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

April 8, 2013

"All Will Be Fed" (Photo by Mike Van)
The work of 17 handpicked artists is on display in the 31st year of an Oregon State University exhibit inspired by agriculture and its bounty.

March 20, 2013

Laptop (Photo by Flickr:nerissa's ring)
Starting in spring term 2013, a new program will give Klamath Community College graduates an opportunity to work toward an Oregon State University online bachelor's degree in agricultural sciences – and receive on-the-ground mentorship and support during their studies.

March 13, 2013

Muffins baked with pomace flour
Researchers at Oregon State University have discovered how to turn the pulp from crushed wine grapes into a natural food preservative, biodegradable packaging materials and a nutritional enhancement for baked goods.

March 6, 2013

Oyster
Oregon State University has improved an old method of making oysters safer to eat so that more bacteria are removed without sacrificing taste and texture.

March 1, 2013

Tom Shellhammer. (Photo by Lynn Ketchum)
To fill a knowledge gap among both professional and hobbyist beer-makers, Oregon State University has created several online and on-site short courses for brewers who want to refine their technical skills.

Recent Gardening Tips

February 12, 2016

Get the healthiest fruit by starting with least-toxic methods

February 5, 2016

Mid- to late February is the time to pay attention to one of our favorite flowers

January 29, 2016

OSU Extension offers new app with videos, photos and illustrations

January 22, 2016

Plant for spring vegetable garden by making seed-starting medium

January 15, 2016

Getting a professional analysis measures nutrients and offers recommendations