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 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.

March 28, 2003

Seven outstanding Oregon 4-H members have won scholarships awarded by the Oregon State University Extension 4-H Youth Development Program.
In a growing number of places throughout Oregon, watershed councils provide a forum for neighbors to plan a shared future for a shared place defined by the water that runs past their homes.

Recent Gardening Tips

May 22, 2015

Start with a disease-resistant plant and add a dash of prevention

May 15, 2015

Think about location when designing and caring for a hanging containers

May 8, 2015

Wild lilac is drought tolerant and needs no fertilizer

May 1, 2015

Growing sweet potatoes can thrive in Willamette Valley

April 24, 2015

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