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"Almost all of our food is pretty much controlled by big corporations," said Steven Strauss, an agricultural biotechnology scientist and Oregon State University professor who is on Gov. John Kitzhaber's task force on GMOs.(more)
John Burnett, an OSU forestry graduate student who is researching using unmanned aerial vehicles to survey timber lands, gave one of the event’s presentations. He said he believes the devices will be the center of a new service industry for timber companies in the next few years.(more)
The new council could benefit both students and professionals focused on wildfire, said John Bailey, an associate professor for Oregon State University. Through it they will be “keeping up on the latest and greatest in prescribed fire and technology,” he said.(more)