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Welcome to the Columbia Plateau Conservation Research Center. The CPCRC conducts research on soil and water conservation issues in the Columbia Plateau and related land resource areas.
Biological Science Technician, Tami Johlke, helps Pendleton Sunridge Middle School 6th graders understand soil infiltration and erosion.
USDA-ARS and OSU employees of the Pendleton Agricultural Research Center gather for a staff photo prior to Field Day, June 2016.
As field season and harvest begin at CPCRC, keep current on all the recent events happening here at USDA-ARS Pendleton, Oregon. Visit our Recent Local Events page.
John Sulik flies a Cinestar 8 octocopter over plots of a field experiment with spring canola at the Pendleton Experiment Station. Photo links to story by Anna King, Northwest News Network.
Hero Gollany monitors greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the long-term no-till wheat-fallow, wheat-pea, and conventional tillage experiments. Wayne Polumsky and Janaina DeMoura Oliveria are taking soil gas samples for GHG determination.
Provide scientific information that improves practices, techniques, and equipment for dryland crop production to serve the public. Research focuses on precision agriculture, soil and water conservation, sustainable agriculture, global climate change, and crop diversification in the Columbia Plateau and related land resource areas of limited winter precipitation and dry summers.