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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Russ Karow, former head of OSU’s Crop and Soil Science Department, has accepted a position as the next executive director of the OSU Agricultural Research Foundation. (Capital Press)
Oregon State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences said goodbye to seven long-time Department of Crop and Soil Science personnel in a celebration Dec. 12 (Capital Press).
Professor Tom Chastain from Oregon State University says the key to profitability is specialisation. ”Oregon is the leader in pasture seed production in the United States,” he said. (
Don Horneck, an extension agronomist for Oregon State University at the Hermiston Agricultural Research and Extension Center, has died at age 56. (Capital Press)
Oregon State University has selected Jay Noller the new department head of crop and soil science in the College of Agricultural Sciences.


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