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

August 16, 2005

Bob McReynolds' goal is to replace a generation of powerful chemical agents related to World War II nerve gas with less environmentally harsh pesticides.

August 11, 2005

New leader appointed to direct the Oregon State University Extension Service Family and Community Development (FCD) Program.

August 9, 2005

Oregon State University is the western United States’ new center for the national Sun Grant Initiative.

August 8, 2005

Landmarks in Conservation is a groundbreaking project—a multimedia tool that helps rural landowners, farmers, ranchers and foresters devise a plan for their future.

August 7, 2005

An Oregon State University Extension Service workshop “Professionally Addressing Canine Behavioral Issues” will be held Sept. 10 on the OSU campus.

Recent Gardening Tips

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

January 6, 2017

December 30, 2016

Slugs, deer, kids, pruning and edibles top the list

December 16, 2016

Meet physical challenges by adapting techniques