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 7, 2005

Entrepreneurs wanting to start a food-related business can learn about special issues affecting food business enterprises.
Low wage jobs, high unemployment and high housing costs combine to increase the risk of food insecurity, according to a new OSU study.

March 4, 2005

Hundreds of metro area landowners will be learning everything from safe chainsaw use to mushroom identification at the 15th annual Clackamas County Extension Tree School, on Saturday, March 19 at Clackamas Community College.

February 11, 2005

If you can see it or smell it, you have a mold problem in your home.

February 4, 2005

The Oregon Agriculture in the Classroom (AITC) program is sponsoring a statewide essay contest for Oregon high school students. The essay topic is the importance of agriculture.

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