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 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.
Sonny Ramaswamy
Sonny Ramaswamy, dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences, has been tapped to lead the National Institute for Food and Agriculture.

February 8, 2012

Food Hero logo
The idea is to use the Internet to connect with people and offer them tools for healthy eating.

Recent Gardening Tips

August 19, 2016

Multi-purpose plants add nutrients, suppress weeds and much more

August 12, 2016

August 5, 2016

Drought-tolerant plants need yearly pruning

July 15, 2016

Food for both adults and caterpillars are necessary for effective habitat

July 8, 2016

Tips on plants to grow for autumn harvest