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

March 23, 2004

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
The 2004 lambs are arriving at Oregon State University's Sheep Barn and the public is invited to view this annual spring ritual.

February 25, 2004

Oregon farmers and ranchers generated more than $3.4 billion during 2003 in sales of agricultural commodities, according to a recently completed report produced by the Oregon State University Extension Service.

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