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

Kammeyer, 23, started work July 28 as the cereal variety outreach coordinator for OSU’s Crop and Soil Science Department.
Clare Sullivan, the new seed crops specialist in the Linn County office of the OSU Extension Service, said most farmers she has talked to report good — but not stellar — yields. (Gazette Times)
"It produced more than we expected given the fact we received less than 6 inches of precipitation," said OSU researcher Clint Shock, director of Malheur Experiment Station. (Oregonian)
“Historically, new hop varieties were bred as replacements for those already on the market,” says Shaun Townsend, assistant professor of Hop Breeding and Genetics at OSU. (Smithsonian)
Amy Dreves is a research and extension entomologist at Oregon State University. She says the bug is a type of fruit fly that was discovered in California in 2008. (Country Life)

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