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

December 3, 2010

An examination of several indexes suggest that Oregon is open for business but the state’s tax structure needs fine-tuning.
Agricultural honors scholarships totaling $85,400 have been awarded to Oregon State University students in the College of Agricultural Sciences.
Entomological Society of America honors OSU professor Sujaya Rao for her innovative teaching.

December 2, 2010

National university association honors 3 faculty members at Oregon State University for their professional achievements.

December 1, 2010

Portland couple gives $860,000 to Oregon State University to endow dairy professor, upgrade dairy processing facility and support interns.

Recent Gardening Tips

July 18, 2014

Need a summer cover crop to add nutrients to your garden's soil? Try planting buckwheat.

July 10, 2014

Many people pay more attention than usual to their roofs in the summer and fall as trees overhang, leaves pile up and fall rains are just around the corner.

July 3, 2014

What to do about garden pests, including insects, plant diseases and weeds, can be a challenge for gardeners who want to effectively manage the pests without damage to the environment and human health.

June 27, 2014

Construction materials can include fiberglass, wood, wire, plastic and PVC hoops.

June 20, 2014

Avoid watering in the late afternoon so that the foliage is dry going into the night.