Dryland Organic Agriculture in the PNW:
Meeting Opportunities and Challenges
A special symposium of the 2011 Tilth Producers of Washington Conference
Speaker Bio - Stephen Machado
Dr. Stephen Machado is the Dryland Cropping Systems Agronomist/Crop Physiologist and Associate Professor at Oregon State University based at the Columbia Basin Agricultural Research Center near Pendleton in eastern Oregon. Stephen joined OSU in 2001 and is responsible for conducting cropping systems research to develop economically and biologically sustainable agricultural practices for cereals, legumes, and new crops. His research work includes crop rotations, long-term experiments, alternative crops, drought tolerance, site- pecific farming, and organic farming. Stephen served as an Associate Editor for the Agronomy Journal and President of the Biometry Division of the Tri-Societies (American Society Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), Soil Science Society of America). He is currently the President of the Western Crop Science Society of America.