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. You’ll also find gardening advice articles written by EESC. Contact our media liaisons.

Recent News Stories

January 30, 2013

hazelnuts
Oregon State University has developed a new high-yielding, blight-resistant hazelnut for the baking and chocolate industries.

January 28, 2013

Imported wasp Trissolcus halyomorphae
As the brown marmorated stink bug spreads across the state, Oregon State University is studying how to use bug-on-bug warfare to stop this crop-damaging pest.

January 25, 2013

Lisbeth Goddik with OSU Extension Service. (Photo by Lynn Ketchum)
Experienced and newer farmers will share their wisdom at the Oregon Small Farms Conference at Oregon State University on March 2.
Barley summer salad from OSU's Food Hero. (Photo by Laura LaMotte)
Starting this month, grade-school students across Oregon will learn about healthy eating, thanks to a program from Oregon State University's Extension Service.

January 24, 2013

Jersey cow
Dairy cows that are fed flaxseed produce more nutritious milk, according to a new study by Oregon State University.

Recent Gardening Tips

May 26, 2017

Record-winning pumpkin weighs in at more than 2,500 pounds

May 19, 2017

May 11, 2017

Decide priorities before getting started

May 5, 2017

Control plant-eating mollusks early and often

April 28, 2017

Larvae feed on grass and leave swaths of brown patches that can be repaired