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Published: Nov 8th, 2019

The USDA has just released an update to the All States Noxious Weeds List.  One of the changes will have an impact on seed test results at... Read More

Published: Nov 18th, 2019

The OSU Seed Lab will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday, 11/28 - 11/29/19.

Published: Nov 6th, 2019

Oregon State University Seed Lab will offer a Seed Analysts Workshop March 16-18, 2020 (Monday - Wednesday), followed by... Read More

Published: Jun 26th, 2019

Oregon State University Seed Lab will be closed Thursday July 4th, 2019 in observance of Independence Day. We will resume normal business hours on... Read More

Published: Jun 25th, 2019

Click here for Dave Stimpson's new article in Seed Today: Read More

Published: Jun 18th, 2019

Read the OSU SEED LAB NEWSLETTER 2019 (vol. 1) which addresses some... Read More

Published: Jun 13th, 2019

OSU's Global Hemp Innovation center is home to the world's leading experts in hemp research. The largest of its kind in the nation, it... Read More

Published: Jun 3rd, 2019

**Notice**Thursday, June 6th is the deadline to submit samples to the OSU Seed Lab for establishing VFL - to meet the AOSCA VFL... Read More

Published: Jan 17th, 2019

The OSU Seed Lab will be closed Monday, January 21, in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  Regular operations will... Read More

Published: Dec 21st, 2018

Effective January 1, 2019 OSU Seed Lab fees will be increasing.

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Published: Nov 19th, 2018

The OSU Seed Lab will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday, 11/22-25/18.

Published: Nov 7th, 2019

The OSU Seed Lab will be closed this Monday, November 11, in honor of Veteran's Day.  Regular operations will resume on Tuesday,... Read More

Published: Oct 24th, 2018

Click here for Sabry Elias' article in the Agricultural Research & Technology Open Access Journal: 

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Published: Aug 31st, 2018

The Oregon State University Seed Lab will be closed in observance of Labor Day, Monday September 3rd, 2018. 

Published: Jan 31st, 2018

Click here for the article: USDA Items of Interest in... Read More

Published: Nov 17th, 2017

Click here for Dave Stimpson's new article in Seed Today: 

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Published: Sep 1st, 2017

The OSU Seed Lab will be closed on Monday, September 4, 2017 in observance of the Labor Day holiday.

Published: Aug 4th, 2017

Where were you during the Eclipse of 2017?

We have heard estimates of around 1 million visitors in or around Corvallis on the day of the... Read More

Published: May 22nd, 2017

VFL deadline for samples to be submitted to the lab for testing is May 30, 2017 if you are submitting an application to AOSCA for... Read More

Published: Feb 8th, 2017

Congratulations to Sabry Elias for being selected as the 2016 Crop Science Outstanding Associate Editor! Associate Editors are the foundation of... Read More

Published: Mar 10th, 2017

Click on the link below to read an article written by our Seed Lab Manager David Stimpson. It is an interesting article about opposition in the... Read More

Published: Sep 13th, 2016

Reminder: For very high-VFL (variety fluorescence level) perennial ryegrass samples, we will not issue reports based on fluorescence because it is... Read More

Published: Aug 25th, 2016

In order to meet AOSCA's January 7, 2017 deadline, please submit your VFL samples no later than November 7, 2016. Next up: In order to... Read More

Published: Sep 2nd, 2016
  • Mosaic Virus detection now available for vegetable, squash, tomato, pepper, cucumber, potato, and other species of seed. Email Read More
Published: Sep 2nd, 2016

We are currently offering thermogradient germination tests at the OSU Seed Lab.

Objectives of the test:

Published: Sep 2nd, 2016

We are currently offering Blackleg testing for Brassica species: canola, kale, turnip, cabbage, cauliflower, etc.

Blackleg testing detects... Read More