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

March 1, 2013

Tom Shellhammer. (Photo by Lynn Ketchum)
To fill a knowledge gap among both professional and hobbyist beer-makers, Oregon State University has created several online and on-site short courses for brewers who want to refine their technical skills.

February 11, 2013

Kaseberg wheat
With the baking industry in mind, Oregon State University has developed a higher-yielding soft white winter wheat that's also resistant to the disease stripe rust.

January 30, 2013

ensalada de cebada
A partir de este mes, los niños que están cursando la primaria aprenderán sobre la alimentación saludable a través del Servicio de Extensión de la Universidad Estatal de Oregón (OSU Extension Service).
Oregon State University has developed a new high-yielding, blight-resistant hazelnut for the baking and chocolate industries.

January 28, 2013

Imported wasp Trissolcus halyomorphae
As the brown marmorated stink bug spreads across the state, Oregon State University is studying how to use bug-on-bug warfare to stop this crop-damaging pest.

Recent Gardening Tips

October 14, 2016

The traditional Christmas plants need a long period of darkness every day

October 7, 2016

You're not looking at the same needles over time

September 30, 2016

Wasp and lady beetle may control invasive insect in next one to two years

September 23, 2016

Avoid wating until the first frost to harvest

September 16, 2016

Put up a fence, use repellents and choose deer-resistant plants