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 15, 2005

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.

July 5, 2005

Illustrations created by OSU EESC designer Tom Weeks are being used to warn coastal residents around the world of tsunami danger.

June 28, 2005

A vole population explosion has hit grass seed fields throughout the Willamette Valley, resulting in crop losses that may reach severe levels in some areas.

Recent Gardening Tips

August 26, 2016

The iconoic flowers come in new colors and textures

August 19, 2016

Multi-purpose plants add nutrients, suppress weeds and much more

August 12, 2016

August 5, 2016

Drought-tolerant plants need yearly pruning

July 15, 2016

Food for both adults and caterpillars are necessary for effective habitat