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

April 15, 2011

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Manuals have extensive information on pest biology and chemical and nonchemical control methods and are useful to Pacific Northwest farmers, growers, consultants and home gardeners.

April 13, 2011

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OSU will participate in research on late blight, one of the world's most important plant diseases, thanks to the new shared grant.

April 11, 2011

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OSU student Tod Blankenship one of 3 students nationwide to receive Watson Fellowship award.

April 7, 2011

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No plans for Earth Day? Come to Oregon State University’s organic farm for free food, music and family fun.

April 4, 2011

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The Agricultural Research Foundation has awarded $398,790 to fund 33 OSU research projects for 2011-2013.

Recent Gardening Tips

February 27, 2015

Create habitat to attract benefiical snakes to the yard

February 13, 2015

A few days of sunny weather isn't enough to warm the soil

February 6, 2015

Though it looks like spring has come early, weather is never a sure thing

January 30, 2015

Weston Miller feeds public's hunger for knowledge on radio, TV and magazine

January 16, 2015

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