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

November 12, 2012

roast turkey
As Thanksgiving approaches, you can get answers to food safety questions by calling the Oregon State University Extension Service's holiday food safety hotline at 1-800-354-7319.

November 9, 2012

hayride
Registration is now open for the first-ever Oregon Agritourism Summit, set for Nov. 30 at Oregon State University's campus in Corvallis.

October 17, 2012

examining oats
Researchers at Oregon State University may have discovered why some grains are susceptible to a yield-reducing fungus.

October 3, 2012

Animal Sciences pavillion
Oregon State University will dedicate a new teaching and research facility for animal sciences Oct. 19 to serve increased student enrollment in the field and to delve into new research.

September 6, 2012

Photo of cob of corn.
Oregon State University has been named a partner on a $10 million grant that aims to further the understanding of the molecular interactions and genes in crops that include rice, corn and soybeans.

Recent Gardening Tips

February 27, 2015

Create habitat to attract benefiical snakes to the yard

February 13, 2015

A few days of sunny weather isn't enough to warm the soil

February 6, 2015

Though it looks like spring has come early, weather is never a sure thing

January 30, 2015

Weston Miller feeds public's hunger for knowledge on radio, TV and magazine

January 16, 2015

They may take a little longer to get going, but these plants bloom for many years