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Should I Worry about Heavy Metals in My Garden Soil?

What do we know about heavy metals in soil? What do we know about lead exposure through soil and garden plants? What do we know about cadmium and arsenic in soils? What can I do if I’m at risk for heavy metals in my garden soil?

Jul 2016 | Article

Snap Bean—Western Oregon, Nutrient Management Guide

Provides nutrient management information and recommendations for bush snap beans grown in western Oregon for processing or fresh market. Includes descriptions of plant nutrient deficiency with color photos, and information on optimum application rates, timing, and placement.

Dan Sullivan, Ed Peachey, Aaron Heinrich | Nov 2016 | OSU Extension Catalog

Clover seed brings income to Oregon farmers, nitrogen to soil

Crimson clover market is growing for a crop with economic and environmental benefit.

Jun 7, 2011 | News Story

OSU scientist helps war-torn island plan for future tsunamis

Jay Noller, a soil scientist from Oregon State University, is mapping evidence of tsunamis on war-torn Cyprus and helping the divided governments plan for a shared future.

Peg Herring | Apr 13, 2005 | News Story

Incorporating Grains into a Whole Farm

How to properly incorporate grains into an entire farm. Includes suggestions for rotations on various types of farms.

Sep 2018 | Article