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

June 5, 2012

Twenty undergraduates in Oregon State University's Agricultural and Resource Economics Department have been selected to receive scholarships totaling $18,825 in 2012-13.

May 22, 2012

Dick Erath
Oregon's wine industry will now be able to better understand how what it's doing in its vineyards and vats is impacting the quality of its final product thanks to a new cadre of tasting experts trained by Oregon State University.

May 4, 2012

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Field day topics will focus on two general topics—cereal and seed crops

May 2, 2012

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The gift from the Margaret P. Hesse family increases the county’s 4-H endowment by more than 40 percent.

April 26, 2012

JunJie Wu
The Partnership for Agricultural and Resource Policy will assess impacts of government policies on agriculture, the environment and rural communities

Recent Gardening Tips

April 18, 2014

If you want to grow better plants, you first need to understand the texture of your soil.

April 11, 2014

Plant blueberries now for a great crop of sweet, healthful fruit in the future.

April 4, 2014

As the blossoms fade in your apple and pear trees this spring, keep an eye out for a fungus that flourishes in warm, wet weather, cautions the Oregon State University Extension Service.

March 28, 2014

From strawberry jam to fruit salad, nothing says summer quite like the succulent strawberry.

March 21, 2014

Skip the soil and try growing vegetables in an aquaponics system that turns fish waste into fertilizer for your plants.