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 1, 2004

Researchers at OSU’s Center for Fish Disease Research have developed a molecular method to detect and measure a salmon and trout parasite (Ceratomyxa shasta) thought partially responsible for controversial salmon die-offs in the Klamath River.

November 23, 2004

Oregon State University’s wheat breeding program is exploring the possibility of exclusive licensing for a promising new winter wheat variety.

November 16, 2004

New legislation soon will require food processors to inform consumers in clear, simple language about the presence of major food allergens in their products.

November 12, 2004

The Oregon 4-H Conference and Education Center adds new education building and camp cottages, thanks to a $1 million 4-H fundraising effort.
A Portland entrepreneur with a passion for good food, local produce and ice cream was selected as the winner of the American Food Fight contest held Thursday (Nov. 11) at the Food Innovation Center in Portland.

Recent Gardening Tips

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

April 21, 2017

OSU Extension master gardener educates people about underused vegetables