2019 Winter/Spring Recipients

Ellissa Durning, Agricultural Education
Project: Agricultural Education Study

Jessie Zimmerman, Botany and Plant Pathology
Project: Researching Plant Diversity to Help Develop Identification Tools

Najma Binti Hashim Ain, Fisheries and Wildlife
Project: Interactions of Environmental Conditions and Behavior of Western Pont Turtle

Thomas Markley, Animal and Rangeland Sciences
Project: Genomic Testing for Determining Productivity in Crossbreed Angus Cattle

Victor Perez, Animal and Rangeland Sciences
Project: Genomic Testing for Determining Productivity in Crossbreed Angus Cattle

Bridgette Medeghini, Biological and Ecological Engineering
Project: Developing Chemical-forensic Tools to Identify Unknown Sources of Pollution

Kirsten Jones, Botany and Plant Pathology
Project: Molecular tools to solve a conservation problem: development of a fast, economical test to help recovery efforts for the endangered Gentner's fritillary

Addison DeBor, Horticulture
Project: Nest depth and sex ration fo managed orchard mason bees

Steven Tao, Crop and Soil Science / Extension Field Faculty
Project: Oregon Strawberry Growers Needs Assessment

Tess Wier, Crop and Soil Science / Extension Field Faculty
Project: The OLEA Project - Olive Propagation, Cold-hardiness Evaluation, and Up-Potting Techniques, Year 1

Abigail Whitney, Horticulture
Project: Organic Cover Cropping with native Species: Best Production Practices for Use in Aisles of Crops Grown on Raised Beds