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

June 30, 2011

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Oregon State University has named John Talbott as the new director of the Western Region Sun Grant program.

June 16, 2011

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Orange Tour crisscrossing the state honoring OSU Extension supporters and celebrating centennial.

June 13, 2011

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The Oregon State University Extension Service offers a new online help center called Ask an Expert that answers questions ranging from gardening to food to forestry.

June 7, 2011

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Crimson clover market is growing for a crop with economic and environmental benefit.
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Oregon State University will host a conference on campus June 24-25 that aims to strengthen the economic and social vibrancy of rural communities.

Recent Gardening Tips

August 21, 2015

A one-day renovation will rejuvenate grass

August 14, 2015

Cool-season plants don't mind chilly nights

July 31, 2015

Tips give home gardeners a good start on growing hops

July 24, 2015

Drought-tolerant plants thrive during dry summers

July 17, 2015

Low-water plants save money, time and help the environment