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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

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

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

New web-based tool helps farmers plant veggies at just the right time

Dec 9, 2016
Croptime helps farmers target harvest dates, boosting profit and sustainability

By Gail Wells | News Story

New OSU slug expert will help Oregon farmers combat the slimy pests

Apr 11, 2016
Rory McDonnell studies environmentally friendly slug control methods--such as essential oils from plants

By Gail Wells | News Story

OSU partners on $3.2 million study to probe a costly potato pest

Feb 29, 2016
Researchers aim to breed resistant varieties of the world's fourth most consumed food staple

By Gail Wells | News Story

OSU’s new barley varieties appeal to brewers, bakers and bovines

Sep 3, 2015
One is a food-type barley that could also be great for beer

By Gail Wells | News Story