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Budget softens cuts to services

SALEM — Democrat and Republican budgets released March 4 include 10 percent increases in natural resource agency funding, marking the first time in more than a decade they could receive boosts in general funds. The Democrats’ budget also includes $5.7 million more for Oregon State University’s statewide public services than what Gov. John Kitzhaber recommended […]

Barenbrug Turf Star

Barenbrug Turf Star, The Trusted Choice for Rose Bowl Stadium: For the past 20 years, Pasadena’s historical Rose Bowl Stadium has chosen Barenbrug’s Turf Star Perennial Ryegrass for their over-seeding needs. This ‘on the field’ relationship has involved many a great Rose Bowl game, including the Oregon Ducks 2012 win over Wisconsin. Featuring three top-performing […]

Corvallis firm supplies grass for World Cup

Stadium in Cape Town, South Africa A Corvallis company supplied the bulk of the grass seed for the FIFA World Cup soccer fields — known as pitches to soccer fans — in South Africa this summer. Seed Research of Oregon, through its South African distributor Agricol, provided seed for 75 game and practice pitches in […]