Crop Science & Production

We're committed to acquiring, integrating and sharing basic and applied knowledge about field crops and cropping systems in an ever-changing world.
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Soil Science

We strive to understand the structure and function of the earth's surface. Our broad discipline includes soil biology, chemistry, physics, fertility, and pedology.
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News

Gabriella Coughlin, a senior graduating this spring with a degree in soil resource management from OSU, witnessed early on that there were many land use issues in and around her home. (Barometer)
Oregon’s grass and legume seed industry continued its recovery in 2012-13, reaching a value of nearly $462 million, according to a report from Oregon State University. (Capital Press)
"Hop plants have problems with downy mildew, a fungus that attacks plants primarily in April and May," said Shaun Townsend, the hops breeder for Oregon State University. (Oregonian)
Oregon State University’s agriculture and forestry programs are ranked seventh best in the world in a new survey of institutions. (Capital Press)
A pest new to the Pacific Northwest may be causing yield losses in clover grown for seed, says Oregon State University Extension agent Nicole Anderson. (Capital Press)

Events

Apr
17
Every Thursday night from 4:30-dark at the Farm
Apr
21
TBA
Presented by: Vance Almquist Part of the Crop and Soil...
Apr
21
TBA
Presented by: Kris Osterloh Part of the Crop and Soil...
Apr
22
Location: Organic Growers Student Farm Admission: FREE...
Apr
22
Presented by: Kara Young Part of the Horticulture...