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

August 4, 2011

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OSU Extension master gardeners are trained volunteers who share sustainable gardening and OSU horticulture expertise with the public.

July 27, 2011

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Oregon State University has hired John Killefer, an alumnus who is a meat scientist at the University of Illinois, to head its forthcoming animal and rangeland sciences department.

June 30, 2011

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Oregon State University has named John Talbott as the new director of the Western Region Sun Grant program.

June 16, 2011

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Orange Tour crisscrossing the state honoring OSU Extension supporters and celebrating centennial.

June 13, 2011

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The Oregon State University Extension Service offers a new online help center called Ask an Expert that answers questions ranging from gardening to food to forestry.

Recent Gardening Tips

February 5, 2016

Mid- to late February is the time to pay attention to one of our favorite flowers

January 29, 2016

OSU Extension offers new app with videos, photos and illustrations

January 22, 2016

Plant for spring vegetable garden by making seed-starting medium

January 15, 2016

Getting a professional analysis measures nutrients and offers recommendations

January 8, 2016

Keep our feathered friends in fine fettle in cold weather