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

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)
Two years ago, Cynthia Beal started teaching an online course called Introduction to Sustainable Cemetery Management through OSU’s Crop and Soil Science Department (Democrat-Herald)
One of the most promising alternative crops Oregon State University researchers here have experimented with this year is camelina grown without any irrigation. (Capital Press)
Mid-valley farmers may notice a slight accent when they first meet Clare Sullivan, the new crops specialist for the Oregon State University Extension Service. (Democrat Herald)
“There’s this need, a perceived need and real need in some markets, that they need zero contamination. And that is very difficult to achieve,” said Carol Mallory-Smith.

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