Willamette Valley Field Crops Extension provides research-based information for commercial cereal grain, grass seed, legume seed and oil crop producers. This page is hosted by Oregon State University Extension Service - Department of Crop and Soil Science.
NEW GUIDES AVAILABLE:
Yield data is now available from the 2012 OSU wheat variety trials in Hillsboro. See the Corvallis dataset for a comparison of sprayed and unsprayed information.
In the News
If wheat breeding were a relay race, the land grant all-star team would include Foote, Kronstad, Peterson and now Zemetra.
Article by Nick Houtman from OSU's TERRA magazine. Photo courtesy of Robert Zemetra)
Andrew Ross, OSU Cereal Chemist (CSS and FST) has been named the winner of the 2012 American Association of Cereal Chemists International Excellence in Teaching Award. The award will be presented at the early October AACCI annual meeting in Hollywood, Florida. Dr. Ross is being recognized for his tireless dedication and creativity in teaching university classes on starch and polymer food chemistry as well as for his renown in teaching miller, bakers and cereal growers about the wonders of cereal chemistry. Congratulations Andrew!
"This is a sustainable market Oregon seed producers can be invested in, " says Nicole Anderson, an Oregon State University field crops Extension faculty member.
(Western Farmer Stockton, June 29, 2011)