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Marc Anderson Marc Anderson
Mgr-Farm and Facilities
503-678-1264
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Nicole Anderson Nicole Anderson
Associate Professor
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The primary focus of my program is to conduct applied research and Extension outreach in grass and legume seed crops in Oregon.

Heather Andrews Heather Andrews
Faculty Research Assistant
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Joe Battilega Joe Battilega
Bio Science Research Tech 2
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Cora Bobo-Shisler
Bio Science Research Tech 3
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Kristine Buckland Kristine Buckland
Assistant Professor
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  • Sustainable agriculture
  • Soil health
  • Nutrient cycling
  • Agricultural systems analysis

North Willamette Research and Extension Center (NWREC)
15210 NE Miley Road
Aurora, OR 97002-9543

Surendra Dara
NWREC Director and Professor
971-801-0384
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Surendra Dara is an entomologist with more than 25 years of experience in IPM and microbial control. Throughout his career, he worked on numerous invasive and endemic species of arthropods and plant pathogens. He developed a strong research and extension program working on irrigation, nutrient...

Amanda Davis Amanda Davis
Senior Faculty Research Assistant II
971-801-0394
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Amanda has been a Faculty Research Assistant for the berry crop production/physiology research program in the Department of Horticulture and the NWREC (led by Dr. Scott Lukas and formerly Dr. Bernadine Strik) since 2013. She establishes and manages organic and conventional berry crop research...

Sarah Doane
Faculty Research Assistant
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Brian Donovan
Faculty Research Assistant
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OSU Seeds:

Seed Crop Research & Extension

Seed Crop Physiology

Janice Egli
Office Specialist 2
971-373-5912
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Shelley Hughes Shelley Hughes
Administrative Assistant
971-533-8614
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Patrick Jones Patrick Jones
Senior Faculty Research Asst I
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Berries

Judy Kowalski Judith Kowalski
Bio Science Research Tech 3
971-801-0393
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I assist Chal Landgren in his Christmas tree program with research and extension activities. Many projects include traveling to locations throughout western Oregon and southwest Washington conducting various field work, research trials and tree evaluations. 

 

 

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Chal Landgren Chal Landgren
Academic Wage Appt - Salaried
503-678-1264

Christmas Tree Specialist

Extension program touches on all aspects of Christmas tree production beginning with site preparation and continuing all the way through harvest and shipping.

Current research efforts include work in the following areas:...

Dani Lightle Danielle Lightle
Assistant Professor (Practice)

Dr. Scott Lukas Scott Lukas
Associate Professor
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The OSU Horticulture Integrated Cropping Systems Program focuses on providing research based solutions to high value irrigated crops, with an emphasis on optimizing production system outputs while reducing negative environmental impacts.

Hermiston Agricultural Research and Extension...

Monte Mattsson Monte Mattsson
Faculty Research Assistant
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PI: Dr. Danielle Lightle

Dalyn McCauley Dalyn McCauley
Faculty Research Assistant

Lloyd Nackley
Associate Professor
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My research and teaching program investigates how light, nutrients, water, potting media and container-type, affect plant growth, development, and aesthetics.

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Dr. Lloyd Nackley is a plant physiological ecologist who brings a systems approach to nursery and greenhouse...

Heidi Noordijk Heidi Noordijk
AG Small Farm Coordinator
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Small Farms

Ann Rasmussen Ann Rasmussen
Faculty Research Assistant
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Interests include:

  • Unmanned aerial systems (UAS) and remote sensing applications for plant health
  • Crop development
  • Plant pathology
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Luisa Santamaria
Associate Professor
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My main goal is to develop educational programs based on the needs and priorities for the Oregon nursery industry.

Program Areas of Focus:

  • Bilingual Education programs in plant health.
  • Management practices to control plant diseases in Nursery crops and...
Melissa Scherr Melissa Scherr
Research Associate
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Clint Taylor holding brussel sprouts Clint Taylor
Education Program Assistant 1
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Kody Transue
Bio Science Research Tech 2
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Derek Wells Derek Wells
Trades/Maintenance Coordinator
541-678-1264
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Nik Wiman Nik Wiman
Associate Professor
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  • biological control
  • population biology
  • orchard ecology
  • insect behavior
  • integrated pest management

Nik earned a BS (biology) and MS (entomology) from Montana State University where he worked on biological control of weeds...

Wei Yang Wei Yang
Professor
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My responsibility is to provide leadership for the blueberry education program in the North Willamette District where the most of the state’s blueberry industry is concentrated. I also conduct applied research in blueberry production systems to support my extension activities.

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