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

January 27, 2004

Economist finds the value of irrigation water varies enormously across the Upper Klamath Basin and explores how water transfers could work in the Klamath Reclamation Project.

January 22, 2004

The 2004 omnibus appropriations bill the U.S. Senate passed today (Thursday, Jan. 22) contains support for several ongoing Oregon State University Agricultural Experiment Station research efforts, plus funding that will jumpstart a major effort by the OSU

January 16, 2004

The Benton County office of the OSU Extension Service’s annual "Insights into Gardening," workshop will be on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2004 at OSU.

January 12, 2004

Economists from Oregon State University have prepared a document to help Oregon taxpayers understand how the state’s taxes and spending stack up.

January 9, 2004

Three Oregon State University faculty members from the Animal Sciences Department have received national acclaim for developing and teaching a course that challenges students to discuss and debate ethical issues about the treatment of animals in productio

Recent Gardening Tips

July 18, 2014

Need a summer cover crop to add nutrients to your garden's soil? Try planting buckwheat.

July 10, 2014

Many people pay more attention than usual to their roofs in the summer and fall as trees overhang, leaves pile up and fall rains are just around the corner.

July 3, 2014

What to do about garden pests, including insects, plant diseases and weeds, can be a challenge for gardeners who want to effectively manage the pests without damage to the environment and human health.

June 27, 2014

Construction materials can include fiberglass, wood, wire, plastic and PVC hoops.

June 20, 2014

Avoid watering in the late afternoon so that the foliage is dry going into the night.