About Crop Production at Oregon State University

We support the missions of Oregon State University and College of Agricultural Sciences through our commitment to acquire, integrate and disseminate basic and applied knowledge about field crops and cropping systems in an ever changing world. ...read more


The Oregon Department of Agriculture has assembled a committee of policy officials and agriculture experts, including Russ Karow, head of the OSU crop and soil science program. (Oregonian)
OSU wheat breeder Bob Zemetra said the university is putting together recommendations for farmers with regard to fall planting. (OPB)
Mike Flowers, cereals specialist, and Bob Zemetra, wheat breeder, teamed up during the Pendleton Field Day. (Capital Press)
Stripe rust is spreading quickly on wheat varieties in OSU test plots, extension cereal specialist Mike Flowers says. (Capital Press)
Professor Pat Hayes and his team now have about 10,000 experimental barley varieties that they monitor. (Corvallis Advocate)


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For Students

The purpose of the OSU Crop Science Club is to provide a medium for study, investigation, and discussion of problems related to cropping.
We offer many ways for students to learn about agronomy and sustainable crop production methods.

Research and Extension

Scientists at the Malheur Station specialize in research important to row crops, small grains, and alfalfa.
Researchers are actively involved in answering production questions related to smaller acreage crops like potatoes and peppermint...
Willamette Valley Field Crops Extension provides research-based information for commercial cereal grain, grass seed, legume seed...
The knowledge a grower needs for growing wheat, barley, canola, and other cereals in the dryland farming region of the PNW.
The Columbia Basin Agricultural Research Center, with facilities in Pendleton and Moro, is a branch of the Oregon Agricultural Experiment..
The Agricultural Sciences Extension Program serves diverse audiences in Oregon communities...
As Oregon's principal source of knowledge relating to agricultural and food system...