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

October 18, 2012

examining oats
Researchers at Oregon State University may have discovered why some grains are susceptible to a yield-reducing fungus.

October 3, 2012

Animal Sciences pavillion
Oregon State University will dedicate a new teaching and research facility for animal sciences Oct. 19 to serve increased student enrollment in the field and to delve into new research.

September 6, 2012

Photo of cob of corn.
Oregon State University has been named a partner on a $10 million grant that aims to further the understanding of the molecular interactions and genes in crops that include rice, corn and soybeans.

September 4, 2012

zombie fly
A researcher at Oregon State University has reported Oregon's first documented case of a "zombie" fly infecting a honeybee, but he doubts that the parasite currently poses a threat to the already beleaguered bee.

August 3, 2012

Picture of an award ribbon.
Oregon's Master Gardener program has recognized 28 Oregonians this year for their volunteer work.

Recent Gardening Tips

August 28, 2015

August 21, 2015

A one-day renovation will rejuvenate grass

August 14, 2015

Cool-season plants don't mind chilly nights

July 31, 2015

Tips give home gardeners a good start on growing hops

July 24, 2015

Drought-tolerant plants thrive during dry summers