* Oregon State University students Garrett Duyck and Melissa Millhollin have received $1,500 scholarships from the Yamhill County Farm Bureau.
* Oregon State University has hired scientist Yan Wang. He is based at OSU's Mid-Columbia Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Hood River. Wang's work focuses on ways to preserve and enhance tree fruit quality, prolong marketability, and reduce post-harvest damage.
* Greg Satrum has received the 2011 Agriculturalist of the Year Award from the Agri-Business Council of Oregon. He was selected for his leadership with egg production legislation.