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

March 9, 2012

girl with spinach
Data show that kids are most likely to eat vegetables they grow themselves.
Sonny Ramaswamy
Sonny Ramaswamy, dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences, has been tapped to lead the National Institute for Food and Agriculture.

February 8, 2012

Food Hero logo
The idea is to use the Internet to connect with people and offer them tools for healthy eating.
La insignia Héroe de Alimentos
La idea es usar el Internet para conectarse con la gente y ofrecerles recursos para poder alimentarse de manera saludable

February 6, 2012

cattle
What better time to teach the basics to our beef producers of the future.

Recent Gardening Tips

May 29, 2015

Diseases and pests take advantage of trees' weakened condition

May 22, 2015

Start with a disease-resistant plant and add a dash of prevention

May 15, 2015

Think about location when designing and caring for a hanging containers

May 8, 2015

Wild lilac is drought tolerant and needs no fertilizer

May 1, 2015

Growing sweet potatoes can thrive in Willamette Valley