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 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.

September 1, 2001

Four Oregon 4-H members received college scholarships during a 4-H awards ceremony at the Oregon State Fair.

Recent Gardening Tips

April 21, 2017

OSU Extension master gardener educates people about underused vegetables

April 17, 2017

Moss will return if underlying reasons for its growth aren't addressed

April 7, 2017

Get the berry season off to a good start with some fertilizer and a trim

March 31, 2017

There's more to think about than just hanging up a birdhouse

March 24, 2017

Knowing your plants means you can care for them appropriately