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OSU scientists report from Cyprus conflict

While Greek and Turkish Cypriots seek to resolve one of Europe's longest disputes, two scientists from Oregon State University are working to unite a divided country at ground level – through soil.

Peg Herring | Apr 27, 2004 | News Story

Soil, Seedbed Preparation and Seeding for Hemp

Growers planting a successful commercial crop of hemp for seed, fiber, or resin will follow these guidelines for soil preparation, seeding, and irrigation.

Richard Roseberg, Valtcho Jeliazkov, Sam Angima | Aug 2019 | OSU Extension Catalog

OSU researchers develop GIS tool to help China reduce soil erosion

Oregon State University researchers are working with the People’s Republic of China on development of a web-based Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping tool to help land managers find ways to control massive soil erosion in China.

Dec 17, 2004 | News Story

Conservation Tillage in a Winter Wheat - Fallow System, Ron Jirava

Ron Jirava’s approach to conservation tillage helps his farm to remain economically viable. Learn more in this farmer-to-farmer case study.

Oct 2018 | OSU Extension Catalog

Fertilizing with Biosolids

Focuses on how biosolids can be used to supply nutrients to crops. Describes the nutrient content and fertilizer replacement value of biosolids and the relationship between biosolids nutrient inputs and crop removal of nutrients. ...

Dan Sullivan | Feb 2015 | OSU Extension Catalog

Acidifying Soil for Crop Production: Inland Pacific Northwest

Explains the relationship between high soil pH and nutrient deficiencies in crop plants. Color photos illustrate symptoms of pH-induced nutrient deficiency. Explains the causes of high soil pH and presents step-by-step instructions for lowering pH.

Don Wysocki | Sep 2007 | OSU Extension Catalog

Managing Salt-Affected Soils for Crop Production

This publication describes the soil tests commonly used in evaluating salt-affected soils in the western United States and gives general guidelines for test interpretation. It will help readers: (1) understand how sodium, calcium, ...

Dan Sullivan | Nov 2007 | OSU Extension Catalog

Spring Grains: Western Oregon—West of Cascades Fertilizer Guide

Based on soil test results, recommends amounts of fertilizer and lime needed for spring grains in western Oregon.

Jan 2000 | OSU Extension Catalog

Soft White Winter Wheat (Western Oregon) Nutrient Management Guide

Gives nutrient and lime recommendations for soft white winter wheat in western Oregon. Also discusses: impact of diseases, such as take-all root rot, on crop yield; planting in poorly drained soil; soils and settings for wheat ...

Richard Roseberg, Nicole Anderson | Jul 2011 | OSU Extension Catalog

Tall Fescue Grown for Seed: A Nutrient Management Guide for Western Oregon

This guide covers key nutrient management topics related to tall fescue grown for seed in western Oregon. Crop growth and timing of nutrient uptake is covered. Specific recommendations for nitrogen, phosphorous, potassium, sulfur, ...

Nicole Anderson | Sep 2014 | OSU Extension Catalog