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

Neil Shay
Neil Shay will step down as director of the Oregon Wine Research Institute to return to full-time research and teaching at OSU.
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.

Recent Gardening Tips

February 10, 2017

February 3, 2017

Certain varieties are resistant to black spot, rust and powdery mildew

January 27, 2017

Envelopes contain a wealth of information

January 20, 2017

Most gardeners don't cut back the vine nearly enough

January 13, 2017

When polinators need it the most, gardeners can step in to help