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

May 12, 2003

Mike Burke, OSU professor and associate dean was awarded a national distance education group’s highest award for service in 2003.

May 2, 2003

A new educational simulation tool developed jointly by the Oregon State University Extension Service and the Oregon Department of Corrections is helping inmates released from confinement make smoother transitions to life in society.

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

Recent Gardening Tips

July 31, 2015

Tips give home gardeners a good start on growing hops

July 24, 2015

Drought-tolerant plants thrive during dry summers

July 17, 2015

Low-water plants save money, time and help the environment

July 9, 2015

Turn a tree into a space-saving specimen with some tips from an OSU Extension expert

July 2, 2015

Choosing the right plants can make all the difference in the face of a wildfire