AnnouncementWillamette Valley native Betsy Verhoeven has joined the faculty in Marion and Clackamas Counties as Assistant Professor of Practice for Field Crops. Read More...
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...
VideoRich 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.
VideoPresentation 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.
VideoPresentation 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.
Online ResourceThe 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.
Online ResourceThis 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.
Online ResourceThe 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.
OSU Extension CatalogRon 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.
OSU Extension CatalogOrganic 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...
OSU Extension CatalogThis 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.