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

July 22, 2004

The Agricultural Research Foundation, a private, non-profit corporation and affiliate of Oregon State University, has announced grants for 29 OSU through its annual Venture Capital Program, which supports and encourages new ideas.
"Western Profiles of Innovative Agricultural Marketing," is a 122-page publication that profiles creative agricultural operations throughout the West. It identifies key factors behind the successes or failures of 17 direct farm marketing and agri-tourism

July 15, 2004

Researchers at Oregon State University have developed an online-based weed information exchange called Weedmapper to help landowners and land managers throughout the state in the war on weeds.
Duncan Law, professor emeritus at Oregon State University's Seafood Laboratory in Astoria will be honored by and the Board of Directors of the Seafood Consumer Center on August 18.

July 14, 2004

The OSU Extension Service has named Amy Davis staff chair and 4-H/agriculture agent for its office in Wheeler County.

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