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

November 8, 2004

Entrepreneurs wanting to start a food-related business can learn about special issues affecting food business enterprises.

November 5, 2004

Oregon State University is setting the stage to provide Oregon’s rapidly growing wine industry with a one-stop shop for the latest research and information in a new organization called Vine and Wine Intelligence Network (VVIN).

November 2, 2004

Oregon State University Extension Service forester Chal Landgren and his colleagues, coordinate a labor-intensive program aimed at developing better Christmas trees for farmers who grow them for a living.

October 28, 2004

The Oregon Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Phi recognized several OSU Extension Service educators recently for outstanding work.
Oregon State University Extension 4-H Youth Development program leader honored by the Oregon Department of Agriculture.

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