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

March 13, 2013

Muffins baked with pomace flour
Researchers at Oregon State University have discovered how to turn the pulp from crushed wine grapes into a natural food preservative, biodegradable packaging materials and a nutritional enhancement for baked goods.

March 6, 2013

Oregon State University has improved an old method of making oysters safer to eat so that more bacteria are removed without sacrificing taste and texture.

March 1, 2013

Tom Shellhammer. (Photo by Lynn Ketchum)
To fill a knowledge gap among both professional and hobbyist beer-makers, Oregon State University has created several online and on-site short courses for brewers who want to refine their technical skills.

February 11, 2013

Kaseberg wheat
With the baking industry in mind, Oregon State University has developed a higher-yielding soft white winter wheat that's also resistant to the disease stripe rust.

January 30, 2013

ensalada de cebada
A partir de este mes, los niños que están cursando la primaria aprenderán sobre la alimentación saludable a través del Servicio de Extensión de la Universidad Estatal de Oregón (OSU Extension Service).

Recent Gardening Tips

October 5, 2015

A little research will help you get the color you prefer

September 25, 2015

Choose the best vegetables to plant again next year

September 18, 2015

It's natural to see spiders on the move this time of year

September 11, 2015

Try some unusual choices to get a different look in the garden

September 4, 2015

Apples come right off the tree, but pears need cold storage to ripen