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

August 6, 2003

The OSU Extension Service has published a new guide to the Pacific Northwest’s most dominant or potentially invasive weeds.

July 31, 2003

Unsure of how to safely prepare homemade salsa or home canned tuna? Or maybe you're curious about whether those pickles Grandma canned 20 years ago are still safe to eat.
OSU offers free well water testing at Lane Co. Fair.
A new pamphlet series explains how everyone can take care of streams.

July 30, 2003

The Oregon 4-H Youth Tech Wizards Club in Washington County will soon introduce geographic information systems technology to club members following a $20,000 grant from Intel Corporation in Hillsboro.

Recent Gardening Tips

November 14, 2014

Gardens get more damage as number of insects grows

October 31, 2014

Tulips, daffodils and other bulbs will put on a pretty display when planted in containers

October 24, 2014

Demonstration garden draws public interest in new type of vegetables

October 16, 2014

Summer may be over, but that doesn't mean you've got to put your garden to bed

October 3, 2014

If you like to prolong color in your landscapes through the summer and into the fall, consider planting evergreen shrubs called Hebes (pronounced HEE-bees) for vivid color in both flowers and foliage during summer and fall.