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

January 25, 2013

Lisbeth Goddik with OSU Extension Service. (Photo by Lynn Ketchum)
Experienced and newer farmers will share their wisdom at the Oregon Small Farms Conference at Oregon State University on March 2.
Barley summer salad from OSU's Food Hero. (Photo by Laura LaMotte)
Starting this month, grade-school students across Oregon will learn about healthy eating, thanks to a program from Oregon State University's Extension Service.

January 24, 2013

Jersey cow
Dairy cows that are fed flaxseed produce more nutritious milk, according to a new study by Oregon State University.

January 22, 2013

E-waste
Residents living near an e-waste recycling site in China face elevated risks of lung cancer, according to a recent study co-authored by Oregon State University researchers.

January 9, 2013

A LEGO robot built by OSU Extension Service 4-H students. (Photo by Marci Bacho)
When 117 teams gather in Hillsboro for the Jan. 19-20 Intel Oregon FIRST® LEGO® League state robotics championship, eight of them will have ties to the Oregon State University Extension Service's 4-H program.

Recent Gardening Tips

July 24, 2015

Drought-tolerant plants thrive during dry summers

July 17, 2015

Low-water plants save money, time and help the environment

July 9, 2015

Turn a tree into a space-saving specimen with some tips from an OSU Extension expert

July 2, 2015

Choosing the right plants can make all the difference in the face of a wildfire

June 26, 2015

Be sure to water plants well as summer heat sets in