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

December 21, 2004

OSU Extension is co-sponsoring Mid-Willamette Valley Lambing School, scheduled January 18, 8am – 5am, to help sheep producers prepare for lambing season.

December 20, 2004

OSU animal science researchers have developed a diagnostic test for detection of Hemorrhagic Bowel Syndrome (HBS), a deadly disease responsible for killing growing numbers of dairy cows.

December 17, 2004

Oregon State University researchers are working with the People’s Republic of China on development of a web-based Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping tool to help land managers find ways to control massive soil erosion in China.
The Oregon Fryer Commission's eighth annual Youth Pen of Fryers Contest will be held May 21 at the Polk County Fairgrounds in Rickreall.

December 15, 2004

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

Recent Gardening Tips

January 13, 2017

When polinators need it the most, gardeners can step in to help

January 6, 2017

December 30, 2016

Slugs, deer, kids, pruning and edibles top the list

December 16, 2016

Meet physical challenges by adapting techniques

December 9, 2016

Trees under 30 feet are the best candidates for small spaces