Hermiston Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Phil Hamm, soon to retire, reflects on 45-year career

As the director of Oregon State University’s Hermiston Agricultural Research and Extension Center, Phil Hamm has been at the forefront of potato... READ MORE »

Potato plant researcher Phil Hamm gives final presentation, will retire in 2019

Phil Hamm has dedicated his professional life to studying plant disease and has been a great asset for potato growers in the process. Hamm’s journey... READ MORE »

Report: 43 percent of U.S. farms use computers for their business

Seventy percent of U.S. farms and ranches now have access to Internet, a 3 percent growth from 2013, according to the Computer Usage and Ownership" re... READ MORE »

USDA announces additional 800,000 acres in CRP

USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that an additional 800,000 acres of environmentally sensitive land may be enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Pr... READ MORE »

Syngenta 2015 agricultural scholarship open for applications

The second annual Syngenta agricultural scholarship program is open for applications from undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in agri... READ MORE »

PEI seed shipments to U.S. halted

Following the discovery of potato wart on Prince Edward Island (PEI) in August the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) notified the USDA's Animal a... READ MORE »

Psyllid workshops in Tri-States

There are several psyllid/zebra chip/insect recognition workshops planned this spring in Oregon, Idaho and Washington. In Oregon, the Rondon entomolo... READ MORE »

OSU appoints new plant breeder

Oregon State University has appointed Sagar Sathuvalli to lead the OSU potato breeding program. Sathuvalli's appointment started December, 2012. He ... READ MORE »


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