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Grow healthy food and essential plants, design and create sustainable landscapes, and discover how plants improve people’s lives and livelihoods in the Department of Horticulture.
Our food and farming programs solve problems and create opportunities for farmers and horticultural industries in Oregon and the nation.
Our programs in environmental management of natural and built environments combine horticultural, restoration, and social sciences to enhance lives and livelihoods.
A varied collection of plants can also reduce the potential for pests and diseases in a garden, said Jim Myers, a vegetable breeder with OSU
Bernadine Strik, berry specialist, said she would be surprised if the trend toward fresh strawberries didn’t continue. (Portland Tribune).
Lane County strawberries arrived about two weeks early this year, said Ross Penhallegon, longtime agent with the OSU Extension.
Growers can now easily identify and manage insects while in the field using smartphones and tablets with a new online tool developed by OSU.
Populations were high last season and more flies likely made it through a mild winter, said Vaughn Walton. (Capital Press)
Lunch served at noon.
Breeding and research on conventional and organic...
Research for commercial growers, breeding program and...
Open house for blueberry and pear collections.
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