Betsy Verhoeven, New Mid Valley Field Crops Extension faculty for Marion and Clackamas Counties

Announcement

Willamette Valley native Betsy Verhoeven has joined the faculty in Marion and Clackamas Counties as Assistant Professor of Practice for Field Crops. Read More...

How Has Cannabis Legalization Affected Small Farms So Far?

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The legalization of recreational cannabis is changing the farming landscape in parts of Oregon. Oregon voters passed Measure 91 in November 2014, and recreational cannabis became legal in the state...

By Lauren Gwin, Maud Powell

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Rich Affeldt, OSU Extension Plot Tour, COARC, June 9, 2009

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Rich Affeldt, OSU Extension Crop Scientist conducts a plot tour at the Central Oregon Agricultural Research Center looking at Calliso a new herbicide from Syngenta registered on Kentucky bluegrass grown for seed.
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IPM soilborne diseases of cereals

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Presentation by Kurtis L. Schroeder, Cropping Systems Agronomist & Plant Pathologist, on Soilborne Diseases of Cereals: Identification and Management for the Integrated Pest Management Website hosted by Umatilla County Extension Service.

By Cynthia Ocamb

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IPM - Wheat Foliar Diseases

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Presentation by Tim Murray, WSU Plant Pathologist, on Wheat Foliar Diseases: Eyespot and Stripe Rust for the Integrated Pest Management Website hosted by OSU Umatilla County Extension Service.

By Cynthia Ocamb

Ergot Alert Newsletter

Online Resource

The Ergot Alert Newsletter is brought to you by Oregon State University and USDA-ARS, and sponsored by the Washington Turfgrass Seed Commission, the Oregon Seed Council, the Columbia Basin Grass Seed Growers, the Jefferson County Seed Growers Association, and the Union County Grass Seed Growers Association. The goal of this newsletter is to provide information about ergot spore production in Central Oregon, the Columbia Basin, and the Grande Ronde Valley in an effort to inform decisions related to ergot management during the course of the growing season.

By Jeremiah Dung

Cereal Pathology (Smiley)

Online Resource

This website reflects work previously conducted by the program of Dr. Richard Smiley, who retired in January 2015. Smiley continues to prepare publications but is no longer conducting experiments in the field, greenhouse or laboratory. Please refer to the website entitled 'Cereal Pathology' to examine current plant pathology research and extension at the Columbia Basin Agricultural Research Center, under the leadership of Dr. Christina Hagerty.

Cereal Pathology

Online Resource

The Pendleton Cereal Pathology lab is focused on serving the producers and stakeholders of high quality Oregon wheat. My goal is to conduct relevant, practical, and applied research on the biology and control of plant-pathogenic fungi and nematodes that limit yields of dryland wheat production in the Inland Pacific Northwest.

By Christina Hagerty

Stripper Header and Direct Seeding: Ron and Andy Juris

OSU Extension Catalog

Ron and Andy Juris farm in Bickleton, Washington, in an area receiving about 8–12 inches of annual precipitation. In this publication, the Jurises discuss their use of a stripper header for conserving standing residue, as well as their use of direct seeding.

Organic Small Grain Production in the Inland Pacific Northwest: A Collection of Case Studies

OSU Extension Catalog

Organic farming can be a challenge anywhere, but the obstacles encountered by Inland Pacific Northwest organic small grain farmers are unique. Their options for managing weeds and soil nutrients are few, and the limitations of the regional climate don’t make things much easier. Nonetheless, organic...

Performance of Hard Red Winter Wheat in Late-Planted Fallow

OSU Extension Catalog

This publication describes results of field research on the performance of hard red winter wheat cultivars in a late-planted fallow system in the low-precipitation zone of Oregon and Washington.

By Larry Lutcher, Clare Sullivan, Don Wysocki