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

September 6, 2011

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Inmates in nine of Oregon's 14 prisons expand the OSU Master Gardener role and grow vegetables inside concrete walls.

August 24, 2011

Fresh produce can be a potential vector for disease.
OSU Extension provides expert knowledge about safe food handling, preparation and preservation practices.

August 4, 2011

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OSU Extension master gardeners are trained volunteers who share sustainable gardening and OSU horticulture expertise with the public.

July 27, 2011

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Oregon State University has hired John Killefer, an alumnus who is a meat scientist at the University of Illinois, to head its forthcoming animal and rangeland sciences department.

June 30, 2011

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Oregon State University has named John Talbott as the new director of the Western Region Sun Grant program.

Recent Gardening Tips

November 21, 2014

Don't wait until spring to combat problems

November 14, 2014

Gardens get more damage as number of insects grows

October 31, 2014

Tulips, daffodils and other bulbs will put on a pretty display when planted in containers

October 24, 2014

Demonstration garden draws public interest in new type of vegetables

October 16, 2014

Summer may be over, but that doesn't mean you've got to put your garden to bed