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 22, 2010

Brian Tuck has been appointed new director of the Mid-Columbia Agricultural Research and Extension Center (MCAREC) in Hood River.

November 15, 2010

Sheep farmers are invited to register for a free workshop on raising sheep on Nov. 30 in Canby.

October 25, 2010

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OSU has received two grants worth more than $3 million that will support the production of organic blackberries and help address the need for more small farmers.

October 19, 2010

Oregon State University hires alumna Christina DeWitt, a food chemist at Oklahoma State University, to head its Seafood Laboratory in Astoria.

September 29, 2010

Recent Gardening Tips

April 18, 2014

If you want to grow better plants, you first need to understand the texture of your soil.

April 11, 2014

Plant blueberries now for a great crop of sweet, healthful fruit in the future.

April 4, 2014

As the blossoms fade in your apple and pear trees this spring, keep an eye out for a fungus that flourishes in warm, wet weather, cautions the Oregon State University Extension Service.

March 28, 2014

From strawberry jam to fruit salad, nothing says summer quite like the succulent strawberry.

March 21, 2014

Skip the soil and try growing vegetables in an aquaponics system that turns fish waste into fertilizer for your plants.