About Seed Crops

Oregon is the world’s major producer of cool-season forage and turf grass seed and a widely recognized center of expertise in seed production. Most of the acreage is located in the Willamette Valley, the “grass seed capital of the...read more


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For Students

The Department of Crop and Soil Science currently offers three seed-related courses.

Research and Extension

Seed services in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences
Annual research reports summarizing our findings into seed production.
Estimates and final numbers on acreage and production of grass seed and legume seed crops by year.
Associate Professor Tom Chastain blogs about grass seed production issues from all angles.