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We are committed to seeking a critical balance between production and conservation, dedicated each day to one unifying purpose

Make Tomorrow Better

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College of Agricultural Sciences

As the founding College of Oregon State University, for more than 150 years we have lived out our land-grant mission in education, research, and outreach. With renowned faculty working across interdisciplinary sciences, we partner with leading industries and organizations across the state and around the world to provide our students with hands-on opportunities to make a difference. The research we lead impacts the health of our critical natural resources and ecosystems, innovates better understanding of food systems and access to food, improves the resilience and competitiveness of our agricultural communities, and advances entrepreneurial ideas that change the way we grow and develop food to meet the needs of a growing and diverse population. We invite you to learn more about our mission, our work, and our people—in Oregon and around the world.

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Living Out Our Land Grant Mission

 

 

Dr. Jeffrey Reimer named as the interim department head for Applied Economics

Reimer has been in the Department of Applied Economics at Oregon State University since 2005.  His research program concerns topics in international trade, agricultural economics, price analysis, labor economics, water resources, and general equilibrium modeling.  His teaching at OSU has focused on agricultural price analysis, international trade, the economics of globalization, and micro-economic theory.

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2021 Annual Report

For more than 150 years, we have stood at the crossroads of conservation and production, innovating new ways to advance the future of agriculture and natural resources.

We partner with industries and communities each day to help the economy and all people thrive.

While 2021 continued to present challenges, it also revealed new opportunities.

Now more than ever, we are committed to our tireless pursuit to make tomorrow better.

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Aleutian Tern in Kodiak, Alaska. Photo: Lisa Hupp/USFWS

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Scientists Are Racing to Understand the Aleutian Tern’s Mysterious Decline

U.S. populations of the seabird have crashed in the past half century. Researchers hope an upcoming series of surveys will reveal how dire the...

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Clackamas Community College and OSU offer farming classes

Oregon State University's Extension Service has teamed up with Clackamas Community College and other partners to walk students through how to do...

Lisa Brinkman, Water Mandala, 2021. Eco-prints of sumac, eucalyptus, geranium, and maple on raw silk canvas, cold wax and oils. 40” x 30”

Oregon Art’s Sustainable Feast

OSU's touring Art About Agriculture exhibit, now at Newport's Pacific Maritime Heritage Center, explores the ways we grow and eat our food.

Here's why Oregonians are so proud of their blackberries

It's peak blackberry season in Oregon. And residents' fingers are sticky with sweet juice. Even if you don't live there, the blackberries you...

Faces of AgSci

"There are very few places in this life where you're surrounded by so many like minded individuals who are all here to make positive change in the lives of others.  "

- Nolan Carson,  Environmental Economics and Policy 

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We Are Out There

With 14 branch experiment stations and extension services in all 36 counties, the College of Agricultural Sciences is embedded in communities not just in Oregon, but across the nation and the world.

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Our Strategic Advantage