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

July 27, 2004

OSU's scientists have developed a thin food wrap that prevents food from spoiling and can even be fortified with vitamins and minerals, so the food and the film together make a more nutritious fare.

July 23, 2004

The Agricultural Research Foundation, a private, non-profit corporation and affiliate of Oregon State University, has announced grants for 29 OSU through its annual Venture Capital Program, which supports and encourages new ideas.
"Western Profiles of Innovative Agricultural Marketing," is a 122-page publication that profiles creative agricultural operations throughout the West. It identifies key factors behind the successes or failures of 17 direct farm marketing and agri-tourism

July 16, 2004

Researchers at Oregon State University have developed an online-based weed information exchange called Weedmapper to help landowners and land managers throughout the state in the war on weeds.
Duncan Law, professor emeritus at Oregon State University's Seafood Laboratory in Astoria will be honored by and the Board of Directors of the Seafood Consumer Center on August 18.

Recent Gardening Tips

September 23, 2016

Avoid wating until the first frost to harvest

September 16, 2016

Put up a fence, use repellents and choose deer-resistant plants

September 9, 2016

Saving seed is an inexpensive way to grow vegetables

September 2, 2016

Choose the best grass seed for area and situation

August 26, 2016

The iconoic flowers come in new colors and textures