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 9, 2011

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Hood River-based researcher looks for ways to keep fruit fresh and healthy.

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.

Recent Gardening Tips

December 15, 2014

Take the agnst out of the holidays with gifts to fit your budget

December 5, 2014

Potted plants can come in year after year to be decorated for the holidays

November 26, 2014

For most people fires are more about enjoyment than saving money

November 21, 2014

Don't wait until spring to combat problems

November 14, 2014

Gardens get more damage as number of insects grows