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 4, 2011

online class
Oregon State University has opened registration for an online class that teaches wine industry professionals and the public how to manage vineyards.
Strand Hall
Agricultural honors scholarships totaling $89,800 have been awarded to Oregon State University students in the College of Agricultural Sciences.

October 10, 2011

wine glass
While it might make it difficult for gardeners to ripen backyard fruit, the cool weather this season could be an advantage to Oregon wine grapes, according to researchers at Oregon State University.
Yan Wang
Hood River-based researcher looks for ways to keep fruit fresh and healthy.

September 6, 2011

vegetables (Photo by Lynn Ketchum)
Inmates in nine of Oregon's 14 prisons expand the OSU Master Gardener role and grow vegetables inside concrete walls.

Recent Gardening Tips

September 23, 2016

Avoid wating until the first frost to harvest

September 16, 2016

Put up a fence, use repellents and choose deer-resistant plants

September 9, 2016

Saving seed is an inexpensive way to grow vegetables

September 2, 2016

Choose the best grass seed for area and situation

August 26, 2016

The iconoic flowers come in new colors and textures