|Budget cuts spread OSU extension thin||| Print ||
|Wednesday, January 04, 2012|
A tight budget has forced Oregon State University to leave some extension agent jobs unfilled, leaving gaps in coverage of Oregon crops.
Three Willamette Valley extension agents retired Dec. 31, leaving gaps in the Extension Service's coverage of prominent Oregon crops, including Christmas trees and grass seed.
The loss of Benton County forestry extension agent Rick Fletcher leaves Christmas tree growers with one agent, down from three that worked at least part-time in Christmas trees a year ago.
The loss of Linn County field crops extension agent Mark Mellbye, who had been part-time since 2008, leaves grass seed growers with two agents. And it leaves Linn County, the nation's top grass seed-producing county, with no grass seed agent.
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From Oregon Translational Research and Development Institute: OTRADI today announced its plans to open and operate a 13,000 square-foot multi-tenant bioscience complex in the Willamette Wharf building at 4640 SW Macadam Avenue. Slated to be complete in spring 2013, the OTRADI Bioscience Incubator (OBI) will house up to six companies.
MEDIAmerica, publisher of Oregon Business and Oregon Home magazines, announces a new retail website: HalfOffOregon.com. The website offers lodging, dining, recreation and many other items at half off their regular cost.
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