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

October 5, 2004

An OSU soil scientist has discovered that adding additional organic matter to Oregon’s forest soils may actually increase rather than hinder the release of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.
Pacific Northwest wine drinkers still prefer their wines from bottles sealed with corks, according to a recent study at Oregon State University’s Food Innovation Center in Portland.

September 30, 2004

The Oregon State University Extension Service 4-H Youth program celebrated its 100th year by establishing the Oregon 4-H Hall of Fame.
Outstanding work by Oregon State University faculty members was recognized by Epsilon Sigma Phi, national Extension professional organization, at its national meeting in Moline, Illinois.
Two small farm agricultural production workshops are scheduled Saturday, Oct. 9, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center in The Dalles.

Recent Gardening Tips

November 20, 2015

Winter is a good time to check for insects on your houseplants

November 13, 2015

Use the 'one-third' system for easy composting

October 30, 2015

Bring tender perennials inside so they'll survive

October 23, 2015

Pollinators are thrilled to find flora partners in the garden

October 16, 2015

Officials need more time to monitor ash whitefly before making recommendations