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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 12, 2004
The 2004 Oregon 4-H Japanese exchange program is in full swing. A recent study found that participants benefit equally from the program whether they travel overseas or stay at home as hosts.
July 9, 2004
An Oregon State University economist, William Jaeger, has published a new brief that examines the effect of changing energy prices on irrigated agriculture in the Klamath Basin.
The OSU equine sciences program enjoyed a good 2003-04 academic year thanks to the success of the program’s second annual colts-in-training sale.
Farmers and ranchers throughout Oregon can compete for federal Value Added Producer Grants. The OSU Food Innovation Center has developed an online source for applicants called the “Grant Application Tool Kit,” available at http://fic.oregonstate.edu.
July 6, 2004
Imagine biting into a juicy apple or pear and experiencing a zinging fizzy sensation. OSU helped develop new product called Fizzy Fruit.