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 19, 2005

The Agricultural Research Foundation has awarded 31 grants to Oregon State University researchers.

July 15, 2005

Derek Godwin has been named to head the Marion County office of the OSU Extension Service.
The Oregon 4-H program’s first forestry skills team will participate in the National 4-H Forestry Invitational competition in West Virginia July 24-28.
Oregon 4-H selected delegates to the National 4-H Congress and recognized citizenship and leadership award winners during 4-H Summer Conference at OSU.

July 14, 2005

The Oregon State University Extension Service has named Roger Rennekamp the new Oregon 4-H program leader. He succeeds Jim Rutledge who retired.

Recent Gardening Tips

September 23, 2016

Avoid wating until the first frost to harvest

September 16, 2016

Put up a fence, use repellents and choose deer-resistant plants

September 9, 2016

Saving seed is an inexpensive way to grow vegetables

September 2, 2016

Choose the best grass seed for area and situation

August 26, 2016

The iconoic flowers come in new colors and textures