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Crop and Soil Science Department Videotapes, 1999-2006

By Finding aid prepared by Elizabeth Nielsen.

Collection Overview

Title: Crop and Soil Science Department Videotapes, 1999-2006

ID: FV 134

Primary Creator: Oregon State University. Department of Crop and Soil Science

Extent: 0.6 cubic feet. More info below.

Languages of Materials: English [eng]


The Crop and Soil Science Department Videotapes consist of recordings of lectures presented in Oregon State University's sustainable agriculture seminar series Farming Today for Tomorrow. Items from this collection have been digitized and made available online.

Scope and Content Notes

The Crop and Soil Science Department Videotapes consist predominantly of VHS videotape recordings of lectures presented in the sustainable agriculture seminar series, Farming Today for Tomorrow (CSS 199) and Issues of Sustainable Agriculture (CSS 499/599). The videotapes include recordings of the Winter 1999 and Winter 2006 seminars as well as an undated seminar series on Sustainable Cropping Systems.

The Winter 1999 series includes lectures by Chris Mundt, Toward Sustainability: The People are Leading, Will the Leaders Follow?; Paul Jepson, Do Pesticides Represent a Wasted Opportunity?; Carol Mallory-Smith, Of Silver Bullets and Resistant Weeds; Clint Shock, Environmental Degradation or Sustainable Use -- The Malheur County Groundwater Story; Ralph Berry, The Essence of IPM in Mint; Pat Hayes, What's the Price for Healthy Crops? Putting Value on Plant Disease Resistance Genes; Dan McGrath, Vegetation Management and Conservation of Beneficial Insects in the Context of IPM; and Sandy Macnab, Pesticide Applications in Mixed Company -- The Wasco County Spray Drift Story.

The collection also includes three other undated videotapes: Noxious Weeds of Oregon: A Growing Concern; Stored Grain Management; and How to Prepare and Deliver a Videotaped Lecture (digitized and available online), with Dan Edge.

Biographical / Historical Notes

The Crop and Soil Science Department at Oregon State University offers academic programs for undergraduate and graduate students, conducts research, and disseminates basic and applied knowledge about field crops, cropping systems, soils, agricultural watersheds, and crop-related entomology. The Agronomy Department was established at Oregon Agricultural College in 1907.

Farming Today for Tomorrow is an undergraduate seminar series offered by the Crop and Soil Science, Horticulture, and Agricultural and Resource Economics departments on the environmental, economic, and social aspects of sustainability in agriculture.

Administrative Information

Accruals: Additions to the collection are expected.

More Extent Information: 26 videotapes; 1 box

Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.

Acquisition Note: Materials were transferred to the Archives by the Crop and Soil Science Department in 2008.

Related Materials: Additional moving images pertaining to crops and soils are available in the Alderman Farms Films (FV 214), Experiment Station Communication Films (FV 132), and Extension and Experiment Station Communications Moving Images (FV 120). Extensive documentation of the instruction, research, and extension programs of the department are available in the Crop Science Department Records (RG 095) and the Soil Science Department Records (RG 115).

Preferred Citation: Crop and Soil Science Department Videotapes (FV 134), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.

Processing Information: This collection is not fully processed; this guide is preliminary.


Oregon State University. Department of Crop and Soil Science
Berry, Ralph E. (Ralph Eugene) (1940-)
Edge, W. Daniel
Hayes, Patrick M.
Jepson, Paul C.
Macnab, Sandy
Mallory-Smith, Carol
McGrath, Daniel M. (Daniel Morton)
Mundt, Christopher C.
Shock, C. C. (Clinton C.)

People, Places, and Topics

History of Science
Natural Resources
Noxious weeds--Oregon.
Pests--Integrated control--Oregon.
Sustainable agriculture--Oregon.
University History

Forms of Material

Video recordings (physical artifacts)

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