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2019 Organic Extension Summit Report

Final report from the 2019 Organic Extension Summit held at OSU's North Willamette Research and Extension Center on April 17, 2019. 28 pages.

Nick Andrews, Anna Allen | Jul 2019 | Fact Sheet

Given more information about how wine is made, consumers less likely to pay for organic

Consumers are more willing to pay for wine that comes with an organic or organic grape label but providing information about certification standards and organic production practices reduces consumer willingness to pay for all wines, , according to an Oregon State University-led study.

Chris Branam | Jun 25, 2019 | News story

Dry Farming in the Maritime Pacific Northwest: Intro to Dry Farming Organic Vegetables

This publication provides an overview of dry farming, describes some of the management practices that support growing organic vegetable crops without supplemental irrigation in this region, and offers some additional resources.

Amy Garrett | Feb 2019 | OSU Extension Catalog

Weed Management in Conventional and Organic Snap Beans in Western Oregon

Discusses weed prevention and management in conventional and organic snap bean production.

Ed Peachey | Jan 2019 | OSU Extension Catalog

Japanese Agricultural Innovation Stories

Improvements in agricultural technology and breeding helped struggling Japanese farming communities in the early 20th century. In the 1990s, Dr. Nishio Toshihiko, a Japanese rice breeder and scholar, published over 150 stories about ...

Dec 2018 | Collection

A Farmer Should Not Be In Regular Pain!

Do you feel the aches and pains everyday? It is possible to keep your back and joints healthy when farming and prevent the consequences that come with musculoskeletal disorders.

Teagan Moran | Oct 2018 | Article

Fresh Market Organic Strawberry Research

It’s strawberry season and even we have caught strawberry fever! The Mid-Valley Small Farms team is excited to announce that they are conducting new research on strawberry production. This Research and Extension program, supported...

Victoria Binning | May 2018 | Article