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

November 23, 2004

Oregon State University’s wheat breeding program is exploring the possibility of exclusive licensing for a promising new winter wheat variety.

November 16, 2004

New legislation soon will require food processors to inform consumers in clear, simple language about the presence of major food allergens in their products.

November 12, 2004

The Oregon 4-H Conference and Education Center adds new education building and camp cottages, thanks to a $1 million 4-H fundraising effort.
A Portland entrepreneur with a passion for good food, local produce and ice cream was selected as the winner of the American Food Fight contest held Thursday (Nov. 11) at the Food Innovation Center in Portland.

November 9, 2004

Since 1975, the Citizen Participation Program (CPO) run by the Washington County office of the Oregon State University Extension Service has inspired and empowered its public to try and make things better.

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