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

May 13, 2011

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A sense of belonging and shared activities are important for those who are often the first in their family to pursue higher education.

May 10, 2011

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The new and more comprehensive website includes 125 new pages on pesticides and how to use them.

April 29, 2011

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This year’s exhibition presents art by visual artists who through their work offer understanding and deeper meaning of our region’s natural resources. The theme is “Ways Into the Region.”

April 21, 2011

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Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber has proclaimed April 21, 2011, Oregon State University Extension Day to commemorate its centennial.

April 15, 2011

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Manuals have extensive information on pest biology and chemical and nonchemical control methods and are useful to Pacific Northwest farmers, growers, consultants and home gardeners.

Recent Gardening Tips

July 2, 2015

Choosing the right plants can make all the difference in the face of a wildfire

June 26, 2015

Be sure to water plants well as summer heat sets in

June 19, 2015

Choose from these plants with pleasant scents

June 12, 2015

Boxwood blight could become a serious problem

June 5, 2015