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Professor Using Breadth of Knowledge on Weed Science to Aid in Weed Management Progress in Oklahoma

March 27, 2024

Liberty Galvin is an assistant professor of extension weed science and precision weed management at Oklahoma State University. She studied abroad several times from 2011-2013 at Njala University in Sierra Leone. After completing her M.S. in International Agricultural Development, she worked for Brad Hanson in the weed science program from 2015-2016. She pursued her Ph.D. in weed science under professor Kassim Al-Khatib in 2022. Galvin works closely with Dr. Swati Shrestha, the OSU Plant and Soil Sciences Department weed geneticist, with one large research/extension goal for 2024.

NSF Rural Confluence Program to Pave the Way for Collaboration Between Researchers and Community Members

March 27, 2024

The NSF Rural Confluence Program is a $6 million, 4-year collaborative effort led by Oklahoma State University to advance rural climate resilience science and build resilience capacity in rural communities. The program will collaborate with two rural communities per state, in two-year cycles, and will be driven heavily by community-engaged research regarding climate impacts on community resilience and well-being.

Graduate Student Focuses on Plant Breeding and Genetics in Winter Wheat

March 26, 2024

Itunuoluwa Bola Adegbite, a graduate student from Nigeria, specializes in plant breeding and genetics. She chose Oklahoma State University for its strong wheat breeding program. Adegbite's research focuses on wheat quality, guided by Dr. Brett Carver. She plans to pursue a Ph.D. and is involved in various organizations, enjoying choir rehearsals and learning to play the keyboard in her spare time.

Graduate Student Finds Second Home at Oklahoma State University

March 26, 2024

Oklahoma State University Graduate Student Harsanjam Singh from Punjab, India. Singh’s research at OSU focuses on the adaptability of cover crops in different environments in Oklahoma, and he is co-advised by Dr. Alex Rocateli and advised by Dr. Sumit Sharma.

Small GrainSenior Agriculturalist Oversees Many Changes Over Time in Field Operations

March 26, 2024

Tyler Lynch has undergone significant changes in his career as a farmer hailing from south-central Oklahoma. Presently, Lynch primarily focuses on small grains, engaging in research activities and relishing collaborations with graduate students. Beyond his professional endeavors, Lynch enjoys spending time with his wife and two children.

Professor in Plant and Soil Sciences on Improving the Sustainability of Soil Fertility

December 8, 2023

Dr. Steve Phillips is an Oklahoma native. He attended Cameron University for his B.S. and Oklahoma State University for his M.S. and Ph.D.

Professor Helping to Pave the Way for Innovative Weed Science Management Practices

December 8, 2023

Dr. Swati Shrestha is an assistant professor in Weed Ecology, Biology and Genetics here at Oklahoma State University.

Graduate Student Passionate in Pursuing a Future of Teaching and Research

December 8, 2023

Mark Anthony Barbadillo earned his B.S. degree in Agriculture major in Soil Science at Visayas State University (VSU) in Baybay, Leyte, Philippines in 2017.

Graduate Student Researches the Mineralogical Properties of MAOM in Soil

December 8, 2023

Originally from Michigan, Marian Tolen is a graduate student pursuing her master’s in plant and soil sciences and has lived in Oklahoma for 9 years.

Professor Always Interested in Learning Something New

July 27, 2023

Dr. Michael Anderson is an associate professor in plant physiology and biochemistry who earned his B.S. in Agronomy at Brigham Young University, and his M.S. in Agronomy and his Ph.D. in Plant Physiology from the University of Minnesota.

Foundation Seed Coordinator is Proud of Facility’s Accomplishments

July 27, 2023

Jeff Wright grew up on a small farm near Rush Springs, Oklahoma. He attended Cameron University in Lawton where he graduated with a B.S. in Agriculture.

Graduate Student Invested in the future of Global Food Security

July 27, 2023

Originally from Nepal, plant and soil sciences graduate student Sanju Shrestha has been interested in global food security and wants make a difference in the world.

Graduate Student Pursues Future in Physiology Research

July 27, 2023

Israel Molina Cyrineu is from Sao Paulo, Brazil, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in agronomy at the University of Sao Paulo.

Graduate Student Studies the Relationships within the Soil Ecosystem to Advance Soil Health

July 26, 2023

Grace Williams is originally from Chicago and completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Kansas.

OSU Research Specialist has Seen Many Changes in Her 20 Years

March 20, 2023

Senior Research Specialist, Tina Johnson, talks about the changes that she has seen during her time with OSU.

OSU Environmental Scientist is Passionate about Working with Students

March 20, 2023

OSU Environmental Scientist, Julie LaBar, discusses her passion for working with students.

OSU Graduate Student has Passion for Hands-On Research

March 20, 2023

Plant and Soil Sciences Master's student, Josie Rice, discusses her passion for hands-on research.

OSU Professor Makes an Impact in Agriculture through Extension Work

March 20, 2023

Dr. Hailin Zhang talks about his passion for Extension research.

OSU 49-year veteran does a little bit of everything

June 8, 2022

Rose Mary Posey, senior financial assistant for the Oklahoma Crop Improvement Association, is a lifetime resident of Stillwater, with her grandparents homesteading and farming in Garfield and Payne counties until 1974.

