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

July 8, 2004

Farmers and ranchers throughout Oregon can compete for federal Value Added Producer Grants. The OSU Food Innovation Center has developed an online source for applicants called the “Grant Application Tool Kit,” available at http://fic.oregonstate.edu.

July 5, 2004

Imagine biting into a juicy apple or pear and experiencing a zinging fizzy sensation. OSU helped develop new product called Fizzy Fruit.

July 1, 2004

The OSU Extension 4-H program received a $187,000 grant to help increase participation of Latino youth and adults in Oregon 4-H clubs and activities.

June 20, 2004

Four OSU Extension Service faculty members have been recognized for outstanding career accomplishments in service to the Oregon 4-H Youth program.

June 17, 2004

Greg Perry, a professor in the Agriculture and Resource Economics Department at OSU, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to lecture and conduct research in Chile.

Recent Gardening Tips

January 30, 2015

Weston Miller feeds public's hunger for knowledge on radio, TV and magazine

January 16, 2015

They may take a little longer to get going, but these plants bloom for many years

January 9, 2015

January 2, 2015

Plant blooming shrubs to cheer up the chilly season

December 29, 2014

Learn how to successfully raise chickens before buying chicks