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

February 14, 2003

February 12, 2003

February 11, 2003

For some Portland area landowners, weekend chores mean more than cleaning the garage.

February 10, 2003

Talk about skyrocketing class sizes in education. Paul Heimowitz has the job of teaching 1.5 million students how to keep their watersheds healthy.
The state's most high-profile provider of non-formal education, the Oregon State University Extension Service—which has an office in every county—plans to shut down its Multnomah County office by the end of July because of a funding problem.

Recent Gardening Tips

January 30, 2015

Weston Miller feeds public's hunger for knowledge on radio, TV and magazine

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