The Plant and Soil Sciences Department at Oklahoma State University is an exciting place to study and work.  


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The Plant and Soil Sciences Department at Oklahoma State University is an exciting place to study and work.  Our faculty and staff are committed to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research, and extension.  We offer a comprehensive educational experience for undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in trying to solve some of the world’s most pressing needs with respect to food, feed, fiber, and fuel.

Please explore our website and see the opportunities our department can offer you.  If you have questions or comments about what you see here, please don’t hesitate to contact us.  If you are a prospective student who is interested in finding out more about our department, we would love to hear from you!



zhangsm.jpgDr. Hailin Zhang is the 2014 recipient of the American Society of Agronomy - Kingenta Agricultural Science Award.

The Kingenta Agricultural Science Award recognizes those who have made significant contributions to Chinese agriculture with an emphasis on soil in research, teaching, extension, and policy making, which result in securing better and sustainable food supply, implementing environmentally friendly management practices, and improving farmers’ working conditions and profitability. The award consists of a certificate and $1000 honorarium provided through the Agronomic Science Foundation by Kingenta Inc. and administered by the American Society of Agronomy.

Dr. Zhang will be recognized during the 2014 Annual Meeting in Long Beach, CA at the American Society of Agronomy Breakfast, Awards, and Plenary (E.T. & Vam York Distinguished ASA Lecture) on Wednesday, Nov. 5.  He will also be recognized in CSA News and other venues, including a poster display at the Annual Meeting.

Oklahoma drought kindles spectre of 1930s 'Dust Bowl' see this link for the full story.

Josh Bushong is in the Field with Ron Hays for full interview select this link.

arnallsm.jpgDr. Arnall is this years recipient of the American Society of Agronomy Early Career Professional Award, Dr. Arnall will be formally recognized at the ASA-CSSA-SSSA international meetings. 




2014 OSU Wheat Variety Trials have been harvested and the data is now posted at a complete report will be posted in a few days and later this month in the High Plains Journal.

Dr. Arnall has written a new blog post about the NPK crew 2014 harvest. It can be found at

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