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

May 26, 2017

Record-winning pumpkin weighs in at more than 2,500 pounds

May 19, 2017

May 11, 2017

Decide priorities before getting started

May 5, 2017

Control plant-eating mollusks early and often

April 28, 2017

Larvae feed on grass and leave swaths of brown patches that can be repaired