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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 9, 2013
Two small, remote-controlled aircraft will start flying over potato fields in the Hermiston area in April as part of OSU's efforts to help farmers more efficiently use water, fertilizers and pesticides.
April 8, 2013
The work of 17 handpicked artists is on display in the 31st year of an Oregon State University exhibit inspired by agriculture and its bounty.
March 20, 2013
Starting in spring term 2013, a new program will give Klamath Community College graduates an opportunity to work toward an Oregon State University online bachelor's degree in agricultural sciences – and receive on-the-ground mentorship and support during their studies.
March 13, 2013
Researchers at Oregon State University have discovered how to turn the pulp from crushed wine grapes into a natural food preservative, biodegradable packaging materials and a nutritional enhancement for baked goods.
March 6, 2013
Oregon State University has improved an old method of making oysters safer to eat so that more bacteria are removed without sacrificing taste and texture.