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 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.

June 16, 2005

The OSU Extension Service has revised one of its most popular publications, "Trees to Know in Oregon."

June 15, 2005

Two departments have selected new leadership in Oregon State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences.

June 7, 2005

The Oregon 4-H Program’s Oregon Outreach Project has succeeded in attracting over 2,000 Latino youth to participate in 4-H activities.

Recent Gardening Tips

October 21, 2016

Cities are not the biological deserts once thought

October 14, 2016

The traditional Christmas plants need a long period of darkness every day

October 7, 2016

You're not looking at the same needles over time

September 30, 2016

Wasp and lady beetle may control invasive insect in next one to two years

September 23, 2016

Avoid wating until the first frost to harvest