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Calderón to direct the Columbia Basin Agricultural Research Center

Calderón, who is fluent in English and Spanish, has more than 20 years of experience and extensive knowledge of soil science and its role in dryland farming.

Dec 10, 2020 | News story

Soil: The Dirty Secrets of a Living Landscape

Soil is a living ecosystem that includes minerals, air, water, habitat for creatures and the creatures themselves. Soil provides plants with nutrients, water, physical support and air for roots. Soil also houses macro- and ...

Gordon Jones | Dec 2020 | OSU Extension Catalog

Mitigating soil erosion after a fire

Soil erosion following wildfire is a concern for many forest owners. In many instances the site will recover on its own with minimal erosion.

Alicia Christiansen, Wildfire Recovery group | Nov 2020 | Fact Sheet

Manure Application Rates for Forage Production

This publication provides estimates of crop removal of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium for forage crops grown on dairies in western Oregon. It also provides guidance on liquid manure application rates to meet crop nitrogen requirements.

Troy Downing, Dan Sullivan | Nov 2020 | OSU Extension Catalog

Extension Master Gardeners put their hands in the soil for science

OSU Extension Master Gardeners are taking part in a community science project to understand the the transfer dynamics of soil microbes ot humans in gardening.

Kym Pokorny | Oct 1, 2020 | News story

Minimum Tillage on Bohlender Farms

Teldon Bohlender speaks about his experiences using minimum tillage on his farm in Malheur County

Christy Tanner | Aug 2020 | Video

Estimating Plant-Available Nitrogen Release from Cover Crops

This publication assists western Oregon farmers and agricultural professionals in determining the nitrogen fertilizer replacement value of winter cover crops. Includes information on plant-available nitrogen (PAN) basics; a site-specific, ...

Dan Sullivan, Nick Andrews, Linda Brewer | Aug 2020 | OSU Extension Catalog

Are there pollution standards for bagged soil?

Q: Bagged garden soils have no information about their source or safety. I recently bought bags (big box store) and am concerned about where the soil was actually mined. There were some weird things included in each of the ...

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Selecting successful cover crops for your hop yard

This fact sheet is designed to help guide commercial hop growers in selecting cover crops. The guide discusses pros and cons for four different cover crop strategies: annual fall-planted, annual spring-planted, annual re-seeding and...

Betsy Verhoeven | Sep 2019 | Article