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

March 9, 2005

The OSU College of Agricultural Sciences, Office of Technology Transfer and Department of Crop and Soil Science will hold a "Listening session" or public input meeting on meadowfoam licensing on Thursday, March 24 from 1 to 3 p.m.

March 7, 2005

Entrepreneurs wanting to start a food-related business can learn about special issues affecting food business enterprises.
Low wage jobs, high unemployment and high housing costs combine to increase the risk of food insecurity, according to a new OSU study.

March 4, 2005

Hundreds of metro area landowners will be learning everything from safe chainsaw use to mushroom identification at the 15th annual Clackamas County Extension Tree School, on Saturday, March 19 at Clackamas Community College.

February 11, 2005

If you can see it or smell it, you have a mold problem in your home.

Recent Gardening Tips

November 20, 2015

Winter is a good time to check for insects on your houseplants

November 13, 2015

Use the 'one-third' system for easy composting

October 30, 2015

Bring tender perennials inside so they'll survive

October 23, 2015

Pollinators are thrilled to find flora partners in the garden

October 16, 2015

Officials need more time to monitor ash whitefly before making recommendations