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

September 17, 2004

The National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC), headquartered at OSU, broadened its mission to provide valuable online resources dedicated to informing the public about all facets of West Nile virus.
Kerry Locke a crops and horticulture agent for the Klamath County office of the Oregon State University Extension Service, was recently conducting "potato diplomacy" in Kyrgyzstan.

September 16, 2004

OSU's College of Agricultural Sciences announces its 23rd annual art competition "Art About Agriculture Tour 2005: On the Subject of Food."

September 1, 2004

Four Oregon 4-H members received college scholarships during a 4-H awards ceremony at the Oregon State Fair.

August 31, 2004

The Oregon State University Extension Service and Oregon Food Bank have joined forces in a new stronger partnership to put more nutrition education on the front lines in Oregon’s battle against hunger.

Recent Gardening Tips

July 2, 2015

Choosing the right plants can make all the difference in the face of a wildfire

June 26, 2015

Be sure to water plants well as summer heat sets in

June 19, 2015

Choose from these plants with pleasant scents

June 12, 2015

Boxwood blight could become a serious problem

June 5, 2015