Crop and Soil Science Department Videotapes, 1999-2006

Overview of the Collection

Oregon State University. Dept. of Crop and Soil Science.
Crop and Soil Science Department Videotapes
1999-2006 (inclusive)
0.6 cubic foot, including 26 videotapes, (1 box)
Collection Number
FV P 134
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.
Oregon State University Libraries, Special Collections and Archives Research Center
Special Collections and Archives Research Center
121 The Valley Library
Oregon State University
Corvallis OR
Telephone: 5417372075
Fax: 5417378674
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

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.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

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, with Dan Edge.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Preferred Citation

Crop and Soil Science Department Videotapes (FV P 134), Oregon State University Archives, Corvallis, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Processing Note

This collection is not fully processed; this guide is preliminary.

Acquisition Information

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

Future Additions

Additions to the collection are expected.

Related Materials

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

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Crops--Oregon.
  • Noxious weeds--Oregon.
  • Pesticides--Oregon.
  • Pests--Integrated control--Oregon.
  • Sustainable agriculture--Oregon.

Form or Genre Terms

  • Videotapes.

Other Creators

  • Personal Names
    • Berry, Ralph E. (Ralph Eugene), 1940- (creator)
    • Edge, W. Daniel (creator)
    • Hayes, Patrick M. (creator)
    • Jepson, Paul C. (creator)
    • Macnab, Sandy. (creator)
    • Mallory-Smith, Carol (creator)
    • McGrath, Daniel M. (Daniel Morton) (creator)
    • Mundt, Christopher C. (creator)
    • Shock, C. C. (Clinton C.) (creator)