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Oregon's tree fruit and nut industries bring many benefits to Oregonians, including a variety of healthful foods to consumers and jobs to rural communities. At Oregon State University, we emphasize the integration of biology, ecology, genetics, economics, and technology to create high-value fruit and nut crops to ensure the economic, social, and environmental sustainability of these industries and communities. To learn more about the work of OSU faculty, choose Outreach/Extension or Research.
Hazelnuts are the most important orchard crop in Oregon’s Willamette Valley, where nearly the entire U.S. crop is produced. It is also known for the innovative cultivars developed at Oregon State ...
Visiting American academic, Dr Todd Einhorn is a Pomologist with Oregon State University and says new varieties of pear are the key to attracting new consumers. (Australian Broadcast Corp)
Jeff Olsen, Professor and Extension Orchard Crops Specialist based in Yamhill County, passed away on Friday, January 31, 2014.
For cherry producers, Krymsk 5 and Krymsk 6 offer promising alternatives to achieve ideal output and quality, explained Oregon State University Extension professor Lynn Long. (FreshFruitPortal.com)