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

September 23, 2003

Lyla Houglum, the dean and director of the Oregon State University Extension Service, has received a national professional organization's most prestigious award.

September 19, 2003

Packing a brown bag lunch isn't rocket science, but a little extra attention to detail can go a long way toward ensuring that your mid-day meal is nutritious and safe.
On Thursday (Sept. 25), agricultural producers throughout Oregon will have a chance to learn how to get federal money for adding value to their products.

September 12, 2003

The arrival of fall, with home-grown tomatoes ripening in gardens across Oregon, signals the beginning of homemade salsa season.
Temple Grandin, an authority on livestock handling and grazing animal behavior, will speak at Oregon State University Sept. 20 on proper livestock handling, welfare issues, livestock behavior and facilities design.

Recent Gardening Tips

September 23, 2016

Avoid wating until the first frost to harvest

September 16, 2016

Put up a fence, use repellents and choose deer-resistant plants

September 9, 2016

Saving seed is an inexpensive way to grow vegetables

September 2, 2016

Choose the best grass seed for area and situation

August 26, 2016

The iconoic flowers come in new colors and textures