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. You’ll also find gardening advice articles written by EESC. Contact our media liaisons.

Recent News Stories

March 7, 2005

Entrepreneurs wanting to start a food-related business can learn about special issues affecting food business enterprises.
Low wage jobs, high unemployment and high housing costs combine to increase the risk of food insecurity, according to a new OSU study.

March 4, 2005

Hundreds of metro area landowners will be learning everything from safe chainsaw use to mushroom identification at the 15th annual Clackamas County Extension Tree School, on Saturday, March 19 at Clackamas Community College.

February 11, 2005

If you can see it or smell it, you have a mold problem in your home.

February 4, 2005

The Oregon Agriculture in the Classroom (AITC) program is sponsoring a statewide essay contest for Oregon high school students. The essay topic is the importance of agriculture.

Recent Gardening Tips

March 24, 2017

Knowing your plants means you can care for them appropriately

March 10, 2017

March 3, 2017

Placing plants in the correct sunlight exposure can make all the difference

February 27, 2017

OSU expert gives the ins and outs of sprouting seeds

February 10, 2017