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

October 13, 2005

October 6, 2005

OSU researchers are spearheading efforts to develop sustained production of hydrogen fuel by harnessing photosynthetic microbes called cyanobacteria.

October 4, 2005

The Food Innovation Center will host public tours of its facility on the first Thursday of each month, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., beginning October 6.

September 28, 2005

The Food Innovation Center offers a chance for food entrepreneurs to submit their food ideas to a panel of judges.

September 20, 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.

Recent Gardening Tips

April 28, 2017

Larvae feed on grass and leave swaths of brown patches that can be repaired

April 21, 2017

OSU Extension master gardener educates people about underused vegetables

April 17, 2017

Moss will return if underlying reasons for its growth aren't addressed

April 7, 2017

Get the berry season off to a good start with some fertilizer and a trim

March 31, 2017

There's more to think about than just hanging up a birdhouse