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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Sujaya Rao, a professor and researcher at OSU, is filling the void in wild-bee research by looking at the effect of native pollinators on agricultural and native landscapes. (Eugene Weekly)
The least toxic and effective methods are always considered first, according to OSU researchers Andy Hulting, a weed control specialist, and Gail Langellotto, an entomologist. (Oregonian)
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)


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