Oregon State researchers discover compounds contributing to smoke taint in wine and grapes

An Oregon State University-led research team has discovered a class of compounds that contribute to smoke taint in wine and grapes.

OSU Extension set to release tiny wasp that targets destructive fruit fly

U.S. Department of Agriculture has permitted release of the wasp (Ganaspis brasiliensis), which attacks destructive spotted wing drosophla.

Oregon State research helps provide scientific framework for psilocybin use in therapeutic settings

A new paper by an Oregon State University-led research team provides a scientific framework to help shape the rollout of a program in Oregon that will legally permit the use of psilocybin for therapeutic reasons.

OSU Extension livestream of hatching chicks returns for ninth year

Since the annual livestream launched in 2014, more than 80,000 people from around the world have watched chicks hatching on the OSU Extension website and more have watched on TV station websites.

Oregon State researchers makes key advance in turning apple waste into packaging material

A new study by Oregon State University scientists outlines a key advance in turning apple waste into an environmentally friendly packaging material that could serve as an alternative to plastic.

Surenda Dara named to lead North Willamette Research and Extension Center

Dara has 25 years of experience in research and extension

Oregon State Veterinary Diagnostic lab receives 3 grants to expand emergency response capacity

Three grants from the National Animal Health Laboratory Network will allow the Oregon Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory housed at Oregon State University to continue to expand its role in responding to large disease outbreaks in the Pacific Northwest.

OSU Extension Small Farms Program will use grants to strengthen Oregon’s food systems

OSU Center for Small Farms & Community Food Systems and the Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network received more than $800,000 in grant money.

Oregon State receives $7.65 million grant to study impact of smoke on grapes and wine

Oregon State University researchers and a team of West Coast university collaborators have received a $7.65 million grant to study the impact of smoke exposure on grapes, a project that will provide critical knowledge to grape growers and winery owners severely impacted by widespread wildfire smoke in recent years.

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.

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