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. You’ll also find gardening advice articles written by EESC. Contact our media liaisons.

Recent News Stories

December 17, 2004

Oregon State University researchers are working with the People’s Republic of China on development of a web-based Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping tool to help land managers find ways to control massive soil erosion in China.
The Oregon Fryer Commission's eighth annual Youth Pen of Fryers Contest will be held May 21 at the Polk County Fairgrounds in Rickreall.

December 15, 2004

OSU Extension forestry faculty are helping the Pacific Northwest Christmas tree industry develop trees with better needle-holding capacity.

December 14, 2004

OSU Extension Service will explore water conflicts in the West on a cable network modeled after C-SPAN, Thurs., Dec. 16, at 7:30 p.m.

December 3, 2004

OSU Extension Service 4-H Youth specialist wins 2004 Excellence in Evaluation Training Award.

Recent Gardening Tips

May 26, 2017

Record-winning pumpkin weighs in at more than 2,500 pounds

May 19, 2017

May 11, 2017

Decide priorities before getting started

May 5, 2017

Control plant-eating mollusks early and often

April 28, 2017

Larvae feed on grass and leave swaths of brown patches that can be repaired