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

June 27, 2012

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More than 14,000 volunteers helped Extension deliver educational programs across Oregon during 2011

June 26, 2012

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This year the new inductees are from Polk County and Deschutes County

June 20, 2012

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Since its debut on the OSU Extension website in March of 2011, Ask An Expert has fielded 3,425 questions from across the state and country and overseas.

June 14, 2012

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Oregon State University is helping schools comply with a state law that requires them to have a plan in place by July 1 to reduce pesticide use.

June 5, 2012

Twenty undergraduates in Oregon State University's Agricultural and Resource Economics Department have been selected to receive scholarships totaling $18,825 in 2012-13.

Recent Gardening Tips

November 20, 2015

Winter is a good time to check for insects on your houseplants

November 13, 2015

Use the 'one-third' system for easy composting

October 30, 2015

Bring tender perennials inside so they'll survive

October 23, 2015

Pollinators are thrilled to find flora partners in the garden

October 16, 2015

Officials need more time to monitor ash whitefly before making recommendations