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Since 1868, we have served as the engine of science that drives innovation, supports industry, and offers education and opportunity for ANYONE to grow into their fullest potential. 

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College of Agricultural Sciences

As the founding College of Oregon State University, for more than 150 years we have lived out our land-grant mission in education, research, and outreach. With renowned faculty working across interdisciplinary sciences, we partner with leading industries and organizations across the state and around the world to provide our students with hands-on opportunities to make a difference. The research we lead impacts the health of our critical natural resources and ecosystems, innovates better understanding of food systems and access to food, improves the resilience and competitiveness of our agricultural communities, and advances entrepreneurial ideas that change the way we grow and develop food to meet the needs of a growing and diverse population. We invite you to learn more about our mission, our work, and our people—in Oregon and around the world.

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Beaver Classic Summer Sales

Certified Organic Duke Blueberries!

Come taste them yourself! Nothing comes close!  Big! Dark! SWEET!

Time & Location: Wednesday and Saturday from 9:00-1:00 at the Corvallis Farmers Market!

Price: $10.00/lb packed in 2lb clamshells –
            Also taking special orders for direct sales and pick-up! – special rates for quantity!

Contact: James Cassidy –

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Introducing Our New Barley Scone Mix
Blended by our students from the streaker barley flour developed at OSU! Our mix brings a rich, nutty flavor and wholesome goodness to your favorite scones. Perfect for breakfast, brunch, or a delightful afternoon snack.

Plus, don't miss out on our exclusive ice cream, available only at the Beaver Classic Food Truck at the Corvallis Farmers Market. 

Beaver Classic is a brand of student made products by the College of Agricultural Sciences. All proceeds directly support experiential learning and product development opportunities for our students. 

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Living Out Our Land Grant Mission



Jeff Reimer

Dr. Jeff Reimer named Department Head of Applied Economics

Jeff Reimer has been in the Department of Applied Economics at Oregon State University since 2005, and has served as the interim department head since September of 2022. His research concerns topics in international trade, agricultural economics, price analysis, labor economics, water resources, and general equilibrium modeling.

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Stephanie Harvey

Stephanie Harvey named Financial Officer of OSU College of Agricultural Sciences

Harvey is a dedicated financial professional, most recently serving as the Director of Capital Accounting & Financial Planning at Oregon State University. Her focus includes strategic planning and capital project accounting, with the goal of presenting timely and relevant financial information in an accessible format to best support decision-making.

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Julie Pett-Ridge

Dr. Julie Pett-Ridge named Assistant Dean of Graduate Education and Research

Pett-Ridge recently spent two years at the National Science Foundation, as a program manager for large interdisciplinary programs that span ecology, earth science, engineering, chemistry, and social sciences.  During this time, she also worked with program managers at USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture and at international science agencies on collaborative research funding efforts.

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Dr. S. Patricia Stock

Dr. S. Patricia Stock named Department Head of Horticulture

Stock joins OSU with an extensive background in horticulture, entomology, and agricultural leadership, making her a valuable addition to our academic community. Stock has acted in many leadership roles, both in academia and extramurally, most recently serving as Dean of the College of Agriculture at California State University Chico.

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2022 Annual Report

For more than 150 years, we have stood at the crossroads of conservation and production, innovating new ways to advance the future of agriculture and natural resources.

We partner with industries and communities each day to help the economy and all people thrive.

2022 marked a number of significant milestones, including a new dean, Dr. Staci Simonich. It also marked our highest-ever year of research expenditures and marked the public launch of Oregon State University’s capital campaign.

As we lean into these accomplishments and opportunities, we recognize that now more than ever we remain steadfastly committed to make tomorrow better for everyone.

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Lisa Ballance

Top Story

President Biden Announces Key Nominees

We are delighted that President Biden nominated Lisa T. Ballance, of Oregon State University, to chair the Marine Mammal Commission. 


This graphic shows the path of a basking shark from the time it was tagged, then struck by a vessel and then where it was when the tag released. Image courtesy Big Fish Lab, Oregon State University.

Researchers record first-ever images and data of a shark experiencing a boat strike

Hours after tagging an endangered basking shark off the coast of Ireland in April, researchers captured what they believe is the first ever...

Eagles Flying

Experts 'surprised' after considering long-term implications of individual bird rehabilitation: 'It was like literally opening a new door in the wildlife arena'

"For long-lived species, like a golden eagle, if you add half a percent back to the population and you continue to do that over time, it can...

field of rubber tires.  Photo: Civil Eats

Tracking Tire Plastics—and Chemicals—From Road to Plate

Auto tires shed dangerous microplastics and harmful chemicals. New research suggests that both can make their way into crops.

Faces of AgSci

"Communication is a major aspect of my studies and my career, and having the chance to work on these skills is extremely important to me."

- Deborah Miller, Agricultural Sciences Major
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We Are Out There

With 14 branch experiment stations and extension services in all 36 counties, the College of Agricultural Sciences is embedded in communities not just in Oregon, but across the nation and the world.


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