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

April 7, 2014

Mark Chien
Mark Chien will take over as the program coordinator of OSU's Oregon Wine Research Institute on May 28. He was previously tasked with elevating the quality of Pennsylvania wines as the administrator of the Penn State Wine Grape Program.
Molalla High School's school garden breaks ground. (Photo by Teresa Cooper)
Surrounded by farmland, the town of Molalla is known for its 100-year-old rodeo. But some are trying to make it known for a healthy lifestyle.

April 3, 2014

Art by Jon Jay Cruson for Art About Agriculture.
The work of 13 handpicked artists illustrating food and agriculture is in an exhibition now open at Oregon State University.
Students garden in Burns. (Photo courtesy Harney County 4-H)
Through Youth Advocates for Health, or YA4-H!, teens are mentoring younger children in communities from Astoria to Ontario to help them make healthy choices.

March 25, 2014

Pollution-measuring wristband
Oregon State University scientists have created a fashion accessory that doubles as a pollution detector.

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