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 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).
Oregon State University has developed a new high-yielding, blight-resistant hazelnut for the baking and chocolate industries.

January 28, 2013

Imported wasp Trissolcus halyomorphae
As the brown marmorated stink bug spreads across the state, Oregon State University is studying how to use bug-on-bug warfare to stop this crop-damaging pest.

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.

Recent Gardening Tips

November 20, 2015

Winter is a good time to check for insects on your houseplants

November 13, 2015

Use the 'one-third' system for easy composting

October 30, 2015

Bring tender perennials inside so they'll survive

October 23, 2015

Pollinators are thrilled to find flora partners in the garden

October 16, 2015

Officials need more time to monitor ash whitefly before making recommendations