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

July 4, 2005

Illustrations created by OSU EESC designer Tom Weeks are being used to warn coastal residents around the world of tsunami danger.

June 27, 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 15, 2005

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

June 14, 2005

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

June 6, 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

December 2, 2016

Warm October, rainy November keeps plants blooming

November 18, 2016

Q&A service helps thousands each year

November 10, 2016

Giving them the correct feed is essential to proper egg production

November 8, 2016

Framed or mounded, raised beds give plant roots the space they need

October 28, 2016

Taking cuttings to expand your plant collection is not as hard as you might think