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 11, 2003

OSU Extension offers more than 37 publications and videos for Spanish speakers, on everything from home gardening, cooking and child raising to farm safety.

June 10, 2003

The Oregon 4-H Youth Development Program's efforts to reach out to Oregon's Latino population has received a boost from a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service.

June 6, 2003

Keeping farm animals healthy is the best way to protect them from harmful, infectious diseases.

May 30, 2003

Emily Keerins of Canyon City has been awarded the $1,000 Babe Coe Memorial Scholarship in recognition of her achievements in 4-H.
The Oregon State University College of Agricultural Sciences recently recognized several top students for their scholarship and service during the 2002-03 academic year.

Recent Gardening Tips

April 11, 2014

Plant blueberries now for a great crop of sweet, healthful fruit in the future.

April 4, 2014

As the blossoms fade in your apple and pear trees this spring, keep an eye out for a fungus that flourishes in warm, wet weather, cautions the Oregon State University Extension Service.

March 28, 2014

From strawberry jam to fruit salad, nothing says summer quite like the succulent strawberry.

March 21, 2014

Skip the soil and try growing vegetables in an aquaponics system that turns fish waste into fertilizer for your plants.

March 14, 2014

If you're growing hops to brew your own beer, you may notice silvery or pale green, brittle spikes rising from the crown of the plant or brown spots on the leaves this spring.