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Sam Angima

Sam Angima

Associate Dean of Extension
sam.angima [at]

Office: 541-737-3742

Strand Agriculture Hall

Strand Agriculture Hall 448C

170 SW Waldo Place

170 SW Waldo Place
Corvallis, OR 97331

Extension Small Farms Program


Affiliated with: 
College of Ag Admin
OSU Main Campus

Professional Accomplishments


January 1 2006 – Present: Natural Resource Management & Staff chair, OSU Lincoln County Extension Center, Newport Oregon.

July 2001 – 2005: Agronomy Specialist with the University of Missouri Extension where I served 8 counties in the west central region of Missouri.

May 2000 – June 2001:  Post Doctoral Research Fellow with the Crop Diagnostic Training Center, Agronomy Department, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.

1996 – April 2000: Ph.D. Graduate student, research assistant, and volunteer.

1994 –1996: Agricultural Officer at the National Agroforestry Research Project (NARP), a branch of the International Center for Research in Agroforestry (ICRAF), East Africa.

1993 – 1994: Graduate Teaching Assistant, Kenyatta University.

1992: Farm Manager at PACE primary boarding school, Kenya. 

July – Dec 1991: Self-employed – Vegetable and Fruit Production, Kisii, Kenya.


Ph.D.  Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.
Emphasis:  Soils and Sustainable Land-use Management.
Research Interests:  Soil erosion, sustainable agriculture, bio-intensive agriculture and integrated farming systems.
Thesis:  Soil erosion prediction using RUSLE.

M.S.  Kenyatta University, Kenya.  1996.
Major:  Agricultural Systems Management.
Thesis:  Use of Tree-Grass Hedges Combinations for Erosion Control.

B.S.  Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI 1991
Major:  Agricultural sciences
Emphasis: Crop Production, Soils, Animal Production, & Small Farm Management.

My Awards

My Publications


Journal Article


Book Chapter

S. D. Angima, Vegetative Techniques for Erosion and Sedimentation Control, in Encyclopedia of Soil Science, 2002, pp. 441-444.

Conference Paper

S. D. Angima, O'Neil, M. K., and Stott, D. E., On-farm assessment of contour hedges for soil and water conservation in Central Kenya, in The Global Farm – Selected papers from the 10th International Soil Conservation Organization Meeting, 2002.

Journal Article

M. K. O'neill, Angima, S. D., Duinker, B., and Okoba, B., Fodder Production from Contour Hedges in the Central Kenyan Highlands, Journal of Sustainable Agriculture, vol. 20252, no. 3, pp. 57 - 67, 2002.


Conference Paper

M. K. O'Neil, Tuwei, P., Mugwe, J., Angima, S. D., and Karanja, G., Fodder dissemination for soil conservation in the central Kenyan highlands, in 10th Congress of the International Soil Conservation Organization, 1999.

Outreach and Extension

Extension Service Site Publications

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