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

October 25, 2004

Recent Oregon State University PhD graduate Jessica Rykken was one of 150 U.S. graduate students to recently travel abroad as part of the National Science Foundation's Summer Institutes in Asia and Australia.

October 22, 2004

Thirty-one men and women who have been agricultural innovators, educators and community and organizational leaders will be honored as 2004 Diamond Pioneers by the Oregon State University College of Agricultural Sciences on Oct. 21, 2004.
The Oregon State University Extension Association and OSU Extension Service honored top educators for outstanding work in Extension education, communication and leadership.
The OSU Extension office in Pendleton is hosting a Pesticide Container Recycle Day, a cooperative effort between OSU Extension, agricultural pesticide dealers and Northwest Ag Plastics.

October 21, 2004

Recent Gardening Tips

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

October 3, 2014

If you like to prolong color in your landscapes through the summer and into the fall, consider planting evergreen shrubs called Hebes (pronounced HEE-bees) for vivid color in both flowers and foliage during summer and fall.

September 26, 2014

Identifying diseases, pests and other threats to plant health can be a challenge for even the most experienced gardener or landscaper. A new online course from Oregon State University aims to make diagnosing sick plants and choosing the right treatment easier.

September 19, 2014

Late September is the time to start thinking about coaxing potted poinsettia plants back into color and bloom for December.