We are the 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 to serve this state and its people through our research, our teaching, and our outreach. 

Learn more in this video about the diversity of our research and our people, out there getting our boots dirty and our gear wet, working at the confluence of conservation and production.

AgSci Welcomes New Director:

Lisa Ballance



Lisa Ballance, an ecologist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Southwest Fisheries Science Center in La Jolla, California, has been named director of the Marine Mammal Institute at Oregon State University.

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The Oregon Agricultural Experiment Station (OAES) is Oregon’s principal source of knowledge relating to agricultural and food systems, discovering new knowledge to improve quality of life, environmental quality, and economic development in rural and urban communities.

The station has 11 stations in 13 locations and more than 400 scientists in 28 academic disciplines working across the state. Last year, OAES brought in more than $55 million in federal research funding.

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Students & Alumni

Faces of AgSci

Faces of AgSci is a digital magazine that features our students and alumni. We aim to celebrate the diversity of our research and our community, showcasing the humanity behind the science. 


Research & Faculty

OAP Magazine

Oregon’s Agricultural Progress (OAP) magazine showcases how agricultural research contributes to the economy, environment, and social structure of Oregon and the world.


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The Source

The Source features a quarterly message from our dean, Dr. Alan Sams, along with a compilation of faculty highlights, news stories, and updates from our programs and partnerships across the globe.


Alumni and Friends

College of Agricultural Sciences alumni are known for making a difference. The involvement of our alumni is crucial to the College community.

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