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

April 25, 2003

LaSells Stewart Center will be crawling with weird and wonderful beasts from all corners of OSU during a wild celebration of Natural History Discovery Days.
Leading scientists and policy experts from around the world will come together to discuss and debate biotechnology and it’s many nuances at NABC 15, a Seattle June 1-3 conference, co-sponsored by OSU and WSU.

April 21, 2003

April 17, 2003

The OSU Extension Service may be facing a 40 percent reduction in its workforce by 2005.

April 2, 2003

Oregon State University will hold its 27th annual Gerontology Conference, "Creating New Insights into Aging," April 29-30 at the CH2M-HILL Alumni Center on the OSU campus.

Recent Gardening Tips

April 11, 2014

Plant blueberries now for a great crop of sweet, healthful fruit in the future.

April 4, 2014

As the blossoms fade in your apple and pear trees this spring, keep an eye out for a fungus that flourishes in warm, wet weather, cautions the Oregon State University Extension Service.

March 28, 2014

From strawberry jam to fruit salad, nothing says summer quite like the succulent strawberry.

March 21, 2014

Skip the soil and try growing vegetables in an aquaponics system that turns fish waste into fertilizer for your plants.

March 14, 2014

If you're growing hops to brew your own beer, you may notice silvery or pale green, brittle spikes rising from the crown of the plant or brown spots on the leaves this spring.