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

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.

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.

Recent Gardening Tips

September 23, 2016

Avoid wating until the first frost to harvest

September 16, 2016

Put up a fence, use repellents and choose deer-resistant plants

September 9, 2016

Saving seed is an inexpensive way to grow vegetables

September 2, 2016

Choose the best grass seed for area and situation

August 26, 2016

The iconoic flowers come in new colors and textures