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 13, 2012

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Enjoy free food and live music sponsored by Oregon State University's Organic Growers Club.
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The OSU student chapter of Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS) won awards at its annual career fair and training conference.

April 9, 2012

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Oregon's farmers, ranchers and fishing industry grossed a record $5.2 billion in 2011 thanks to higher commodity prices, according to a report by the Oregon State University Extension Service.

April 5, 2012

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High gas prices were the “trigger” that burst the housing bubble, according to economists from OSU and UC Berkeley

March 30, 2012

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More than 50 Oregon 4-H members competed for the scholarships, which range from $500 to $4,500.

Recent Gardening Tips

July 15, 2016

Food for both adults and caterpillars are necessary for effective habitat

July 8, 2016

Tips on plants to grow for autumn harvest

July 1, 2016

Avoid food that comes with unnecessary fillers

June 23, 2016

The process of solarization kills weeds, diseases and insects

June 10, 2016