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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.

 

Yield data is now available for the 2013 OSU Willamette Valley Wheat Variety Trials:

2013 North WV Variety Trials

2013 South WV Variety Trials

Field Crop Guides Available:

Postharvest Residue Management for Grass Seed Production in Western Oregon

Applying Lime to Raise Soil pH for Crop Production (Western Oregon)

Soil Acidity in Oregon: Understanding and Using Concepts for Crop Production

Perennial Ryegrass Grown for Seed (Western Oregon)

In the News

 
Arena turf rye grass seed
Ryegrass Service Award winners 2013
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The recession knocked down Oregon's grass seed industry, but the 2012-13 harvest report shows it is recovering and finding economic balance.

Article by Eric Mortensen in the Capital Press

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 On January 16, 2013 in a ceremony in Albany, OR, emeritus professors John Hart and William Young were awarded the Oregon Ryegrass Growers Association Service Award for 2013, recognizing their combined 62 years of service to the seed industry in Oregon.

Hart, a plant nutrition specialist and Young, a seed production specialist, published over 100 extension articles and management guides. The award also recognized their valuable on-farm research efforts that encompassed alternatives to field burning and nutrient management.

NEW PEST DISCOVERED IN OREGON CLOVER FIELDS

See this article by Mitch Lies published in the Capital Press in February 2014.  Interview with Nicole Anderson.

Contact Info

Nicole Anderson
Yamhill, Washington & North Polk Counties
2050 NE Lafayette Ave.
McMinnville, OR 97128
503-434-7557
Email Nicole Anderson
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