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

August 30, 2004

The Oregon State University Extension Service and Oregon Food Bank have joined forces in a new stronger partnership to put more nutrition education on the front lines in Oregon’s battle against hunger.

August 29, 2004

Oregon State University researchers are helping to develop new markets for Oregon sardines.

August 26, 2004

DEET can pose health risks if you fail to follow label instructions, says a toxicologist at OSU's Agricultural Experiment Station.

August 25, 2004

OSU scientists find that local albacore tuna is low in mercury and high in healthy oils.

August 22, 2004

"Wildfire in Oregon" provides up-to-date information about wildfire prevention, news about current fires, and recovery after fire.

Recent Gardening Tips

February 5, 2016

Mid- to late February is the time to pay attention to one of our favorite flowers

January 29, 2016

OSU Extension offers new app with videos, photos and illustrations

January 22, 2016

Plant for spring vegetable garden by making seed-starting medium

January 15, 2016

Getting a professional analysis measures nutrients and offers recommendations

January 8, 2016

Keep our feathered friends in fine fettle in cold weather