Horticulture Lab

The Horticulture Lab is dedicated to providing research and extension based solutions to horticultural challenges.  The Horticulture program focuses on Columbia Basin crop production, but aims to expand agricultural stewardship nationally and internationally.  We offer expertise on a wide range of irrigated specialty crops, including but not limited to carrots, onions, watermelons, beans, peas, sweet corn and blueberries.  Specifically the program is interested in evaluating new potential crops to expand the Columbia basins horticultural diversity and sustainability.   The program prioritizes the advancement of local cropping systems to ensure growers can remain competitive, productive and environmentally friendly. 

To learn more about the Horticulture program please contact the program leader, Scott Lukas at 541-567-6337

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