OSU Division of

Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources

Oklahoma State University's Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, often referred to as DASNR, is dedicated to making available science-based information relevant to improving the quality of life for the people of Oklahoma.


Areas of Impact

When you support the Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, you help shape the future for Oklahoma State University. By contributing to the fund below, you make our future brighter orange!

CASNR Student Scholarships

21-35100 - This Scholarships-General fund benefits students through DASNR.

Food Safety Program

21-77250 - This Operating Funds-Dept / Program Specific fund benefits programs through DASNR.

Ferguson Family Dairy Center

21-78150 - This Facilities Maintenance fund benefits facilities and equipment through DASNR.

Oklahoma Foundation Seed Stocks

21-74250 - This Facilities Building Construction fund benefits facilities and equipment through DASNR.


The Division is comprised of the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) and two state agencies: the Oklahoma Agricultural Experiment Station and the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service.

DASNR strives to enhance human well-being and the sustainability of plant, animal and natural resource systems through basic and translational research, undergraduate and graduate teaching and extension. This will be accomplished by designing and implementing research, teaching and Extension programs addressing priority issues with respect to Oklahoma, the region, the nation and the world.

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Academic Departments, Programs, & Centers

Department of
Agricultural Economics
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Department of
Agricultural Education, Communications and Leadership
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Department of
Animal Science
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Department of
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
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Department of
Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering
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The
Botanic Gardens at OSU
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Department of
Entomology and Plant Pathology
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The Robert M. Kerr
Food and Agricultural Products Center
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Department of
Horticulture and Landscape Architecture
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Department of
Natural Resource Ecology & Management
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The
Oklahoma Agricultural Leadership Program
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The
Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service
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The
Oklahoma State 4-H Program
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Department of
Plant and Soil Sciences
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Meet the Dean

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Dr. Thomas Coon is Vice President and Dean of the Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at Oklahoma State University. Dr. Coon received his B.A., Biology from Luther College, a M.S. and Ph.D. in Ecology from University of California-Davis. Dr. Coon joined OSU’s Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources in July 2014.

“One of the great privileges that comes with the position is the opportunity to interact with individuals, groups and organizations across the state, and through that interaction gain real-world insights about how we, as stewards of the land-grant mission, can help Oklahomans improve the quality of life for themselves, their families and their communities.”

Prior to joining the administration at OSU, he held the position of Director for cooperative extension at Michigan State University for nine years. At OSU he serves as director of the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service, Oklahoma Agricultural Experiment Station and the Dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.

News

Contact

Heidi Griswold
Heidi Griswold
Senior Director of Development and Team Lead – DASNR
P (405) 385-5656
C (405) 332-3370
hgriswold@osugiving.com
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Kathy McNally
Kathy McNally
Senior Director of Development - DASNR
P (405) 385-5606
C (405) 205-0068
kmcnally@osugiving.com
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James Ambrose
James Ambrose
Associate Director of Development - DASNAR
P (405) 385-5182
C (405) 880-0708
jambrose@osugiving.com
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Megan Bryant
Megan Bryant
Constituent Relations Associate - DASNR
P (405) 385-0743
mbryant@osugiving.com
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