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

January 9, 2004

Three Oregon State University faculty members from the Animal Sciences Department have received national acclaim for developing and teaching a course that challenges students to discuss and debate ethical issues about the treatment of animals in productio

December 19, 2003

The 3rd annual meeting of the Organic Seed Alliance will be at Oregon State University’s LaSells Stewart Center in Corvallis, Oregon on January 9-11, 2004.

December 12, 2003

Two dozen Oregon 4-H members participated with hundreds of other 4-H members from throughout the United States in the recent National 4-H Congress in Atlanta, Ga.

December 11, 2003

Today, a growing number of students are enrolling in animal sciences and some 80 percent of students in the department are female. So, where have all the men gone?

December 8, 2003

"The Organic Farmer's Guide to Oregon State University," (EM 8835) lists OSU's analytical laboratories and services and OSU Extension publications of interest to organic and biologically intensive agriculture.

Recent Gardening Tips

November 20, 2015

Winter is a good time to check for insects on your houseplants

November 13, 2015

Use the 'one-third' system for easy composting

October 30, 2015

Bring tender perennials inside so they'll survive

October 23, 2015

Pollinators are thrilled to find flora partners in the garden

October 16, 2015

Officials need more time to monitor ash whitefly before making recommendations