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

October 2, 2003

The Oregon State University Extension Service has recognized several "outstanding cooperators" at a special presentation ceremony sponsored by the OSU Extension Association.

September 29, 2003

A team of OSU plant pathologists are helping officials battle a pathogen that threatens a multi-million dollar wound upon Oregon's nursery industry.

September 23, 2003

Oregon State University scientists working on development of alternative crops to bolster the state's agricultural economy recently released a new variety of meadowfoam, an oilseed crop that yields high grade oils sought by the cosmetics and precision mac

September 22, 2003

Lyla Houglum, the dean and director of the Oregon State University Extension Service, has received a national professional organization's most prestigious award.

September 18, 2003

Packing a brown bag lunch isn't rocket science, but a little extra attention to detail can go a long way toward ensuring that your mid-day meal is nutritious and safe.

Recent Gardening Tips

February 13, 2015

A few days of sunny weather isn't enough to warm the soil

February 6, 2015

Though it looks like spring has come early, weather is never a sure thing

January 30, 2015

Weston Miller feeds public's hunger for knowledge on radio, TV and magazine

January 16, 2015

They may take a little longer to get going, but these plants bloom for many years

January 9, 2015