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

October 26, 2004

A retired Oregon State University professor has just left on a trip to one of the poorest countries in southeast Asia to help set up a teaching program to support the country's food industry.

October 24, 2004

Recent Oregon State University PhD graduate Jessica Rykken was one of 150 U.S. graduate students to recently travel abroad as part of the National Science Foundation's Summer Institutes in Asia and Australia.

October 21, 2004

Thirty-one men and women who have been agricultural innovators, educators and community and organizational leaders will be honored as 2004 Diamond Pioneers by the Oregon State University College of Agricultural Sciences on Oct. 21, 2004.
The Oregon State University Extension Association and OSU Extension Service honored top educators for outstanding work in Extension education, communication and leadership.
The OSU Extension office in Pendleton is hosting a Pesticide Container Recycle Day, a cooperative effort between OSU Extension, agricultural pesticide dealers and Northwest Ag Plastics.

Recent Gardening Tips

November 20, 2015

Winter is a good time to check for insects on your houseplants

November 13, 2015

Use the 'one-third' system for easy composting

October 30, 2015

Bring tender perennials inside so they'll survive

October 23, 2015

Pollinators are thrilled to find flora partners in the garden

October 16, 2015

Officials need more time to monitor ash whitefly before making recommendations