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

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

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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.
Staci Simonich, OSU environmental chemist
High emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) can be linked to lung cancer deaths in the United States and countries with a similarly high socioeconomic rank, including Canada, Australia, France, and Germany, according to a study by Oregon State University.
Andrew Hulting (Photo by Emmalie Goodwin.)
Oregon State University has selected a weed management specialist with the Extension Service for a major endowed professorship.

June 26, 2013

4-H logo
The Oregon State University Extension Service's 4-H youth development program will induct four longtime volunteer leaders or retired staff into its Hall of Fame on June 28.

Recent Gardening Tips

July 15, 2016

Food for both adults and caterpillars are necessary for effective habitat

July 8, 2016

Tips on plants to grow for autumn harvest

July 1, 2016

Avoid food that comes with unnecessary fillers

June 23, 2016

The process of solarization kills weeds, diseases and insects

June 10, 2016