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

April 3, 2015

Markus Kleber
Roots emit chemicals that release carbon by breaking bonds with minerals

April 1, 2015

Nourishing Boomers and Beyond
Nourishing Boomers and Beyond course teaches healthy lessons

February 27, 2015

February 20, 2015

frog
More than 155 experts on deck to answer your questions

February 11, 2015

farmers market
Event features 24 workshops on topics from diversification to farmers markets

Recent Gardening Tips

May 22, 2015

Start with a disease-resistant plant and add a dash of prevention

May 15, 2015

Think about location when designing and caring for a hanging containers

May 8, 2015

Wild lilac is drought tolerant and needs no fertilizer

May 1, 2015

Growing sweet potatoes can thrive in Willamette Valley

April 24, 2015

Dig up and cut apart plants when they start to show less vigor