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

July 12, 2013

Trout (Photo by Flickr:Fishking_1)
An Oregon State University scientist and partners borrowed some technology from the Human Genome Project to more clearly identify the genes used by a type of water mold that attacks fish and causes millions of dollars in losses to the aquaculture industry each year.

July 8, 2013

Staci Simonich in the lab.
Researchers aim to to see if cleaning up hazardous waste sites does more harm than good.

July 2, 2013

(Photo by Flickr:i am real estate photographer)
Oregon State University's Agricultural and Resource Economics Department has awarded 22 of its students $22,000 in scholarships made possible by gifts to the department.
Staci Simonich, OSU environmental chemist
High emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) can be linked to lung cancer deaths in the United States and countries with a similarly high socioeconomic rank, including Canada, Australia, France, and Germany, according to a study by Oregon State University.
Andrew Hulting (Photo by Emmalie Goodwin.)
Oregon State University has selected a weed management specialist with the Extension Service for a major endowed professorship.

Recent Gardening Tips

November 21, 2014

Don't wait until spring to combat problems

November 14, 2014

Gardens get more damage as number of insects grows

October 31, 2014

Tulips, daffodils and other bulbs will put on a pretty display when planted in containers

October 24, 2014

Demonstration garden draws public interest in new type of vegetables

October 16, 2014

Summer may be over, but that doesn't mean you've got to put your garden to bed