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. You’ll also find gardening advice articles written by EESC. Contact our media liaisons.

Recent News Stories

September 19, 2005

A new set of learning cards designed by the Benton County office of the Oregon State University Extension Service describes common plants, animals and fungi found in the Douglas-fir forests of the Willamette Valley.

September 8, 2005

OSU Agricultural Experiment Station and OSU Extension Service appoint new leaders for agricultural research and Extension education programs in central Oregon.
Jim Hermes, a veteran Extension outreach educator, has been appointed Extension staff chair in the Polk County Extension office, Dallas.

September 7, 2005

An OSU study suggests that overweight people may tend to choose the suburban life.

September 1, 2005

OSU’s College of Agricultural Sciences announces its 24th annual art competition Art About Agriculture Tour 2006.

Recent Gardening Tips

February 10, 2017

February 3, 2017

Certain varieties are resistant to black spot, rust and powdery mildew

January 27, 2017

Envelopes contain a wealth of information

January 20, 2017

Most gardeners don't cut back the vine nearly enough

January 13, 2017

When polinators need it the most, gardeners can step in to help