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

November 9, 2004

Since 1975, the Citizen Participation Program (CPO) run by the Washington County office of the Oregon State University Extension Service has inspired and empowered its public to try and make things better.
With winter nipping at our heels, the Washington County office of the Oregon State University Extension Service is holding a series of upcoming events aimed at helping seniors address imminent concerns, including promoting winter safety and combating indo

November 8, 2004

Entrepreneurs wanting to start a food-related business can learn about special issues affecting food business enterprises.

November 5, 2004

Oregon State University is setting the stage to provide Oregon’s rapidly growing wine industry with a one-stop shop for the latest research and information in a new organization called Vine and Wine Intelligence Network (VVIN).

November 2, 2004

Oregon State University Extension Service forester Chal Landgren and his colleagues, coordinate a labor-intensive program aimed at developing better Christmas trees for farmers who grow them for a living.

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