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

The Oregon State University Extension Service has issued a pest alert regarding the presence of true (common) armyworms in Willamette Valley grass seed crops.
This year, OSU set aside land to study the crop, hoping scientists could begin to answer questions concerning the crop. Months later, those five acres in Benton County sit empty.
Three years ago, Oregon State University weed scientist Carol Mallory-Smith worked on the first such incident, when a different variety, MON 71800, was found in an Eastern Oregon field.
Onion growers dealing with a new plant disease that can damage the inside of onions but don’t know what’s causing it or how to prevent it. OSU researchers are looking for the answer.
Eastern Oregon wheat fields are already turning shades of amber in the wake of unusually warm weather that kicked off the month of June...

Events

Feb
27
Speaker: Dr. Jim Myers, OSU Horticulture
Mar
06
Speaker: Jessica Wong, Graduate Student (HORT)
Mar
13
Speaker: Kali Brandt, Graduate Student (CSS)