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Linda Brewer
Academic Wage Appt - Salaried
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Technical Writer and Project Manager

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

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Aaron Heinrich
Faculty Research Assistant, Orchard Crops
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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 of much of my work has been on nutrient...

Richard Hilton
Senior Faculty Research Assistant II
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  • 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 problems such as red blotch virus in wine grapes.
  • Development and implementation of...
Kenneth Johnson
Academic Wage Appt - Salaried
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Plant pathology with emphasis on disease ecology, pathogen detection and integrated management strategies.
Lynn Long
Emeritus Appointment
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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 progressing the planting of dwarfing precocious...

Ross Penhallegon
Emeritus Appointment
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I focus on urban and commercial horticulture.

  • Organic food production
  • Composting
  • Consult with organic farming community
  • Hazelnuts
  • Berries
Philip VanBuskirk
Emeritus Appointment
(541) 776-7371
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  • Pear production.
  • Olive production.