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 15, 2004

OSU Extension forestry faculty are helping the Pacific Northwest Christmas tree industry develop trees with better needle-holding capacity.

December 14, 2004

OSU Extension Service will explore water conflicts in the West on a cable network modeled after C-SPAN, Thurs., Dec. 16, at 7:30 p.m.

December 3, 2004

OSU Extension Service 4-H Youth specialist wins 2004 Excellence in Evaluation Training Award.
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.

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