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OSU researchers looking to see how wildfire smoke impacts grapes

Researchers are trying to determine what impact wildfire smoke has on the flavor of Oregon grapes and how, precisely, it happens.

Cattle grazing with virtual fencing shows potential to create wildfire fuel breaks, study finds

The use of virtual fencing to manage cattle grazing on sagebrush rangelands has the potential to create fuel breaks needed to help fight...

Nicole Anderson conducts research in a field outside of Silverton in 2020. Photo by Mitch Lies

Former Polk County agent is new statewide specialist

Longtime Polk County Extension agronomist Nicole Anderson has moved to the Oregon State University campus in Corvallis to become the new...

blue shark photo courtesy Hatfield Marine Science Center

Hatfield Marine Science Center Features Live Oregon Coast Shark Event

October's Science On Tap event in Newport will give you a closer glimpse into the world of sharks on the Oregon coast. It's a night of sharks,...

Jeffrey Steiner

Dr. Jeffrey Steiner appointed new director of the Global Hemp Innovation Center

Steiner has served as the associate director of the GHIC since 2019, helping to expand the center, develop new programs, and cultivate relationships with partner institutions. Steiner has broad leadership experience in government and academic settings conducting and administering food and agriculture, natural resources, and bioenergy systems research.

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Jeff Reimer

Dr. Jeffrey Reimer named as the interim department head for Applied Economics

Reimer has been in the Department of Applied Economics at Oregon State University since 2005.  His research program concerns topics in international trade, agricultural economics, price analysis, labor economics, water resources, and general equilibrium modeling.  His teaching at OSU has focused on agricultural price analysis, international trade, the economics of globalization, and micro-economic theory.

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Rachel Jones

Rachel Jones named as the new Student Engagement Coordinator

Dr. Rachel Jones will join the CAS Academic Programs Office as the Student Engagement Coordinator on September 19, 2022. Rachel has been a tireless advocate for student success, being especially interested in increasing the participation and visibility of underrepresented groups in academia. Rachel fits perfectly in the Academic Programs Office and shares our passion for promoting student retention, academic excellence, and professional success.

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Lydia Graber

Lydia Graber named the Greenhouse Operations Manager

Lydia Graber has been named as the Greenhouse Operations Manager starting September 1, 2022. With her appointment as Manager, Lydia can now say she has held every employment position within Greenhouse Operations, a great advantage for CAS and her unit. Lydia received her Bachelor of Science in Horticulture from OSU in 2016 and even lived within the Greenhouse Operations facility in the resident apartments.

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Annual Report

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.

While 2021 continued to present challenges, it also revealed new opportunities.

Now more than ever, we are committed to our tireless pursuit to make tomorrow better.

2021 Annual Report

Archived Annual Reports

 

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

faculty + staff awards promotion + tenure recipients student awards alumni + friends awards

Distinguished Alumni Legacy Award

Bill and Karla Chambers from Stahlbush Island Farms

Distinguished Alumni Leader Award

Larry Sidor from Crux Fermentation Project

Distinguished Alumni Luminary Award

Sierra Hartney, Plant Pathologist with Sakata America.

Distinguished Alumni Legacy Award

Julianne Wood-Rethwill

Hall of Fame Award

Tillamook County Creamery Association