Lynn Ketchum

Field Crops

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Retired Extension agent, turning 100, reflects on career

Oct 30, 2019
Steve Besse spent one-quarter of his life, 25 years, working for Oregon State University’s College of Agriculture, and most of it in Extension.

By Mitch Lies | News Story

Researchers determine pollen abundance and diversity in five major pollinator-dependent crops

Aug 28, 2019
A new study provides valuable insights into pollen abundance and diversity available to honeybee colonies employed in five major pollinator-dependent crops in Oregon and California.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Program aims to lessen conflict between cannabis growers and conventional farmers

Jul 11, 2019
Oregon State University steps up to help mitigate clashes between conventional farmers and marijuana growers.  

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Solar arrays could be used as resources for plant productivity, study shows

Nov 2, 2018
Oregon State University scientists have found a resource to increase agricultural production on dry, unirrigated farmland—solar panels.

By Chris Branam | News Story

$2 million barley project gets naked for the good of the grain

Jan 24, 2018
OSU is leading a five-state effort to develop varieties of organic naked barleys

By Chris Branam | News Story

Researchers model optimal amount of rainfall for plants

Dec 4, 2017
Landscapes are likely to shrink and become less productive in the future through climate change

By Chris Branam | News Story

Barley no longer an afterthought in beer flavor

Nov 27, 2017
Researchers found notable differences in the taste of beers malted from barley varieties reputed to have flavor qualities.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Cold winter, wet spring lead to wheat disease in eastern Oregon

May 22, 2017
Stripe rust arrived in the fall and spread quickly

By Chris Branam | News Story

A prickly problem: Russian thistle populations in northeastern Oregon resist glyphosate

Mar 14, 2017
Wheat farmers rely extensively on the herbicide to control the weed

By Chris Branam | News Story

Camelina oil could be economically feasible as source of commercial jet fuel, new OSU analysis shows

Feb 7, 2017
Government intervention could create an aviation market for the oilseed plant

By Chris Branam | News Story