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 12, 2004

The 2004 Oregon 4-H Japanese exchange program is in full swing. A recent study found that participants benefit equally from the program whether they travel overseas or stay at home as hosts.

July 9, 2004

An Oregon State University economist, William Jaeger, has published a new brief that examines the effect of changing energy prices on irrigated agriculture in the Klamath Basin.
The OSU equine sciences program enjoyed a good 2003-04 academic year thanks to the success of the program’s second annual colts-in-training sale.
Farmers and ranchers throughout Oregon can compete for federal Value Added Producer Grants. The OSU Food Innovation Center has developed an online source for applicants called the “Grant Application Tool Kit,” available at http://fic.oregonstate.edu.

July 6, 2004

Imagine biting into a juicy apple or pear and experiencing a zinging fizzy sensation. OSU helped develop new product called Fizzy Fruit.

Recent Gardening Tips

August 26, 2016

The iconoic flowers come in new colors and textures

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