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 26, 2004

While Greek and Turkish Cypriots seek to resolve one of Europe's longest disputes, two scientists from Oregon State University are working to unite a divided country at ground level – through soil.

April 22, 2004

A team of OSU plant pathologists are helping officials battle a pathogen that threatens a multi-million dollar wound upon Oregon’s nursery industry.
Live animals, farm machinery, a mechanical bull and a barbecue are just a few of the many highlights of this year's annual celebration at Oregon State University called Ag Days.

April 7, 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.

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