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

October 5, 2004

An OSU soil scientist has discovered that adding additional organic matter to Oregon’s forest soils may actually increase rather than hinder the release of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.
Pacific Northwest wine drinkers still prefer their wines from bottles sealed with corks, according to a recent study at Oregon State University’s Food Innovation Center in Portland.

September 30, 2004

The Oregon State University Extension Service 4-H Youth program celebrated its 100th year by establishing the Oregon 4-H Hall of Fame.
Outstanding work by Oregon State University faculty members was recognized by Epsilon Sigma Phi, national Extension professional organization, at its national meeting in Moline, Illinois.
Two small farm agricultural production workshops are scheduled Saturday, Oct. 9, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center in The Dalles.

Recent Gardening Tips

February 27, 2015

Create habitat to attract benefiical snakes to the yard

February 13, 2015

A few days of sunny weather isn't enough to warm the soil

February 6, 2015

Though it looks like spring has come early, weather is never a sure thing

January 30, 2015

Weston Miller feeds public's hunger for knowledge on radio, TV and magazine

January 16, 2015

They may take a little longer to get going, but these plants bloom for many years