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 9, 2004

With winter nipping at our heels, the Washington County office of the Oregon State University Extension Service is holding a series of upcoming events aimed at helping seniors address imminent concerns, including promoting winter safety and combating indo

November 8, 2004

Entrepreneurs wanting to start a food-related business can learn about special issues affecting food business enterprises.

November 5, 2004

Oregon State University is setting the stage to provide Oregon’s rapidly growing wine industry with a one-stop shop for the latest research and information in a new organization called Vine and Wine Intelligence Network (VVIN).

November 2, 2004

Oregon State University Extension Service forester Chal Landgren and his colleagues, coordinate a labor-intensive program aimed at developing better Christmas trees for farmers who grow them for a living.

October 29, 2004

The Oregon Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Phi recognized several OSU Extension Service educators recently for outstanding work.

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