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 23, 2004

"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.

July 15, 2004

The OSU Extension Service has named Amy Davis staff chair and 4-H/agriculture agent for its office in Wheeler County.

July 13, 2004

Oregon State University will hold its first Acidified Foods School on July 26 and 27, 2004.

Recent Gardening Tips

August 19, 2016

Multi-purpose plants add nutrients, suppress weeds and much more

August 12, 2016

August 5, 2016

Drought-tolerant plants need yearly pruning

July 15, 2016

Food for both adults and caterpillars are necessary for effective habitat

July 8, 2016

Tips on plants to grow for autumn harvest