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 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.
Oregon's best-known source of outside-the-classroom educational information, the Oregon State University Extension Service, has redesigned its website to make it easier for Oregonians to find answers to practical questions online.

February 7, 2003

A new publication from OSU Extension Service sorts out various systems of certification to help forest owners choose the best system for their forests and markets.

February 5, 2003

OSU Press has published a new reference book, “Willamette River Basin Planning Atlas,” provides long-term, large-scale perspective of human and natural systems through time to the year 2050.

Recent Gardening Tips

December 15, 2014

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

December 5, 2014

Potted plants can come in year after year to be decorated for the holidays

November 26, 2014

For most people fires are more about enjoyment than saving money

November 21, 2014

Don't wait until spring to combat problems

November 14, 2014

Gardens get more damage as number of insects grows