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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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PaSS Announcements

PASS GSO Tailgate

Come join us

PASS GSO Tailgating Space #4


Saturday, September 23rd at 10:30 am.


Come join us for free hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, and soda.
GSO will not provide any other beverages but feel free to bring your own!
Please see the map attached for the location of the tailgate.
Stop by and grab a bite and cheer on your Cowboys!

 

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PaSS Announcements

Agronomy Club Pumpkin Sale

Pumpkins and Gourds available

Small - $2, Medium - $4, Large - $5

 

When: Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 9am to 6pm.

Where: Outside Ag Hall on the corner of Monroe and Farm Road

For directions please see Tina in 369 Ag Hall.

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PaSS Announcements

PaSS Students Come and Join the Faculty and Staff for a Welcome Picnic!!

Food will be grilled by a grilling expert recently featured on the TODAY show.

Food and Drinks will be provided.

When: Thursday, September 28th, 2017 at 5:30 pm.

Where: Agronomy Research Station

For directions please see Tina in 369 Ag Hall.

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.

Give to Plant and Soil Sciences

PaSS Scholarships

Give to Plant and Soil Sciences

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.

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PaSS Outstanding Senior

Anna Zander completed her BS in Plant and Soil Sciences at OSU in May, 2017.

PaSS Outstanding
M.S. Student

Patrick Curl completed his BS in Plant and Soil Sciences at OSU in 2014, and completed his MS degree in May, 2017.

PaSS Outstanding
PhD.Student

Dr. Dhital completed her MS degree in May, 2013, and her PhD in December 2016.

2017 PaSS GSO Officers

2017 GSO Officers

Upcoming Events

Agronomy Club Pumpkin Sale
Sep 22, 2017
Sep 22, 2017 from 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM Outside Ag Hall on the corner of Monroe and Farm Road,
Pumpkins and gourds available Small-$2, medium-$4, Large $5
September 28, 2017 - PaSS Welcome Picnic
Sep 28, 2017
Sep 28, 2017 from 05:30 PM to 10:00 PM Agronomy Research Station,
PaSS Students Come and Join the Faculty and Staff for a Welcome Picnic!!

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VIDEO's

Cotton update 7/29/17
Randy Boman explains why there could be tough times ahead for the Oklahoma crop.
Recap of this years crop 7/22/17
David Marburger recaps the 2017 wheat crop and explains what producers should be thinking about for 2018.
Forage Field Day 7/22/17
Michael Pettijohn and Alex Rocateli show us what producers learned at the 2017 Summer Forage Field Day
Forage Field Day 7/22/17
Michael Pettijohn and Alex Rocateli show us what producers learned at the 2017 Summer Forage Field Day.
Is Teff for you? 7/22/17
Heath Sanders explains why Teff might be a good forage for southwest Oklahoma.
How do you know if there's enough forage in your pasture? 7/8/17
Alex Rocateli shows us how to estimate forage capacity before moving livestock on to pasture. He also has information about the upcoming Summer Forages Field Day.
Oklahoma's 2017 wheat harvest 6/24/17
Oklahoma's 2017 wheat harvest 6/24/17
Wheat Harvest Delayed 6/21/17 (R)
Wheat Harvest Delayed 6/21/17 (R)
Summer Crop Update 6/10/17
SUNUP is at the Cimmaraon Valley Research Station at Perkins where Josh Lofton shows us how the sorghum crop is progressing. He also has a map of the sugarcane aphid progress as they enter Oklahoma.
Soil on Slopes 6/10/17
Jason Warren explains how soils may change between elevations in the same field.
Its never too early to think about your next weeds 6/3/17
We also learn about future research into controlling weeds during the fallow season with Misha Manuchehri.
Wheat Tour 2017 - Alfalfa County 5/27/17
SUNUP travels the state looking at the 2017 wheat crop. We start the show north of Burlington in Alfalfa County and find wheat that is still fairly green.
Wheat Tour 2017 - Blaine County 5/27/17
SUNUP travels to Blaine County to visit a wheat field that has had its share of rain.
Wheat Tour 2017 - Caddo County 5/27/17
SUNUP meets a Caddo County producer who has an interesting crop rotation to maximize his wheat production.
Wheat Tour 2017 - Cotton County 5/27/17
SUNUP makes our final stop at a Cotton County field that was damaged by hail last week.
Magruder Plot 125 years 5/27/17
SUNUP learns what 125 years of the Magruder Plots means to wheat research at Oklahoma State University.
The science behind the variety trials 5/20/17
SUNUP starts with a wheat update from David Marburger.
New wheat varieties 5/20/17
Brett Carver introduces us to the two newest OkState wheat varieties, Sprit Rider and Smith’s Gold.
Thinking about sorghum this summer? 5/20/17
Josh Lofton says plan for sugarcane aphids now and it may not be worth replanting missed sorghum in your field.
Wheat update 5/13/17
David Marburger has an update on the wheat crop as Oklahoma moves full speed toward harvest.
Soil management 5/13/17
Brian Arnall offers advice on managing soil fertility after significant rainfall. He also invites viewers to the 125th Harvest of Magruder Plots Field Day on May 19.
Wheat update 4/29/17
SUNUP speeds ahead toward harvest. Find out the projected timeline and how wheat are looking in the final stretch from David Marburger.
Canola update & cotton planning 4/29/17
Josh Lofton is looking at canola's timeline and its final stretch.
Wheat update (4/29/17)
SUNUP speeds ahead toward harvest. Find out the projected timeline and how wheat are looking in the final stretch from David Marburger.
Summer crops 4/08/17
SUNUP starts with advice from Josh Lofton about summer crop plantings.

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News

Lonerider completes trio of 2017 OSU wheat releases
Aug 16, 2017
Lonerider completes trio of 2017 OSU wheat releases
Wagner Named Director of Water Center
Aug 07, 2017
Dr. Kevin Wagner joined the Oklahoma State University family as the Director of the Oklahoma Water Resources Center on July 31st.
New SAC Officers Elected
Jun 30, 2017
Congratulations to our new SAC Officers! Officers for the 2017-2018 year are (left to right): Sarah Axtell, Treasurer; Kristin Henderson, Chair; Melanie Bayles, Secretary; Karissa Lowe, Vice-Chair.
Chrissie Segars Receives Phoenix Award
Apr 19, 2017
Chrissie Segars, PhD., Crop Science received the Phoenix Award. The Pheonix Award is the highest honor presented to graduate students.
Dillon Johnson Named Outstanding Senior
Apr 14, 2017
Dillon Johnson, Plant and Soil Sciences named one of Oklahoma State University 2016-2017 Outstanding Seniors.
Dr. Misha Rose Manuchehri will be awarded the 2016 George Tereschkovich Outstanding Doctoral Award
Mar 15, 2017
Dr. Misha Rose Manuchehri will be awarded the 2016 George Tereschkovich Outstanding Doctoral Award in Plant and Soil Science, Texas Tech University. Congratulations Dr. Manuchehri.

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Contact Us
Department of Plant and Soil Sciences
369 Agricultural Hall (Main Office)
371 Agricultural Hall (Mail Address)
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK 74078
Phone: 405.744.6130
Fax: 405.744.0354
tina.r.johnson@okstate.edu

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You may also like --PaSS on Twitter--

Jeff Edwards
@OSUplantsoilsci

 

Misha Manuchehri
@OSU WeedScience

 

Josh Lofton
@OSU_oilseeds

 

Jason Warren
@oksoilwater

 

Alex Rocateli
@OSU_Forages

 

 

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