Oregon State University

Employment and child care

Businesses have trouble recruiting and retaining workers because of lack of childcare (Bend Bulletin, 2/2/20)

Oregon’s child care deserts: mapping supply by age group, metropolitan status, and percentage of publicly funded slots [PDF] (2019) Oregon State University, College of Public Health and Human Sciences

Streaked horned lark recovery

Streaked horned lark recovery will cost millions (Capital Press, 11/1/2019)

Survey protocols and strategies for assessing streaked horned lark site occupancy status, population abundance, and trends (2016) Oregon State University Department of Fisheries and Wildlife and Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

Pesticides and beneficial insects

Some insecticides kill natural adversary to invasive stink bug, OSU study finds (Register Guard, 6/16/2019)

Encouraging beneficial insects in your garden (2001) Oregon State University Extension Service

Brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (2016) Oregon Insect Pest Prevention & Management

Canola districts

Isolation area proposed for Willamette Valley canola (Capital Press, 5/14/2019)

Rapeseed canola Oregon districts (2019) Oregon Department of Agriculture

2018 report to the Oregon Legislature – House Bill 3382 : recommendations to consider for coexistence between canola and specialty seed production in the Willamette Valley (2018) Oregon Department of Agriculture

Final report – House Bill 242 (2017) Oregon State University