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 18, 2011

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Girls in grades 6-8 and their parents may register until Feb.10, 2012 to attend a free OSU workshop on careers in science and engineering.

November 11, 2011

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This year, during Congress, delegates will dedicate the second National 4-H Congress Habitat For Humanity house they helped build in Atlanta

November 10, 2011

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The Leadership Academy in the College of Agricultural Sciences aims to help students succeed in the workplace by sharpening their ability to lead, think critically, communicate and work as a team.

November 9, 2011

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Enhancing Global Perspectives focuses on environmental issues common to the western U.S. and Mongolia.

November 4, 2011

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Oregon State University has opened registration for an online class that teaches wine industry professionals and the public how to manage vineyards.

Recent Gardening Tips

November 20, 2015

Winter is a good time to check for insects on your houseplants

November 13, 2015

Use the 'one-third' system for easy composting

October 30, 2015

Bring tender perennials inside so they'll survive

October 23, 2015

Pollinators are thrilled to find flora partners in the garden

October 16, 2015

Officials need more time to monitor ash whitefly before making recommendations