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

March 18, 2005

The 29th Annual Oregon State University Gerontology Conference is scheduled March 31 – April 1 at the CH2M Hill Alumni Center on the Oregon State University campus.
New legislation soon will require food processors to meet threshold levels of allergens in food.

March 11, 2005

OSU is currently requesting proposals for licensing a new variety of super soft wheat.

March 10, 2005

A pinhead-size maggot with an appetite for roses is attacking the Rose City and Portland city officials have called on Oregon State University Extension Service for help.

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.

Recent Gardening Tips

August 26, 2016

The iconoic flowers come in new colors and textures

August 19, 2016

Multi-purpose plants add nutrients, suppress weeds and much more

August 12, 2016

August 5, 2016

Drought-tolerant plants need yearly pruning

July 15, 2016

Food for both adults and caterpillars are necessary for effective habitat