News + Awards + Accolades
Recognizing the tremendous contributions from faculty, students and stakeholders advancing the future of agriculture and natural resources.
Farmers are seeing their barley crops impacted by extreme heat, drought and unpredictable growing seasons.
"In any agricultural crop,...
Ben Davis named Interim Director of Marketing and Communications for the College of Agricultural Sciences
The College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University has named Ben Davis as the Interim Director of Marketing and Communications....
“It’s an enigmatic disease. We understand the basics, but we don’t know why this disease flares up some years and then goes down,” said project...
Rachael Orben, an assistant professor and researcher at Oregon State University, has been leading efforts to document what puffins eat by taking...
Gwin joined Oregon State in 2008, co-founded SFCFS in 2013, and became OSU’s first Community Food Systems extension specialist in 2015. Her work focuses on local and regional food system development that is grounded in sustainability, equity, and collaboration. She leads a team of innovative programs and people that bring a broad range of expertise and experience to complex food systems challenges and opportunities.
Osborne is a globally recognized professor and enology Extension specialist in the Food Science and Technology department at Oregon State University. His research focuses on the impact of wine microorganisms on wine quality and has been featured in more than 50 peer-reviewed journal articles, conference proceedings, trade magazines, and Extension publications.
Following a comprehensive national search, Oregon State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences has named Timothy Rager as its new Director of Information and Technology. Rager brings diverse senior leadership experience managing information technology for complex, decentralized organizations. Rager will be responsible for designing and managing the information and technological services for the College and will report to the Chief Operating Officer.
With a Ph.D. in Applied Economics and Management from Cornell University, Bell brings more than 15 years of experience advancing sustainability initiatives around the world. Leading teams in academic and non-profit organizations, Bell has designed projects and built social enterprise programs in Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Kenya, and other parts of Africa as well as the United States.
For more than 150 years, we have stood at the crossroads of conservation and production, innovating new ways to advance the future of agriculture and natural resources.
We partner with industries and communities each day to help the economy and all people thrive.
2022 marked a number of significant milestones, including a new dean, Dr. Staci Simonich. It also marked our highest-ever year of research expenditures and marked the public launch of Oregon State University’s capital campaign.
As we lean into these accomplishments and opportunities, we recognize that now more than ever we remain steadfastly committed to make tomorrow better for everyone.
Awards and Accolades
Celebrating the Legacy of Outstanding Alumni & Friends
The College of Agricultural Sciences celebrates the legacy of our most outstanding alumni and friends. Individuals who have been consummate ambassadors for the College and for Oregon State University. These are people who have had a meaningful impact on Oregon and its agriculture, food and environmental landscapes
2022 Distinguished Alumni Luminary Award
Michelle Armstrong, Wilbur-Ellis
2022 Distinguished Leader Award
Carl and Kim Casale, Casale Ag, LLC
2022 Distinguished Legacy Award
Mohammed Koohmaraie, IEH Laboratories, Meat Division
2022 Hall of Fame Award
David Gremmels, Rogue Creamery
2022 Hall of Fame Award
Verl Holden, Nurseryman and Grower