News

OSU Extension Service and agricultural research news

The Extension and Experiment Station Communications (EESC) department writes news releases about OSU’s agricultural research as well as the various programs offered by the university’s Extension Service. Below is an archive of these stories as well as a list of stories published in the media about Extension. You’ll also find gardening advice articles written by EESC. Contact our media liaisons.

Recent News Stories

April 11, 2016

slug
Rory McDonnell studies environmentally friendly slug control methods--such as essential oils from plants

April 8, 2016

Honey bee on blackberry flower
Farmers and beekeepers can now look up pesticide tables on their smartphones

March 23, 2016

Pears
Voter-approved funding is boosting SOREC's research programs, Roseberg says

March 8, 2016

Vegetables at farmers market
Stone will lead a thriving incubator for Oregon food entrepreneurs

March 1, 2016

Water-stressed grapevine
App makes it easy to check out all the possibilities and pick the right solution

Recent Gardening Tips

April 29, 2016

Look for OMRI logo when buying organic products

April 22, 2016

Digging in the dirt gives youth a feeling of accomplishment

April 15, 2016

Extension expert offers advice on how to control stubborn weeds

April 8, 2016

Control measures should start with garden cleanliness

April 1, 2016

Early spring pollinators do a big job in the garden