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

December 17, 2004

Oregon State University researchers are working with the People’s Republic of China on development of a web-based Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping tool to help land managers find ways to control massive soil erosion in China.
The Oregon Fryer Commission's eighth annual Youth Pen of Fryers Contest will be held May 21 at the Polk County Fairgrounds in Rickreall.

December 15, 2004

OSU Extension forestry faculty are helping the Pacific Northwest Christmas tree industry develop trees with better needle-holding capacity.

December 14, 2004

OSU Extension Service will explore water conflicts in the West on a cable network modeled after C-SPAN, Thurs., Dec. 16, at 7:30 p.m.

December 3, 2004

OSU Extension Service 4-H Youth specialist wins 2004 Excellence in Evaluation Training Award.

Recent Gardening Tips

August 28, 2015

August 21, 2015

A one-day renovation will rejuvenate grass

August 14, 2015

Cool-season plants don't mind chilly nights

July 31, 2015

Tips give home gardeners a good start on growing hops

July 24, 2015

Drought-tolerant plants thrive during dry summers