OSU graduate student has a passion for plant science and volunteering

June 8, 2022

For Oklahoma State University plant and soil sciences master student Jennifer Tapia, her interest in biology and plant science sparked from a young age.

OSU 40-year veteran has deep roots in agriculture

June 8, 2022

Jay Prater not only has deep roots in agriculture; he also has deep roots in Oklahoma State University agriculture.

OSU irrigation specialist has a passion for learning

June 8, 2022

After obtaining his doctorate in agronomy and crop sciences from Texas A&M University, Sumit Sharma, Oklahoma State University’s assistant Extension specialist for irrigation and water management, returned to his former U.S. alma mater to work at the Oklahoma Panhandle Research and Extension Center.

OSU Agriculture announces new leader of plant and soil sciences

May 12, 2022

The Oklahoma A&M Board of Regents is slated to approve Wade Thomason as the new department head of plant and soil sciences at its meeting in June. Thomason will begin his role on Aug. 1.

2021 OK RACE Trial Report

April 11, 2022

The 2021 Replicated Agronomic Cotton Evaluation (RACE) trial report.

Graduate Student Values Connections Built at OSU

January 24, 2022

Doctoral student Grace Flusche Ogden started as a biochemistry and molecular biology major with a pre-vet option at Oklahoma State University in 2014, but later changed directions and decided to pursue a career in plant and soil science.

Administrative Associate Passionate About Showing People Love

January 24, 2022

In 2017, Dexter received the “Leave the Ladder Down” award for outstanding mentorship and encouragement while working in the OSU Department of Animal and Food Sciences.

PASS Faculty Member Loves Mentoring and Creating

January 24, 2022

Yanqi Wu’s primary responsibility at Oklahoma State University is to lead the OSU grass breeding and genetics research program.

OSU Scientist ‘Got It Right’ With Wheat Research

January 24, 2022

Brett Carver, Oklahoma State University Regents Professor and wheat genetics chair in plant and soil sciences, shares his path to OSU and his career in wheat research.

2021 Oklahoma Race Trial Report

December 20, 2021

The results from OSU’s Department of Plant and Soil Sciences Extension researchers and partners' 2021 cotton variety tests.

Red River Crops Conference

December 9, 2021

To be held January 19-20, 2022, in Altus OK, this conference addresses agriculture crop production topics for the Southwest Oklahoma and Texas Rolling Plains Areas and is a joint effort between Texas A&M Agri-Life and OSU Extension.

OSU Senior Wants to Bring People Together Through Agronomy

September 29, 2021

Senior student Claire Sheppard shares her experiences at OSU and how her knowledge gained through the plant and soil sciences department has helped her to grow in the field of agronomy.

Plant and Soil Sciences Staff Member Has a Heart for Helping People

September 29, 2021

Debbie Porter recalls her time at OSU and passion for helping people at the university.

OSU Graduate Student has a Passion for Learning Crop Science

September 29, 2021

Doctoral student Gwen Abit talks about her passion for crop sciences and her time at OSU.

New research Professor Looks Forward to His Future with OSU

September 29, 2021

Jiangqi Wen, a research professor in the Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, talks about his resource and working at OSU.

OWRC Director Has a Passion for Natural Resources

September 29, 2021

Kevin Wagner, Thomas E. Berry Endowed Professor and director of the Oklahoma Water Resources Center, has a unique and varied background.

Students are the Best Part of Extension Educator's Job

June 29, 2021

Associate professor of plant science and extension education, Beatrix Haggard, talks about how students make her passionate about her job at OSU.

Doctoral Student Loves Everything about OSU and Graduate School

June 29, 2021

Ifekristi Ogunwobi talks about her decision to attend Oklahoma State University's Department of Plant and Soil Sciences graduate program.

Extension Specialist has Passion for Helping Oklahoma Ag Producers

June 29, 2021

Jason Warren discusses about his overall goal to help Oklahomans manage their soil and water resources to sustain productivity into the future.

Recently Graduated OSU Student Heads for Ireland

June 28, 2021

OSU standout, Maura Sheenan, discusses how OSU has prepared her to continue her education at the University College Dublin in Ireland.

Plant and Soil Sciences Faculty Spotlight: Yanqi Wu

March 30, 2021

An interview with Dr. Yanqi Wu, who serves as faculty of Oklahoma State University in the Plant and Soil Sciences Department and currently serves as the Meibergen Family Professor in grass breeding and genetics.

Plant and Soil Sciences Student Spotlight: Bradley Wilson

March 30, 2021

Bradley Wilson is a Ph.D. student in the department of plant and soil sciences at Oklahoma State University.

Plant and Soil Sciences Student Spotlight: Luke Muller

March 30, 2021

Luke Muller is a plant and soil sciences and agricultural business senior from Altus, Oklahoma.

Helping Agriculturalists One Research Project at a Time

March 30, 2021

Dr. Phillip Alderman joined forces with Oklahoma State University as an assistant professor focused on agricultural systems modeling.

Minute to Win It Game Night

March 17, 2021

GSO is hosting a minute-to-win-it style game night! Bring your mask and your A-game, we'll be competing for prizes and sending participants home with a meal.

Planning for Success: Red River Crops Virtual Conference

January 4, 2021

Annual Red River Crops Conference event scheduled for January 20-21, 2021

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