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 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

April 8, 2004

The Extension 4-H Youth Development Program at Oregon State University has awarded more than $6,000 in scholarships to nine Oregon 4-H members.

March 23, 2004

Mary Corp, OSU Extension weed specialist in Umatilla County, offers advice to minimize drifting herbicides.
Wine grape production—including such topics as vine microclimate, nutrient and water management, and vine disease prevention—is the focus of a series of workshops starting March 30, offered by the Oregon State University Extension Service Viticulture Prog

March 11, 2004

The Oregon Fryer Commission's seventh annual Youth Pen of Fryers Contest will be held on Saturday, June 19, at the Polk County Fairgrounds in Rickreall, and registration must be completed by April 8.

March 9, 2004

The new chairperson and head of the Department of Botany and Plant Pathology at Oregon State University is OSU professor Dan Arp

Recent Gardening Tips

May 29, 2015

Diseases and pests take advantage of trees' weakened condition

May 22, 2015

Start with a disease-resistant plant and add a dash of prevention

May 15, 2015

Think about location when designing and caring for a hanging containers

May 8, 2015

Wild lilac is drought tolerant and needs no fertilizer

May 1, 2015

Growing sweet potatoes can thrive in Willamette Valley