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 9, 2004

An Oregon State University economist, William Jaeger, has published a new brief that examines the effect of changing energy prices on irrigated agriculture in the Klamath Basin.
The OSU equine sciences program enjoyed a good 2003-04 academic year thanks to the success of the program’s second annual colts-in-training sale.
Farmers and ranchers throughout Oregon can compete for federal Value Added Producer Grants. The OSU Food Innovation Center has developed an online source for applicants called the “Grant Application Tool Kit,” available at

July 6, 2004

Imagine biting into a juicy apple or pear and experiencing a zinging fizzy sensation. OSU helped develop new product called Fizzy Fruit.

July 2, 2004

The OSU Extension 4-H program received a $187,000 grant to help increase participation of Latino youth and adults in Oregon 4-H clubs and activities.

Recent Gardening Tips

October 9, 2015

With proper care, hazelnuts, walnuts and chestnuts should last through the winter

October 5, 2015

A little research will help you get the color you prefer

September 25, 2015

Choose the best vegetables to plant again next year

September 18, 2015

It's natural to see spiders on the move this time of year

September 11, 2015

Try some unusual choices to get a different look in the garden