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

October 5, 2004

An OSU soil scientist has discovered that adding additional organic matter to Oregon’s forest soils may actually increase rather than hinder the release of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.
Pacific Northwest wine drinkers still prefer their wines from bottles sealed with corks, according to a recent study at Oregon State University’s Food Innovation Center in Portland.

September 30, 2004

The Oregon State University Extension Service 4-H Youth program celebrated its 100th year by establishing the Oregon 4-H Hall of Fame.
Outstanding work by Oregon State University faculty members was recognized by Epsilon Sigma Phi, national Extension professional organization, at its national meeting in Moline, Illinois.
Two small farm agricultural production workshops are scheduled Saturday, Oct. 9, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center in The Dalles.

Recent Gardening Tips

February 10, 2017

February 3, 2017

Certain varieties are resistant to black spot, rust and powdery mildew

January 27, 2017

Envelopes contain a wealth of information

January 20, 2017

Most gardeners don't cut back the vine nearly enough

January 13, 2017

When polinators need it the most, gardeners can step in to help