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 4, 2011

online class
Oregon State University has opened registration for an online class that teaches wine industry professionals and the public how to manage vineyards.
Strand Hall
Agricultural honors scholarships totaling $89,800 have been awarded to Oregon State University students in the College of Agricultural Sciences.

October 10, 2011

wine glass
While it might make it difficult for gardeners to ripen backyard fruit, the cool weather this season could be an advantage to Oregon wine grapes, according to researchers at Oregon State University.

October 9, 2011

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

September 6, 2011

vegetables (Photo by Lynn Ketchum)
Inmates in nine of Oregon's 14 prisons expand the OSU Master Gardener role and grow vegetables inside concrete walls.

Recent Gardening Tips

January 16, 2015

They may take a little longer to get going, but these plants bloom for many years

January 9, 2015

January 2, 2015

Plant blooming shrubs to cheer up the chilly season

December 29, 2014

Learn how to successfully raise chickens before buying chicks

December 15, 2014

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