Faculty and Staff

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Sam Angima
Angima, Sam
Associate Dean of Extension

Extension Small Farms Program

Office: 541-737-3742
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Braunworth Jr, William
Emeritus Appointment

In August 2012, Bill Braunworth was named Head of the Department of Horticulture at Oregon State University. He holds the BS in general agronomy (1975) and the MS in Crop Science (1977) from...

Office: 541-737-1317
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Brewer, Linda
Academic Wage Appt - Salaried

Technical Writer and Project Manager

I manage multiple research grants in the College of Agricultural Sciences, including:...

Office: 541-737-1408
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Corp, Mary
Emeritus Appointment

I work with various techniques to control weeds in dryland wheat production. This work includes seeding rates, seeding patterns, and various in-crop tillage options. Currently I am looking at the...

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Durham, Catherine
Emeritus Appointment

Fields: Agricultural Marketing, Consumer Economics, Demand Analysis

Office: 503-872-6671
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Ghajar, Shayan
Assistant Professor (Practice)

I focus on organic, transitioning, and low-input sustainable pasture and forage management for producers in Oregon. My...

Office: 541-737-6131
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Halbleib, Mary
Professor (Practice)

Mary creates professional development opportunities for Extension faculty and staff in the College of Agricultural Sciences, providing evidence-based approaches to outcome-based adult education...

Office: 541-737-2683
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Hilton, Richard
Senior Faculty Research Assistant II
  • Integrated pest management.
  • Research focusing on arthropod pests in orchards and vineyards, including new invasive pests such as the brown marmorated stink bug and emergent...
Office: 541-772-5165
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Ingham, Russell
Emeritus Appointment

Biology, ecology, pathology and management of nematodes in potato, onion, and other field crops.

  • Nematodes which live in soil may be plant parasites, insect parasites or feed...
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Johnson, Kenneth
Academic Wage Appt - Salaried

Plant pathology with emphasis on disease ecology, pathogen detection and integrated management strategies.

Office: 541-737-5249
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Kaiser, Clive
Courtesy Status

Temperate fruit, wine grape and vegetable research & Extension in Umatilla County, eastern Oregon.

Prevention of Sweet Cherry Fruit Cracking using SureSeal, an Organic...

Office: 541-938-5597
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Lambrinos, John
Associate Professor

My research explores ways in which ecological processes interact with human management to shape the landscapes we depend on for critical services.  This work includes research in three major...

Office: 541-737-3484
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Lev, Larry

Fields: Values-based agricultural supply chains, farmers markets and other direct marketing channels, participatory research and outreach methods

Office: 541-737-1417
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Sara Monk
Monk, Sara
Info Technology Consultant
  • Web site development and training
  • Manage payment gateway for units selling products
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Myers, James

We develop improved vegetable varieties with the main focus being to support gardeners, growers and processors in the Pacific Northwest (PNW).

This region of the United States has a...

Office: 541-737-3083
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Peachey, Ronald
Courtesy Appointment

Ed works in the Horticulture Department at OSU in research and extension. His focus is vegetable crop production including processed, fresh market and seed crops, with an emphasis on weed and...

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Penhallegon, Ross
Emeritus Appointment

I focus on urban and commercial horticulture.

  • Organic food production
  • Composting
  • Consult with organic farming community
  • Hazelnuts
  • Berries
Office: 541-344-1709
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Pscheidt, Jay

My work focuses on diagnosis of disease problems on woody perennials including fruit, nut, and nursery crops, and cultural disease control tactics.

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Office: 541-737-5539
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Putnam, Melodie
Emeritus Appointment

I am interested in why plants fail, which fits nicely with my position in the OSU Plant Clinic where we diagnose diseases/disorders of plants and...

Office: 541-737-5542
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Renquist, Stephen

  • 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...
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Rosetta, Robin
Emeritus Appointment
  • Biological control implementation
  • Pacific Northwest Nursery IPM website development and expansion
  • Current research areas include: Intelligent Spray Systems;...
Office: 503-678-1264
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Seavert, Clark
Climate-Smart Project Coordinator

Fields: AgBiz Logic, financial management, capital investment analysis, enterprise budgets, crop & livestock leasing.

Office: 503-961-4709
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Seiter, Stefan
Senior Instructor II
  • Nutrient Cycling
  • Cropping Systems
  • Regenerative Agriculture
  • Agroforestry
  • Soil Health Management 
Office: 541-737-6372
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Selman, Lane
Assistant Professor (Practice)

Lane Selman grew up on a citrus farm on Florida's space coast where her Sicilian great-grandparents settled in the 1920s.  She has a Bachelors degree in Agronomy and a Masters in Entomology,...

Office: 541-737-3695
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Stone, Alexandra
Academic Wage Appt - Salaried

I have been investigating the use of the biological control agent commercially available as Contans (Coniothyrium minitans) as a control for white mold of vegetables, especially snap...

Office: 541-737-5461
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Bernadine Strik
Strik, Bernadine
Emeritus Appointment

Bernadine’s extension, research, and teaching programs focused on physiology and production systems of berry crops. She also served as the OSU lead on the USDA/ARS-OSU Cooperative Berry Crops...

Office: 541-737-5434
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VanBuskirk, Philip
Emeritus Appointment
  • Pear production.
  • Olive production.
Office: (541) 776-7371
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Walton, Vaughn
  • Entomology
  • Ecology
  • Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
  • Biorational pest control agent
  • Biological control
  • Small fruit and...
Office: 5417404149
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Yilma, Solomon
Senior Faculty Research AsstII
  • Potato Tissue Culture and Genetics
  • Breeding Late Blight Resistance into specialty potatoes
  • Breeding Specialty Potatoes for Extreme Resistant to Potato Virus Y.
Office: 541-231-5893
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