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

August 4, 2011

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OSU Extension master gardeners are trained volunteers who share sustainable gardening and OSU horticulture expertise with the public.

July 27, 2011

Oregon State University has hired John Killefer, an alumnus who is a meat scientist at the University of Illinois, to head its forthcoming animal and rangeland sciences department.

June 30, 2011

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Oregon State University has named John Talbott as the new director of the Western Region Sun Grant program.

June 16, 2011

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Orange Tour crisscrossing the state honoring OSU Extension supporters and celebrating centennial.

June 13, 2011

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The Oregon State University Extension Service offers a new online help center called Ask an Expert that answers questions ranging from gardening to food to forestry.

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