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

March 30, 2012

4-H logo
More than 50 Oregon 4-H members competed for the scholarships, which range from $500 to $4,500.

March 28, 2012

Neil Shay
Neil Shay will step down as director of the Oregon Wine Research Institute to return to full-time research and teaching at OSU.

March 27, 2012

Albert Starr, M.D.
Oregon State University will host its 36th annual gerontology conference April 11-12, drawing geriatric experts who will present more than 40 educational workshops for health and human service professionals and the public.

March 15, 2012

LaDuke painting
Two agriculture-inspired exhibits will be on display this spring at Oregon State University.

March 9, 2012

girl with spinach
Data show that kids are most likely to eat vegetables they grow themselves.

Recent Gardening Tips

September 23, 2016

Avoid wating until the first frost to harvest

September 16, 2016

Put up a fence, use repellents and choose deer-resistant plants

September 9, 2016

Saving seed is an inexpensive way to grow vegetables

September 2, 2016

Choose the best grass seed for area and situation

August 26, 2016

The iconoic flowers come in new colors and textures