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

January 21, 2005

The Oregon State University Extension Service’s Small Farms Program will host the 5th annual farm direct marketing conference on Saturday, February 26, 2005 at the LaSells Stewart Center at OSU in Corvallis.

January 19, 2005

The Benton County office of the OSU Extension Service’s annual "Insights into Gardening," workshop will be on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2005 at OSU.

January 11, 2005

Andrew Plantinga, an OSU economist, has just completed a study examining ways to calculate compensation for landowners affected by Oregon’s historic land-use laws.

January 4, 2005

“Far Side Entomology,” the course Michael Burgett created for OSU’s Honors College, will be featured this week on National Public Radio in a series on cool college classes.

December 21, 2004

OSU Extension is co-sponsoring Mid-Willamette Valley Lambing School, scheduled January 18, 8am – 5am, to help sheep producers prepare for lambing season.

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