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 7, 2003

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

August 1, 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 31, 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

April 24, 2015

Dig up and cut apart plants when they start to show less vigor

April 17, 2015

Spring brings hungry animals to the surface

April 10, 2015

Certain varieties grow best in the Pacific Northwest

April 3, 2015

Attract mason bees to the garden to pollinate early bloomers

March 27, 2015

Face your fears when it comes to cutting on plants