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

August 1, 2013

cheese
Passed by Oregon lawmakers, the fundng will support research on the production of wine, beer, cheese, breads and distilled spirits.

July 16, 2013

Michele Pryse (Photo by Lynn Ketchum)
As interest grows in preserving produce, the Oregon State University Extension Service is offering its summer food preservation and safety hotline for queries on testing pressure canner gauges, ensuring jam sets properly and preparing tomato salsa.

July 12, 2013

Trout (Photo by Flickr:Fishking_1)
An Oregon State University scientist and partners borrowed some technology from the Human Genome Project to more clearly identify the genes used by a type of water mold that attacks fish and causes millions of dollars in losses to the aquaculture industry each year.

July 8, 2013

Staci Simonich in the lab.
Researchers aim to to see if cleaning up hazardous waste sites does more harm than good.

July 2, 2013

(Photo by Flickr:i am real estate photographer)
Oregon State University's Agricultural and Resource Economics Department has awarded 22 of its students $22,000 in scholarships made possible by gifts to the department.

Recent Gardening Tips

May 27, 2016

These diminutive plants do well in the ground or in pots

May 20, 2016

Monitor garden closely to get an early start on control

May 6, 2016

Personalized attention awaits you on the other end of the phone

April 29, 2016

Look for OMRI logo when buying organic products

April 22, 2016

Digging in the dirt gives youth a feeling of accomplishment