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

November 29, 2011

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A new study by economists at Oregon State University questions the cost-effectiveness of biofuels and says they would barely reduce fossil fuel use and would likely increase greenhouse gas emissions.

November 18, 2011

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Girls in grades 6-8 and their parents may register until Feb.10, 2012 to attend a free OSU workshop on careers in science and engineering.

November 11, 2011

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This year, during Congress, delegates will dedicate the second National 4-H Congress Habitat For Humanity house they helped build in Atlanta

November 10, 2011

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The Leadership Academy in the College of Agricultural Sciences aims to help students succeed in the workplace by sharpening their ability to lead, think critically, communicate and work as a team.

November 9, 2011

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Enhancing Global Perspectives focuses on environmental issues common to the western U.S. and Mongolia.

Recent Gardening Tips

March 27, 2015

Nourishing Boomers and Beyond course teaches healthy lessons
Face your fears when it comes to cutting on plants

March 20, 2015

Publications cover wide range of gardening topics

March 9, 2015

Use these tips on how to apply organic amendments

February 27, 2015

Create habitat to attract benefiical snakes to the yard