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 27, 2003

The Oregon Fryer Commission's sixth annual Youth Pen of Fryers Contest will be held on Saturday, June 28, at the Polk County Fairgrounds in Rickreall.

May 23, 2003

OSU scientists and collaborators will present their findings on cereal grain and seed crop research at the annual Hyslop Farm field day on Wednesday, May 28.
OSU’s Wheat Breeding Program will release a new variety of herbicide-resistant wheat this summer, and a new era of product licensing and intellectual property.

May 16, 2003

OSU publication can help families through the transition to a nursing home.
Pub helps evade poison oak and poison ivy.

Recent Gardening Tips

October 9, 2015

With proper care, hazelnuts, walnuts and chestnuts should last through the winter

October 5, 2015

A little research will help you get the color you prefer

September 25, 2015

Choose the best vegetables to plant again next year

September 18, 2015

It's natural to see spiders on the move this time of year

September 11, 2015

Try some unusual choices to get a different look in the garden