Feature Stories

Small Farms and Community Food Systems

A new center tends to food from field to fork.

Solar Array

Oregon State University this spring has brought the largest of its ground-mounted solar arrays online as part of the Oregon University System’s “Solar by Degrees” program.


Oregon State University scientists have created a fashion accessory that doubles as a pollution detector.

Siva Kolluri

Siva Kolluri, a cancer researcher at Oregon State University, uses assays in "well plates" to identify chemical compounds that could kill cancer cells.

Oregon State ranks 7th best worldwide in agriculture and forestry

Oregon State University has been recognized as a world-class center in agriculture and forestry, debuting at 7th in a new international survey of more than 200 schools.

OSU researcher Gerd Bobe

OSU researcher Gerd Bobe led a study that fed flaxseed to dairy cows. (Photo by Hannah O'Leary.) Read more.

OSU entomologist Sujaya Rao

OSU entomologist Sujaya Rao seeks blueberry growers willing to plant vegetation along their fields. (Photo by Lynn Ketchum.) Read more.

Plant Breeding and Genetics

The new Plant Breeding and Genetics Option

New Leadership Minor

Open to every student on campus, regardless of major department or college affiliation, a Leadership Minor from the College of Agricultural Sciences is designed to provide you with the most beneficial educational experience possible.

Jeb Hollobaugh

Jeb Hollobaugh vividly recalls his first visit as a high school freshman on an FFA outing.  And given Hollobaugh’s interests, it’s not surprising to find him nine years later graduating with a degree in Food Science and Technology from that same program.

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