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 9, 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 8, 2005

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

September 2, 2005

OSU’s College of Agricultural Sciences announces its 24th annual art competition Art About Agriculture Tour 2006.
OSU Extension Service has published a new book, “Ecology and Management of Eastern Oregon Forests: A Comprehensive Manual for Forest Managers.”

Recent Gardening Tips

March 10, 2017

March 3, 2017

Placing plants in the correct sunlight exposure can make all the difference

February 27, 2017

OSU expert gives the ins and outs of sprouting seeds

February 10, 2017

February 3, 2017

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