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Onion field trial seeks optimal thrip-control program
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Onion field trial seeks optimal thrip-control program
An onion field trial at Oregon State University's Malheur County experiment station is trying to help growers find the optimum mix of insecticides to control onion thrips.

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E. Oregon camelina trials look more promising during persistent drought
E. Oregon camelina trials look more promising during persistent drought
Oregon State University field trials have shown that camelina can be grown at a small profit in Eastern Oregon, with no irrigation water.
Scientists show we have a distinct taste for fat
Researchers proposed calling the taste “oleogustus” after Latin for fat taste.
Researcher weighs dryland cereal cropping systems
Researcher weighs dryland cereal cropping systems
In the seventh year of a direct seeding trial on an Eastern Idaho dry-land farm, a University of Idaho researcher sees evidence supporting the use of alternative crops and cover crops.
Soil health company showcases new rotation crops
Soil health company showcases new rotation crops
Reardan, Wash., soil research company Rhizoterra Inc. showcases new crops and technology during its field day.
Growers: Monsanto investment in wheat research will spur industry
Wheat growers are excited about Monsanto's new Wheat Technology Center in Idaho's Magic Valley, saying technology and innovation will help them catch up to advances in other crops and be more productive and competitive.
USDA: Bird flu vaccine works on chickens
Developing a vaccine targeted at the H5N2 virus that has killed 48 million birds is one aspect of planning for a potential recurrence of the bird flu.
OSU to recruit slug researcher, other experts
OSU to recruit slug researcher, other experts
OSU will hire a slug researcher and other experts with additional funding.
Anti-aphid wheat research may present opportunities
Anti-aphid wheat research may present opportunities
A research project in England to develop wheat that wards off aphids without pesticides didn't succeed, but the techniques that were developed could help future researchers.
Judge clears barred owl removal study
Judge clears barred owl removal study
A barred owl removal study doesn't violate environmental laws, a federal judge ruled.
WSU names new interim provost, acting CAHNRS dean
Leadership at Washington State University's College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences is going through some changes.