People in Tree Fruits and Nuts

Linda J. Brewer
Senior Faculty Research Assistant II, Technical Writer and Project Manager
I manage the following research grants at Oregon State University: Oregon Organic Cropping Research (USDA-NIFA Specialty Research Grants). Biology and Mangement of Spotted Wing Drosophila on Small and Stone Fruits (USDA-NIFA Specialty Crop...
Steve Castagnoli
Director - MCAREC
As Extension Horticulturist for Hood River County, my main focus is supporting the Hood River area tree fruit industry with relevant educational programs through implementation projects, workshops, field days, informational meetings, and...
Len Coop
Assistant Professor (Sr Res), Associate Director of the Integrated Plant Protection Center
I support agriculture in general by developing and placing online, weather and climate driven models for numerous areas including IPM/pest models, plant disease risk models, crop models, horticultural models, beneficial species models, climate...
Aaron L. Heinrich
Faculty Research Assistant, Orchard Crops
From 2012 until 2017 I provided research support for several faculty members in the Horticulture and Crop and Soil Science Departments, as well a directed my own grant funded applied research program under the guidance of faculty. Although the focus...
Richard Hilton
Senior Faculty Research Assistant, Entomologist
Funding: American Farmland Trust Grant,  “Continued Reduction of Organophosphates and the Implementation of an Organic Pest Control Program in Pear.” Co-PI’s were Richard Hilton, Phil VanBuskirk and David Sugar. Other...
Ken Johnson
Clive Kaiser
Professor, Tree Fruits Specialist, Extension
Temperate fruit, wine grape and vegetable research & Extension in Umatilla County, eastern Oregon.
Lynn E. Long
Professor, Extension Horticulturist and Co-County Leader
Professor Lynn Long has worked in sweet cherry research and Extension at Oregon State University since 1988. His main focus of research in recent years has been cherry variety, rootstock and training system evaluations. He has been instrumental in...
Shawn Mehlenbacher
Professor, Hazelnut Breeding and Genetics
The OSU Hazelnut Breeding program develops new cultivars for Oregon's hazelnut industry, with an emphasis on resistance to eastern filbert blight (EFB) and suitability for the kernel market.  
Jeffrey C. Miller
Professor Emeritus, Entomologist
One of my primary activities involves studies on natural enemies of exotic insect pests, namely the spotted wing Drosophila and the brown marmorated stink bug. Another top prioity project involves Lepidoptera: associating caterpillars with food...
Betsey Miller
Instructor, Ecampus and Research Assistant, IPM (Walton Lab)
I teach an undergraduate course in entomology. My goal in teaching entomology to non-entomologists is to provide insight into a group of organisms that is largely ignored. The vast and varied world of insects impacts human society more than we think...
Marcelo L. Moretti
Assistant Professor
Ross Penhallegon
Associate Professor Emeritus, Horticulturist
I focus on urban and commercial horticulture.
Jay W. Pscheidt
Professor of Botany and Plant Pathology and Extension Plant Pathology Specialist
My work focuses on diagnosis of disease problems on woody perennials including fruit, nut, and nursery crops, and cultural disease control tactics. See here for my real faculty page:  
Steve Renquist
Associate Professor, Extension Agent
Viticulture and marketing for wine grape growers of the Umpqua Valley Pest management, IPM systems with Tree fruit and wine grape growers Nursery and Landscape issues Master Gardener Program and urban horticulture
David C Smith
Senior Faculty Research Assistant I, Hazelnut Breeding
I work for Dr. Shawn Mehlenbacher, assisting with development of high-yielding, disease resistant hazelnut cultlivars for the Oregon industry.
Philip Vanbuskirk
Professor Emeritus
Sugae Wada
Research Associate
Vaughn Walton
Professor, Horticultural Entomologist
Nik G Wiman
Assistant Professor, Orchard Specialist
I have a deep interest in sustainable agriculture and orchards as complex managed ecosystems. Current research activities cover hazelnut production systems, tree fruits, orchard pest management, biological control, insect behavior, population...