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

August 30, 2004

Oregon State University researchers are helping to develop new markets for Oregon sardines.

August 27, 2004

DEET can pose health risks if you fail to follow label instructions, says a toxicologist at OSU's Agricultural Experiment Station.

August 26, 2004

OSU scientists find that local albacore tuna is low in mercury and high in healthy oils.

August 23, 2004

"Wildfire in Oregon" provides up-to-date information about wildfire prevention, news about current fires, and recovery after fire.

August 17, 2004

Bruce Dugger, assistant professor in the Oregon State University Department of Fisheries and Wildlife is the new recipient of the Bob and Phyllis Mace Watchable Wildlife Professorship.

Recent Gardening Tips

July 18, 2014

Need a summer cover crop to add nutrients to your garden's soil? Try planting buckwheat.

July 10, 2014

Many people pay more attention than usual to their roofs in the summer and fall as trees overhang, leaves pile up and fall rains are just around the corner.

July 3, 2014

What to do about garden pests, including insects, plant diseases and weeds, can be a challenge for gardeners who want to effectively manage the pests without damage to the environment and human health.

June 27, 2014

Construction materials can include fiberglass, wood, wire, plastic and PVC hoops.

June 20, 2014

Avoid watering in the late afternoon so that the foliage is dry going into the night.