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

December 3, 2004

OSU Extension Service will explore a series of sustainability issues on a new cable network modeled after C-SPAN beginning Thursday evening, Dec. 9.

December 1, 2004

Researchers at OSU’s Center for Fish Disease Research have developed a molecular method to detect and measure a salmon and trout parasite (Ceratomyxa shasta) thought partially responsible for controversial salmon die-offs in the Klamath River.

November 23, 2004

Oregon State University’s wheat breeding program is exploring the possibility of exclusive licensing for a promising new winter wheat variety.

November 16, 2004

New legislation soon will require food processors to inform consumers in clear, simple language about the presence of major food allergens in their products.

November 12, 2004

The Oregon 4-H Conference and Education Center adds new education building and camp cottages, thanks to a $1 million 4-H fundraising effort.

Recent Gardening Tips

May 27, 2016

These diminutive plants do well in the ground or in pots

May 20, 2016

Monitor garden closely to get an early start on control

May 6, 2016

Personalized attention awaits you on the other end of the phone

April 29, 2016

Look for OMRI logo when buying organic products

April 22, 2016

Digging in the dirt gives youth a feeling of accomplishment