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Oregon State University Faculty:


North Willamette Research and Extension Center

(Clackamas, Columbia, Marion, Multnomah, Polk, Washington & Yamhill Counties)

Bernadine Strik-Professor, Research Leader – Berry crops

Wei Yang, Associate Professor – Berry crops

Department of Horticulture – website

Patty Skinkis, extension Viticulturist

John Luna, Extension Specialist, Sustainable Agriculture

Bernadine Strik, Extension Specialist, Berry Crops

Department of Botany and Plant Pathology – website

Kathy Merrifield, Nematology

Jay Pscheidt, Extension Specialist – Plant Pathology

Melodie Putnam, Plant Clinic Diagnostician

Department of Crop and Soil Science – web site


Vaughn Walton, Extension Horticulture Entomology

Myron Shenk, Extension Specialist – Integrated Pest Management

Department of Food Science and Technology – website

Alan Bakalinsky, Yeast Geneticist

Mark Daeschel, Extension Specialist, Fruit and Vegetable Safety

Jim Kennedy, Wine Chemist

Mina McDaniel, Sensory Analysis

Barney Watson, Extension Specialist, Enology

Michael Qian, Flavor Chemist

Yanyun Zhao, Value-added Specialist

Benton County

Garry Stephenson, Agent – Agriculture, Small Farms

Coos County and Curry County

Linda White, Agent – Commercial Horticulture

Douglas County

Steve Renquist, Agent – Horticulture

Benton, Lane and Linn Counties

Ross Penhallegon, Agent – Berries, Tree Fruits & Nuts

Hood River County

Steve Castagnoli, Agent – Tree Fruits, Grapes

Southern Oregon Experiment Station

David Sugar, Specialist

Phillip VanBuskirk, Agent – Pears, Grapes

USDA-ARS Horticultural Crops Research Laboratory – website

David Bryla, Research Horticulturist

Chad Finn, Research Geneticist

Robert C. Linderman, Research Plant Pathologist

Walter Mahaffee, Research Plant Pathologist

Robert Martin, Research Virologist

John Pinkerton, Research Plant Pathologist

Paul Schreiner, Research Plant Physiologist – Mycorrhizal fungi –

Krista Shellie, Research Horticulturist (ID)

Julie Tarara, Research Horticulturist (WA)

Northwest Resources

Washington State University Cooperative Extension Directory

WSU and USDA Research and Extension Staff Tree Fruits and Grapes

Department of Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences – University of Idaho

ODA Directory of Employees – Oregon Dept. Agriculture

U.S. Resources

Find a Person at ARS – USDA Agricultural Research Service