “glove swabs”...

Sarah Lowder | February 2024 | Read full story

Ringtail photo by Jonathan Armstrong, Oregon State University

Secretive species can pose special conservation challenges simply because they are so skilled at staying under the radar that researchers have uncovered comparatively little about their basic needs.

February 2024 | Read full story

Black raspberry fruit and plant

Established raspberries (including Meeker and Willamette) and blackberries (including marionberries, boysenberries and loganberries), need some late winter-early spring care to stay healthy and productive.

February 2024 | Read full story

Blossom blight phase where the infected blossoms are killed and more bacteria are produced as the creamy oozes (red arrow) when weather warms up. These oozes provide more source of bacteria for newer infections of the nearby tissues. Photo: Kate Lundquist

At the Plant Pathology lab at Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center (SOREC) a very old fight against Erwinia amylovora continues. The disease, also known as fire blight, affects pears and apples, and can wipe out entire...


A new study by researchers at Oregon State University found that fish embryos exposed to tiny amounts of pesticides for four days experienced lasting behavioral changes. It also found that the offspring of those fish also experienced changes in...


Mauricio Cantor, a Brazilian biologist and assistant professor at Oregon State University, will examine cooperative behavior among dolphins and humans across three sites in Brazil, India and Myanmar. Cantor will examine whether...


spotted wing drosophila on a cherry

Oregon State University’s Mid-Columbia Agricultural Research and Extension Center (MCAREC) is comprised of two assistant professors in the Department of Horticulture, Dr. Christopher Adams and Dr. Kelsey Galimba. In addition, the station is...


Sara Hutton

The findings raise concerns not just for fish, but for all vertebrates that are exposed to commonly used pesticides — including humans, said study co-author Susanne Brander, an associate professor and ecotoxicologist in Oregon State University’...


Leslie Madsen

Leslie Madsen recently became the new statewide Master Gardener Program manager for the Oregon State University Extension Service

Leslie Madsen | February 2024 | Read full story

The Klamath River flows through what was the Copco Lake Reservoir.  Juliet Grable / JPR

The river becomes re-aerated as it tumbles over rocks; major tributaries like the Shasta River also bring in oxygenated water to the mainstem of the Klamath River. “The farther away you get away from the reservoirs, the less and less impact you...


Researchers with Oregon State University have spent so much time with our local gray whales that they know them by name. Now, they’re sharing those observations to help casual whale watchers become better acquainted with the animals and to help...

February 2024 | Read full story

All about the dead fin whale. Fox 12

Robert Pitman of Oregon State University Marine Mammal Institute joins FOX 12 NOW to talk about the fin whale that washed up on the Oregon coast. He’ll talk all about fin whales, how they've become endangered and what the safety tips are for...

February 2024 | Read full story

One of the highlights of the conference will be a keynote address by Ken Frost, a renowned plant pathologist from Oregon State University. Frost is well-regarded for leading an extension program dedicated to research-based improvements in...

Kenneth Frost | February 2024 | Read full story

Image of the front entrance of the Food Innovation Center in Portland, Oregon

Dr. Marcia Walker recently spent years working with big food companies. But she’s now the director at the Food Innovation Center, a Portland-based part of Oregon State University.

Marcia Walker | February 2024 | Read full story

red and white potatoes

Oregon State University has received $2 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to study ways to keep organic potatoes from spoiling, according to Oregon Public Broadcasting’s KLCC. The Pacific Northwest has a $2.2 billion potato...

February 2024 | Read full story

Those looking to prepare for the state’s pesticide applicator test can drop in on an afternoon course Tuesday, Feb. 27, at the OSU Extension Service for Malheur County.

February 2024 | Read full story

Food Hero logo

Get a garden growing with the Grow This! Oregon Garden Challenge! Michelle Markesteyn, Oregon State University Extension’s Farm to School Coordinator, joined KATU to share more about the statewide seed giveaway,


James Lange, a Jefferson County 4-H member and Madras High Student, works the OSU Extension Service booth at the Central Oregon Farm Fair. Photo: Michael Kohn/The Bulletin

The Central Oregon Farm Fair & Trade Show. The fair, held at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds Wednesday and Thursday, is an annual gathering of farmers, ranchers, equipment dealers, agronomists and others in this area’s agricultural...

February 2024 | Read full story

Gray Whales

“While these reports always inspire some awe for the ability of a whale to travel such an incredible distance,” doctoral candidate Clara Bird wrote in a recent blog post, “they also inspire questions as to why and how these whales end up so far...

Clara Bird | February 2024 | Read full story

jersey cows

As an ingredient, hemp is rich in anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that can benefit an animal’s immune system, performance, and overall health. The study’s lead investigator, Massimo Bionaz, PhD, of the Department of Animal and...


John Desek at graduation

The list, published today, ranks Oregon State No. 4 out of nearly 350 higher education institutions in the category of Best Online Bachelor’s Programs. The university received its highest marks based on faculty expertise and its ability to...

February 2024 | Read full story

Wheat Research trials

Land grants, in their original form, were given to each state to teach agricultural sciences, military tactics, mechanical arts and classical studies as part of the Morrill Acts of 1862. The intent of providing these grants was to allow the...

February 2024 | Read full story

Left; Calhoun Lark, right; Michael Sonza. Photo is from the 2023 Cultivating Change Foundation’s summit at the USDA’s headquarters in Washington DC.

Two clubs in Oregon State University’s College of Agricultural Science are working to help underrepresented students find community and careers in agriculture.

February 2024 | Read full story

Naked barley. Photo: OSU

Efforts to develop new markets for naked barley recently crossed the $10 million mark with the award of a $3.5 million grant from USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

Brigid Meints | February 2024 | Read full story

2024 Barry Goldwater Scholarship nominees

Oregon State University’s National and Global Scholarships Advising office is pleased to announce that five students, three from the College of Agricultural Sciences, have been nominated to represent OSU and compete nationally for the 2024...

February 2024 | Read full story

David Bohnert of OSU explains to listeners at the Cloverleaf Hall in Enterprise how virtual fencing can keep livestock in or out of a designated area.

Ranchers and officials heard a presentation on virtual fencing Thursday, Jan. 25, at the Cloverleaf Hall in Enterprise by David Bohnert of the Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center at Union.

David Bohnert | February 2024 | Read full story