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

January 16, 2015

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

January 9, 2015

January 2, 2015

Plant blooming shrubs to cheer up the chilly season

December 29, 2014

Learn how to successfully raise chickens before buying chicks

December 15, 2014

Take the agnst out of the holidays with gifts to fit your budget