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. You’ll also find gardening advice articles written by EESC. Contact our media liaisons.

Recent News Stories

October 1, 2004

Outstanding work by Oregon State University faculty members was recognized by Epsilon Sigma Phi, national Extension professional organization, at its national meeting in Moline, Illinois.
Two small farm agricultural production workshops are scheduled Saturday, Oct. 9, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center in The Dalles.

September 24, 2004

A delegation of Korean seafood buyers came to the Food Innovation Center last week to taste products made by OSU chef Wayne Philen, using Oregon salmon, shrimp and crab.

September 17, 2004

The National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC), headquartered at OSU, broadened its mission to provide valuable online resources dedicated to informing the public about all facets of West Nile virus.
Kerry Locke a crops and horticulture agent for the Klamath County office of the Oregon State University Extension Service, was recently conducting "potato diplomacy" in Kyrgyzstan.

Recent Gardening Tips

May 19, 2017

May 11, 2017

Decide priorities before getting started

May 5, 2017

Control plant-eating mollusks early and often

April 28, 2017

Larvae feed on grass and leave swaths of brown patches that can be repaired

April 21, 2017

OSU Extension master gardener educates people about underused vegetables