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

November 14, 2003

Anita Azarenko, a professor in OSU's Department of Horticulture who does teaching, research and extension work in the areas of tree fruit and nut production and physiology, has been named the department's interim head.
The Oregon 4-H Tech Wizards, an Oregon State University Extension Service 4-H club in Washington County, recently received a prestigious award and a share of a large national education grant that will help the club expand its technology resources.

November 10, 2003

With horses on 1 to 10 acres, rain and mud can mean an unhealthy mess for your horses and your pasture. Muddy pastures pollute streams, groundwater and household wells.

October 24, 2003

OSU's Department of Food Science and Technology and Extension Service will offer a 2-day course titled "Enhancing Microbial Safety of Fresh and Processed Berries," Nov. 12 and 13, 2003.
Oregon State University Extension Service has just published a new 34-page guide for berry and grape food safety concerns: “Promoting the Safety of Northwest Fresh and Processed Berries.”

Recent Gardening Tips

May 1, 2015

Growing sweet potatoes can thrive in Willamette Valley

April 24, 2015

Dig up and cut apart plants when they start to show less vigor

April 17, 2015

Spring brings hungry animals to the surface

April 10, 2015

Certain varieties grow best in the Pacific Northwest

April 3, 2015

Attract mason bees to the garden to pollinate early bloomers