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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 $185,000 to 74 students at our 2017 scholarship banquet.  We anticipate making a similar number of awards in 2018.  Scholarship applications for current students will be available November 15, 2017.

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

Upcoming Events

Additional dates and locations added - 2018 Auxin Specific Pesticide Applicator Trainings
Jan 10, 2018
from Jan 10, 2018 12:00 AM to Mar 08, 2018 12:00 AM Multiple Dates and Locations,
Both cotton and soybean producers looking to utilize the new dicamba technologies this year will need to attend one of the upcoming dicamba-specific applicator trainings if they intend to handle and/or apply the pesticides themselves.
2018 No-till Oklahoma Conference
Feb 06, 2018
from Feb 06, 2018 08:00 AM to Feb 07, 2018 05:00 PM The grand Casino Hotel and Resort, Shawnee, Oklahoma,
2018 No-till Oklahoma Conference - Registration is $125 until January 19th, 2018 then it will increase to $150.00. All funds maybe used to cover lunches, breaks, supplies and facility rental associated with this event as well as any meetings associated with the planning of this current or future event.

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Department News

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How does CEC help your seed? 1/20/18
Soil Nutrition Specialist Brian Arnall, explains how plants benefit from the soil’s cation exchange capacity, or CEC.
Recertification for herbicide application 1/20/18
Oklahoma State’s Summer Crop Weed Specialist, Todd Baughman, has details on new pesticide labels that require retraining and certification.
The science behind nutrient mobility 1/13/18
Brian Arnall explains the +’s (positive charge) and –‘s (negative charge) of nutrient interactions with the soil.
Thinking about topdress? 1/6/18
Brian Arnall says producers should be planning their topdress options now, but wait for a good rain before application.
Can you find your canola plants? 1/6/18
Josh Lofton has an update on the canola crop. He also talks about the upcoming Sorghum Conference, Canola College and No-Till Conference.
Red River Crops Conference Reminder 1/6/18
Randy Boman has information about the upcoming Red River Crops Conference.

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