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While the full impact of COVID-19 on our student community is still unfolding, it has already significantly disrupted their lives, resulting in unexpected financial needs. The Beavers Care initiative provides immediate resources for OSU students who are facing new and overwhelming challenges.

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Current and Incoming Students for Spring 2020: Visit the Keep Learning site below for information about remote Spring coursework.

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New and Prospective Students: During this time of Social Distancing, take a virtual tour of our college.

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All Students: Please feel free to contact an advisor with questions. 


Dr. Tom Chastain named the new Department Head for Crop and Soil Science

Following an extensive national search, long-standing OSU graduate, faculty member and professor of 28 years, Dr. Tom Chastain, has been named the new Department Head for Crop and Soil Science.

Dr. Chastain earned a B.A. in Biological Sciences from California State University, Chico, and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Crop Science at OSU. He served as Assistant Professor of Seed Physiology for two years at Washington State University, for three years as Assistant Professor at OSU’s Columbia Basin Agricultural Research Center in Pendleton, and for 28 years as Professor of Seed Crop Physiology and Ecology at OSU’s Department of Crop and Soil Science in Corvallis. During his time at the Corvallis campus, he has served in several leadership roles including Associate Department Head for three years, and for nine months as Interim Department Head.

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Agsci Researchers Among Most-Cited In The World

Four researchers from the College of Agricultural Sciences were named the world's most Highly Cited Researchers in 2019 by the Web of Science Group.

Brett Tyler, Markus Kleber, Joey Spatafora, and Vaughn Walton ranked in the top 1% by citations, demonstrating significant research influence among their peers. This is the second year in a row that Tyler and Spatafora have been named to this prestigious list.

Brett Tyler

Markus Kleber

Joey Spatafora

Vaughn Walton

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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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