Kristie Buckland - Vegetable & Specialty Seed Crop Extension Specialist
Office: 503-506-0955 or email at Kristine.Buckland@Oregonstate.edu
Kristie Buckland is a plant scientist focused on vegetable and seed crop production research and extension. Her program strives to identify management strategies to increase farm sustainability. Using a systems approach, her research examines the interaction of crop growth, yield, and pest pressure along with soil health indicators. View a handout summarizing her research program here.
Kristie has worked for 9 years in both conventional and organic vegetable and small grain systems. She has experience implementing management strategies such as inter-cropping, trap cropping, crop rotations, as well as the timing and amount of diverse nitrogen input sources. Kristie has been involved with extension throughout these years with on-farm research, grower collaborations and community outreach.
Kristie earned a B.S. in Aeronautical Engineering from the U.S. Air Force Academy. She completed her M.S. and Ph.D. in Plant Science at Utah State University.
- Fresh market vegetables
- Processed vegetables
- Vegetable seed crops
- Crop development
Nick Andrews -Extension Agent
Cell: 503-913-9410 Office: 971-801-0391 or Email
- Soil fertility, cover crops and organic fertilizers
- Diagnostics and IPM
- Degree-day modeling
- Vegetable variety trials
Ed Peachey -Extension Agent
Cell: 541-740-6712 or Email
- Processed vegetables and vegetable seed crops
- Weed Management
- Soil fertility