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. You’ll also find gardening advice articles written by EESC. Contact our media liaisons.

Recent News Stories

December 30, 2002

Jumbo. Colossal. Super colossal. The superlatives used to rate Treasure Valley onions suggest they could take over the world.

December 19, 2002

A handful of OSU Extension Service faculty are helping Oregon entrepreneurs grow an industry valued at $151 million a year.

July 22, 2002

Researchers brave ravenous ants, poisonous snakes, thieving monkeys and hellish temperatures.

July 10, 2002

Where once there were berry fields and sheep pastures, now there are backyard vineyards and alpacas.

July 2, 2002

A flawed method of research may have contributed to a dramatic decline in fish populations.

Recent Gardening Tips

March 24, 2017

Knowing your plants means you can care for them appropriately

March 10, 2017

March 3, 2017

Placing plants in the correct sunlight exposure can make all the difference

February 27, 2017

OSU expert gives the ins and outs of sprouting seeds

February 10, 2017