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5 tips for growing potent peppers

Ezequiel Lopez-Reyes, Oregon State University Extension Service Open Campus and Juntos student success coordinator, has been growing his home...

MANRRS student group photo

2023 MANRRS National Training Conference and Career Expo

OSU MANRRS Chapter – Conference Report submitted by Wanda Crannell
Atlanta, Georgia, April 12 – 16, 2023...

Peppers growing in a garden. Photo by Ezequiel Lopez-Reyes

How this gardener weathers the challenges of growing peppers in Oregon

Ezequiel Lopez-Reyes will never forget the taste of fresh fruit and vegetables brought straight from his father’s farm field when he was a child...

Su Propio Cultivo

OSU Extension’s ‘Growing Your Own’ gardening book now available in Spanish

This 24-page, magazine-style guide was introduced in 1991 and has helped teach thousands of Oregonians how to grow a vegetable garden. But until...

2023 Frances Dancy Hooks Award: Dana Sanchez with Maria Chávez-Haroldson

2023 Frances Dancy Hooks Award: Dana Sanchez

Congratulations to Dr. Dana Sanchez for receiving the 2023 Frances Dancy Hooks Award!

The Frances Dancy Hooks Award was first awarded...

Rollins and USFWS Fish and Aquatic Conservation Program staff work in the field in White Salmon, Washington. USFWS Photo: J. Rowlen

US Fish and Wildlife Service and regional MANRRS Chapters Collaborate for student internship opportunities

USFWS staff in the Pacific Northwest region are piloting a first and second year undergraduate internship for students in the region’s...

Social Identities Intersectionality and the Experiences of Women and Women of Color in Marine, Aquatic and Fisheries Science Professions

Social Identities, Intersectionality, and the Experiences of Women and Women of Color in Marine, Aquatic, and Fisheries Science Professions

In many STEM fields, women are considered an underrepresented social group and have been the subject of research and initiatives focused on...

Dungeness crab in trap. Photo by Pat Kight, Oregon Sea Grant.

Oregon State and partners to receive $4.2 million to study stressors facing Dungeness crab, other marine life under climate change

Siletz Tribal member and TEK specialist Samantha Chisholm Hatfield, an assistant research professor in the Department of Fisheries, Wildlife,...

Building on fire. Smoke in the air.

Documentary "Element" Features OSU Work, Begins Darkside Run

Lisa Ellsworth, served as an adviser on the film project. Ellsworth, a range ecologist, studies the long-term consequences of fire in forests...

Kirby Schmidt

Kirby Schmidt attended the National Cultivating Change Summit

Kirby Schmidt attended the National Cultivating Change Summit this fall in Washington...

man testing a potato

Oregon State and partners will receive $50 million grant to develop climate-smart potatoes

Oregon State University is collaborating with the University of Idaho and Washington State University, Tribal nations, commodity groups and...

Rollins and USFWS Fish and Aquatic Conservation Program staff work in the field in White Salmon, Washington. USFWS Photo: J. Rowlen

From Textbooks to Field Guides: An Intern's Journey into the World of Conservation

This summer, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) Science Applications Program had the pleasure of hosting Venecia Rollins as their...

Oregon has approved the use of this species, Psilocybe cubensis, in its psilocybin program.  photo contributed Getty Images

Oregon’s psilocybin program stands on thousands of years of indigenous experience

A new paper recently published in the journal Fungal Biology summarizes centuries of psilocybin use among shamans and guides who treated people...

OSU grad student Melissa Ghergich, volunteer Sarah Brady and Executive Director of Oregon Black Pioneers dig a test pit during an archaeological dig at the homestead site of Letitia Carson. Photo: Brian Hayes/ Statesman Journal

Resilience, opportunity and struggle: Preserving and sharing the history of Letitia Carson

Oregon State University, Oregon Black Land Trust, Oregon Black Pioneers and the Linn-Benton NAACP chapter have begun preserving and sharing the...

A backyard garden.  Credit Chris LaBelle

OSU Extension Master Gardener Program increases diversity, equity and inclusivity

With 2,293 volunteers across the state, the 45-year-old Oregon State University Extension Service Master Gardener program served 38,000...

National MANRRS 36th Annual Career Workshop group photo

Four Oregon State Students win big at the national MANRRS conference

Learn more about the great showing of OSU at this year’s conference, including the National MANRRS Bowl

College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP)

OSU CAMP (Oregon State University College Assistance Migrant Program) and College of Agricultural Sciences Multicultural Scholars Program

This multicultural scholar program provides opportunities for Latinx students with family histories of migrant or seasonal agricultural work...


Environmental Sciences Diversity Scholarship (ESDS)

This fund, founded by Rick and Sylvia Cardwell and his wife, aims to increase opportunities for students who have high financial need and are...

Screenshot of Spanish webpage

The College of Agricultural Sciences Launches Spanish-language Education Webpage

The education page was recently translated to Spanish to help current and prospective students and their Spanish-speaking families have better...

College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP)

College of Agricultural Sciences CAMP Announces 2022 winners

OSU CAMP (Oregon State University College Assistance Migrant Program), and OSU CAS (College of Agricultural Sciences) is proud to announce five...

AgSci Alum Lauren Lewis, Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation

After completing his degree, Lauren Lewis returned home to work as a chemist helping to protect First Foods - critical natural resources that...

Charlotte and Sweet Potatoes

Master Gardeners and the Culture of Gardening

The voices of gardeners growing plants to connect with their heritage, culture and identity.

Group in the HJ Andrews forest

Vanguarding an Inclusive Ecological Workforce (VIEW) Fellowship in FWCS Department

The Vanguarding an Inclusive Ecological Workforce (VIEW) Fellowship, created and hosted by the Department of Fisheries, Wildlife, and...

¡Bienvenido a Beaver Nation!

Le damos la bienvenida a la Facultad de Ciencias Agrícolas de Oregon State University. Nos esforzamos por crear una comunidad cordial que...

Alex Avila - Fishereies PhD Candidate

Women in Science

Staci Simonich - Dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences
Achala KC - Plant Pathology
Emily Carlson - Honey Bee Lab


Black and Brown Farmers of Color

More than a dozen farm businesses, nonprofit community organizations, a restaurant, and variety trial research projects are now sharing two...

Research being done in a stream

Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Sciences researcher co-authors academic study of diversity and inclusion published in American Fisheries Society

By Ivan Arismendi, Katherine R. McLaughlin and Brooke E. Penaluna 

The inclusion of diverse individuals in ecological sciences has...