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 12, 2012

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Enjoy free food and live music sponsored by Oregon State University's Organic Growers Club.
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The OSU student chapter of Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS) won awards at its annual career fair and training conference.

April 8, 2012

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Oregon's farmers, ranchers and fishing industry grossed a record $5.2 billion in 2011 thanks to higher commodity prices, according to a report by the Oregon State University Extension Service.

April 4, 2012

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High gas prices were the “trigger” that burst the housing bubble, according to economists from OSU and UC Berkeley

March 30, 2012

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More than 50 Oregon 4-H members competed for the scholarships, which range from $500 to $4,500.

Recent Gardening Tips

February 27, 2015

Create habitat to attract benefiical snakes to the yard

February 13, 2015

A few days of sunny weather isn't enough to warm the soil

February 6, 2015

Though it looks like spring has come early, weather is never a sure thing

January 30, 2015

Weston Miller feeds public's hunger for knowledge on radio, TV and magazine

January 16, 2015

They may take a little longer to get going, but these plants bloom for many years