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 16, 2004

Bruce Dugger, assistant professor in the Oregon State University Department of Fisheries and Wildlife is the new recipient of the Bob and Phyllis Mace Watchable Wildlife Professorship.

August 4, 2004

Entrepreneurs wanting to start a food-related business can learn about special issues affecting food business enterprises.
Three OSU researchers will be honored for their lifetime contributions to the potato industry.

July 29, 2004

Charlotte Riersgard named staff chair of Oregon State University's Lane County Extension Office.

July 26, 2004

OSU's scientists have developed a thin food wrap that prevents food from spoiling and can even be fortified with vitamins and minerals, so the food and the film together make a more nutritious fare.

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