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

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