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

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

February 29, 2016

Potatoes in warehouse
Researchers aim to breed resistant varieties of the world's fourth most consumed food staple

February 25, 2016

News story
Winter cutworm causes significant damage in some crops and ornamental plants

February 23, 2016

Honey bees in hive
Feeding bees more pollen could help stem worrisome declines in bee populations

Recent Gardening Tips

June 23, 2016

The process of solarization kills weeds, diseases and insects

June 10, 2016

June 2, 2016

What's in this year? The color purple, unusual vegetables and small plants

May 27, 2016

These diminutive plants do well in the ground or in pots

May 20, 2016

Monitor garden closely to get an early start on control