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

February 11, 2011

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Lambing season is baaaaack. Check out the newborns at Oregon State University’s sheep barn Feb. 15 - March 2.
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New research by OSU professor Ramesh Sagili leads to better honey bee health.

February 2, 2011

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An Oregon State University report shows Oregon farm sales up 3.8 percent from a dismal 2009.

January 26, 2011

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Oregon State University study finds daily mowing and rolling makes golf balls roll farther on putting greens.

January 21, 2011

A senior at Forest Grove High School will meet First Lady Michelle Obama at a mentoring summit in Washington, D.C., next week.

Recent Gardening Tips

July 18, 2014

Need a summer cover crop to add nutrients to your garden's soil? Try planting buckwheat.

July 10, 2014

Many people pay more attention than usual to their roofs in the summer and fall as trees overhang, leaves pile up and fall rains are just around the corner.

July 3, 2014

What to do about garden pests, including insects, plant diseases and weeds, can be a challenge for gardeners who want to effectively manage the pests without damage to the environment and human health.

June 27, 2014

Construction materials can include fiberglass, wood, wire, plastic and PVC hoops.

June 20, 2014

Avoid watering in the late afternoon so that the foliage is dry going into the night.