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

April 20, 2012

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Grow With Your Garden - is this year's Mini College theme

April 13, 2012

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Enjoy free food and live music sponsored by Oregon State University's Organic Growers Club.
The OSU student chapter of Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS) won awards at its annual career fair and training conference.

April 9, 2012

Oregon's farmers, ranchers and fishing industry grossed a record $5.2 billion in 2011 thanks to higher commodity prices, according to a report by the Oregon State University Extension Service.

April 5, 2012

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High gas prices were the “trigger” that burst the housing bubble, according to economists from OSU and UC Berkeley

Recent Gardening Tips

October 21, 2016

Cities are not the biological deserts once thought

October 14, 2016

The traditional Christmas plants need a long period of darkness every day

October 7, 2016

You're not looking at the same needles over time

September 30, 2016

Wasp and lady beetle may control invasive insect in next one to two years

September 23, 2016

Avoid wating until the first frost to harvest