Agricultural Experiment Station

The Oregon Agricultural Experiment Station focuses the power of science to support over 220 Oregon crops and commodities and help address Oregon’s critical issues across landscapes, oceans, and food systems.

Wheat and barley field trials help growers make annual variety choices

As summer turns to fall, Oregon’s cereal crop growers make decisions on the varieties of wheat or barley they will plant on their farm.

Improved propagation techniques assist olive growers in Oregon

New information gives the promising olive industry a leg up in getting their orchards started.

OSU institute responds to growing smoke exposure in wine grapes

Oregon Wine Research Institute forms a multi-disciplinary study team to develop solutions to this growing concern

Extension support keeps Oregon Christmas trees on top

Extension helps make sure exported Christmas trees are pest-free

New Oregon State hazelnut varieties expand production

Oregon State University research brought Oregon's hazelnut industry back from the brink. Now new farmers are embracing Oregon's state nut.

OSU breeds new hops for craft brewers

The pine cone-looking flowers give beer its flavor, aroma and bitter bite

OSU creates new barley varieties for food, beer and forage

Varieties are evaluated for yield, disease resistance, cold tolerance and baking quality

OSU helps cattle ranchers, environmentalists save sage-grouse

What's good for the threatened bird, turns out to be good for the herd

OSU helps state's vineyards and wineries stay competitive

OSU's Oregon Wine Research Institute addresses industry's needs

OSU targets invasive stink bug that threatens valuable crops

Pest has been located in all major fruit-producing regions and near some large agricultural operations