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CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University has named 15 leading regional, national and international journalists as its 2022 food and agriculture media fellows.

The journalists will spend Aug. 7 to 10 at Oregon State’s campus in Corvallis, the university’s North Willamette Research and Extension Center in Aurora and the university’s Food Innovation Center in Portland immersed in the food and agriculture research that makes Oregon State one of the top 20 agriculture programs in the world, according to the QS World University Rankings.

The Oregon State University Food and Agriculture Media Fellowship covers topics including agriculture and robotics, food in culture and social justice, agriculture and climate, health and wellness and economics. It will also focus on the diversity of Oregon agricultural products, including hemp, beer, wine, hazelnuts and seafood. 

The fellows are:

The fellowship is patterned after successful marine science media fellowship programs that Oregon State hosted in 2018 and 2019. Those fellowships drew a combined 24 reporters from outlets such as National Geographic, Science Friday, the Associated Press, the Seattle Times and The Oregonian.

General OSU

About Oregon State University: As one of only three land, sea, space and sun grant universities in the nation, Oregon State serves Oregon and the world by working on today’s most pressing issues. Our more than 34,000 students come from across the globe, and our programs operate in every Oregon county. Oregon State receives more research funding than all of the state’s comprehensive public universities combined. At our campuses in Corvallis and Bend, marine research center in Newport, OSU Portland Center and award-winning Ecampus, we excel at shaping today’s students into tomorrow’s leaders.

Story By: 

Sean Nealon, 541-737-0787, [email protected]

Source: 

Sean Nealon, 541-737-0787, [email protected]

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