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As an undergraduate, you'll have many chances for hands-on learning. Research opportunities for students include projects in breeding plants for food, oil and other uses, the science behind soil health, small farm operations and more, while your required internship will introduce you to the different career options available to you once you graduate. Student club activities will help you hone your leadership skills, positioning you for an exciting career in agronomy, soil science, or plant breeding.
The Department of Crop and Soil Science offers graduate work in the following areas:
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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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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Jay Noller is stepping down as head of Oregon State University’s Crop and Soil Science Department to concentrate on hemp.
Meeting mid-valley grass seed farmers and developing an understanding of
living in a state with more than 250 different crops has been a priority
since May for OSU Extension Service seed specialist Will Jessie.
An added advantage of these oils is the rapid mortality they cause in slugs, whereas one of the most common chemical molluscicides used by Oregon farmers, iron phosphate, simply causes them to stop feeding, said Rory McDonnell, Oregon State...
Tom Chastain, associate professor in the crop and soil science department at Oregon State University, received the Educator of the Year Award Tuesday evening from the Linn Soil & Water Conservation District during the group’s annual meeting...
The answer is yes, according to Jay Noller, a professor of soil science at Oregon State University, who has spent time in Cyprus but is not involved with the fig tree incident.