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 10, 2005

A pinhead-size maggot with an appetite for roses is attacking the Rose City and Portland city officials have called on Oregon State University Extension Service for help.

March 9, 2005

The OSU College of Agricultural Sciences, Office of Technology Transfer and Department of Crop and Soil Science will hold a "Listening session" or public input meeting on meadowfoam licensing on Thursday, March 24 from 1 to 3 p.m.

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.

Recent Gardening Tips

October 21, 2016

Cities are not the biological deserts once thought

October 14, 2016

The traditional Christmas plants need a long period of darkness every day

October 7, 2016

You're not looking at the same needles over time

September 30, 2016

Wasp and lady beetle may control invasive insect in next one to two years

September 23, 2016

Avoid wating until the first frost to harvest