In addition to stepping into leadership roles at family farms, more women are filling the ranks of agricultural researchers and agency managers. (Capital Press)
Oregon State University is hot on the trail of improving the lot of honeybees, an interest triggered by declining populations of the insect vital to agriculture. (Western Farmer-Stockman)
Ramesh Sagili characterized colony collapse disorder as “complex and multifactorial.” (Capital Press)
As the worldwide population of honey bees continues to decline, the Oregon State University Extension Service and partners have updated a tool for Pacific Northwest growers and beekeepers. (Extension)
“They are showing some definite, severe problems on some apples, pears and quite a few other fruits,” said Chip Bubl, OSU’s Agricultural Extension agent based in St. Helens. (South County Spotlight)


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