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

November 4, 2011

Strand Hall
Agricultural honors scholarships totaling $89,800 have been awarded to Oregon State University students in the College of Agricultural Sciences.

October 10, 2011

wine glass
While it might make it difficult for gardeners to ripen backyard fruit, the cool weather this season could be an advantage to Oregon wine grapes, according to researchers at Oregon State University.

October 9, 2011

Yan Wang
Hood River-based researcher looks for ways to keep fruit fresh and healthy.

September 6, 2011

vegetables (Photo by Lynn Ketchum)
Inmates in nine of Oregon's 14 prisons expand the OSU Master Gardener role and grow vegetables inside concrete walls.

August 24, 2011

Fresh produce can be a potential vector for disease.
OSU Extension provides expert knowledge about safe food handling, preparation and preservation practices.

Recent Gardening Tips

February 5, 2016

Mid- to late February is the time to pay attention to one of our favorite flowers

January 29, 2016

OSU Extension offers new app with videos, photos and illustrations

January 22, 2016

Plant for spring vegetable garden by making seed-starting medium

January 15, 2016

Getting a professional analysis measures nutrients and offers recommendations

January 8, 2016

Keep our feathered friends in fine fettle in cold weather