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

November 22, 2010

Brian Tuck has been appointed new director of the Mid-Columbia Agricultural Research and Extension Center (MCAREC) in Hood River.

November 15, 2010

Sheep farmers are invited to register for a free workshop on raising sheep on Nov. 30 in Canby.

October 25, 2010

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OSU has received two grants worth more than $3 million that will support the production of organic blackberries and help address the need for more small farmers.

October 19, 2010

Oregon State University hires alumna Christina DeWitt, a food chemist at Oklahoma State University, to head its Seafood Laboratory in Astoria.

September 29, 2010

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.