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John Rock Collection Museum Exhibition

The are exhibition of John Rock Collection is a tribute to the diverse talent of John Henry Rock, who graduated from Oregon State College in 1951.



Annual Field Day and Summer Farm Festival

Annual Field Day and Summer Farm Festival…

Range Field Day

Range Field Day with Lunch Provided…

Community Open House

Educational Exhibits, Hayride Farm Tour, Fresh Veggies and Berry Tasting, Tractor Driving…
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Dan's Observations

Spring 2015

Being intentionally equitable, inclusive, open, and civil

Last year, we rolled out a Strategic Intent for the College of Agricultural Sciences, a compass to help steer the college toward greater excellence. In addition to teaching, research, and engagement, we identified equity, inclusion, and civil discourse as fundamental to our mission. 

OSU’s College of Agricultural Sciences is a community of students, faculty, and stakeholders who represent differences of opinion, background, and experience. We embrace those differences. They make us more capable and more creative as we tackle some of the most difficult problems of society.

In the last four years, the College has more than doubled enrollment of underrepresented students. Our students are passionate about making a better world. Some are working to increase food production while protecting soil and water. Others are working to rid the world of debilitating disease and unseen pollutants. Still others are exploring nature’s clockwork, from molecules to whales. Their career interests are as diverse as their family backgrounds. 

Our faculty are among the best in the world. And they come to us from all over the world, bringing with them the diverse experiences of global citizens.

Our stakeholders are people from all across the state, from industry, agencies, and environmental groups. They contribute in different ways, with different perspectives, and often with different opinions. But they agree, we all agree, that it is only through our differences that we will find our most creative solutions. By being intentionally equitable, inclusive, open, and civil, we will find our most strategic direction forward.

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In the News

OSU Master Food Preservers answer questions statewide

Jul 2, 2015

Taste Oregon's bounty at alfresco OSU dinner in Portland July 24

Jun 22, 2015
OSU News Release

Toxic algal blooms behind Klamath River dams create health risks far downstream

Jun 16, 2015
Toxic algal blooms can travel far downstream from their source in reservoirs on the Klamath River, posing health risks to people and wildlife.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Decades of research yield natural dairy thickener with probiotic potential

Jun 9, 2015
OSU has discovered and commercialized a new type of food thickener that may add probiotic characteristics to some of the products in which it's used.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Study finds shade, cover can reduce predation by birds on trout

May 26, 2015
A new study has found that providing adequate shade and cover in small streams may reduce predation on trout by as much as 12 percent.… Read full story.
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