Sage grouse studies find mixed results from hunting restrictions in West

Conservation of the birds prompted research led by the Oregon State University Extension Service to determine whether hunting affects the birds’ population.

Oregon State receives $10 million grant to study hemp market in western U.S.

Oregon State University’s Global Hemp Innovation Center has been awarded a $10 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to define economic opportunities for hemp in the western United States.

Value of Oregon agriculture, food and fiber sector exceeds $42 billion, number of farms grow, report shows

More than 2,000 new farms were established in Oregon in recent years, and the total value of state’s agriculture, food and fiber sector exceeds $42 billion, according to a new economic analysis report by Oregon State University researchers.

Adding foliage to your chicken habitat may help increase growth, reduce infection, OSU study finds

A recent study from Oregon State University’s veterinary college found that planting hedgerows in pasture-raised chicken farms may reduce heat stress to help certain chicken breeds grow faster and increase their immune response to better enable them to fight off pathogens.

Slugs and snails, destructors of crops and gardens, could be controlled by bread dough

Bread dough is a nontoxic, generic and effective tool that could be used in the detection and management of gastropods worldwide.

Oregon State University part of $20M effort to develop artificial intelligence for agriculture

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Thirteen researchers from the Oregon State University College of Engineering are part of a $20 million federal effort, known as the AgAID Institute, to develop artificial intelligence to tackle mounting agricultural challenges such as diminishing water and labor supplies, weather variations and climate change.

OSU study will provide insight into optimal nutrition for bees

With the $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agriculture and Food Research Initiative, the team hopes to improve bee nutrition by building a database of macro and micronutrients found in the flowering plants used in the study.

Oregon State researchers begin to unravel the mysteries of kombucha fermentation

Oregon State University scientists are beginning to unravel the key microorganisms that contribute to the fermentation of kombucha, research that is already aiding large-scale kombucha producers in the fast-growing industry.

Postdoctoral scholar joins OSU Hemp Global Innovation Center as Extension specialist

Shrestha is headquartered at the OSU Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center in Central Point,

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