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Welcome to Plant and Soil Sciences

We have a great family of faculty, staff, and students who take pride in our commitment to cause positive change in the world!  From the classroom to the field, we are working to develop systems that provide society’s most basic needs in a sustainable way. Crop production, biotechnology, natural resources conservation, and biofuels are just a few of the critical areas of agriculture where we have very strong programs in teaching, research, and extension.

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The Plant and Soil Sciences Fund is for the general support of academic excellence of undergraduate and graduate students in the department.

The Plant and Soil Sciences Student Enrichment Fund supports undergraduate and graduate student activities designed to enhance the collegiate experience. Thanks to a generous pledge by Oklahoma Genetics Inc., your donation will be matched up to $50,000 over the next five years.

You can contribute to these great causes by selecting the following link Give to PaSS through the OSU Foundation.

PaSS Scholarships

PaSS Scholarships

PaSS Scholarships

The Plant and Soil Sciences Department awarded over $178,000 to 73 students at our 2018 scholarship banquet.  We anticipate making a similar number of awards in 2019.  Scholarship applications for current students will be available November 15, 2018.

For more information on how to apply for scholarships see the Scholarships section. Here you will find information for undergraduate and graduate students.

Slide Deck for Required Oklahoma Dicamba Training

Slide Deck for Required Oklahoma Dicamba Training

Slide Deck for Required Oklahoma Dicamba Training

2018 Slide Deck for Required Oklahoma Dicamba Training

This slide set covers the information that is presented during Oklahoma Dicamba Trainings. A formal training session is required for all applicators who plan to apply XtendiMax, FeXapan, and/or Engenia. This slide deck is not a substitute for the required training but does contain the information covered in the training.


 

Soil,Water and Forage Analytical Laboratory

Yield and Protein Presentation Dr. Arnall

OSU Soil, Water and Forage Analytical Laboratory provides key services for both rural and urban settings

STILLWATER, Oklahoma – It is impossible to provide an accurate fertilizer recommendation without an accurate soil test, and that is why many Oklahomans in rural and urban settings rely on the Oklahoma State University Soil, Water and Forage Analytical Laboratory.

“Urban or rural, it makes no difference where a person lives,” said Hailin Zhang, laboratory director and OSU Cooperative Extension nutrient management specialist. “Soil tests should be a standard management tool for farmers and homeowners alike.”

It is possible to under- or over-apply fertilizer or animal manure,” Zhang said. “This not only costs money, it also means additional nutrients may enter water supplies and cause problems.”  ...more

Upcoming Events

2019 All-Crops Conference
Feb 19, 2019
from Feb 19, 2019 08:00 AM to Feb 20, 2019 05:00 PM 2701 E. Imhoff Rd, Norman,
Learn about the latest best management practices for the following crops: Canola, Cotton, Sorghum, Soybean, Wheat, Technology

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Cotton Update 9/8/18
Seth Byrd has an update on the Oklahoma cotton crop and tips for planning to terminate their crops in the next month.
Treating winter weeds 9/8/18
Misha Manuchehri offers weed management strategy ahead of wheat planting.
Preparing for wheat planting 9/1/18
David Marburger has one last word of advice for Oklahoma wheat producers as planting season nears across the state.

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Plant and Soil Sciences 2018 Research Symposium

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Plant and Soil Sciences 2018 Research Symposium

x2018 PaSS Research Symposium

2018 PaSS Research Symposium

2018 Symposium 01

2018 Symposium 02

Jodie Crose presented about horseweed management 2nd Place Oral Presentation

C.C. Kan ending with: “Questions welcome... Hessian flies are not”

Emily Landoll talked about winter canola cultivars

Ryan Schlobohm presented about bremudagrass in the southern plains 1st Place – Oral Presentation

Juan Du’s research was about abscission zone development

Vaughn Reed presented a paper about fertility management

Envi. science undergrads and their poster about aerobic treatment system

Branden Watson and his poster on fungicide application in winter wheat

Robert Lemings... always enthusiastic about with his research

Gwen Wehmeyer discussing double-crop soybean with Dr. Tyson Ochsner

Elizabeth Haymaker discussing N application with Dr. Beatrix Haggard

Megan Launius with her research mentor Dr. Willyerd

Levi Scott discussing grain sorghum with Dr. Brian Carter2nd Place Undergraduate Research

Alex Rodriguez’s research was about drought tolerance

Chris Reid and Dr. Carol Powersdiscussing drought resistance

Sarah Kezar with her winning poster about plant growth regulators1st Place Undergraduate Research

2018 PaSS Research Symposium

2018 PaSS Research Symposium

Bruno Figueiredo discussing N stress sensing with Dr. Phil Aldermanco-1st Place  -Soil Science (Grad)

Gurjinder Baath with his poster about leguminous crops for forage

Destiny Kerr presented about linking climates to soil organic carbon

Briana Wyatt discussing stream flow forecasting with Dr. Zhang
co-1st Place  -Soil Science (Grad)

Jagman Dhillon and his poster on potassium use efficiency in cereals
2nd Place  -Crop Science (Grad)

Chris Gillespie explaining key points to Dr. Jose Uscanga

Elizabeth Eickhoff presenting her research to Dr. Hailin Zhang
2nd Place  -Soil Science (Grad)

Alimamy Fornah with his poster about row and plant spacing of maize

Priyanka Manjunatha discussing  CO2 flux with Dr. Bill Raun

Lakshmy Gopinath and her poster on riviera bermudagrass

Saif Alharbi presented about P use efficiency in wheat cultivars

Dr. Keith Owens with Brent Ballagh and his poster about  N topdressing

Joao Antonangelo discussing P speciation  with Dr. Manuchehri

Hardeep Singh’s poster was about emissions of CO2 and N2O

C.C. Kan always gather a crowd
1st Place  -Crop Science (Grad)

James Lasquites’ research was on  nitrogen modeling

Joao Souza with Cropping Systems Specialist Dr. Josh Lofton

Jodie, Grace and Emily Landoll in a light moment after the symposium

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