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

February 2, 2011

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An Oregon State University report shows Oregon farm sales up 3.8 percent from a dismal 2009.

January 26, 2011

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Oregon State University study finds daily mowing and rolling makes golf balls roll farther on putting greens.

January 21, 2011

A senior at Forest Grove High School will meet First Lady Michelle Obama at a mentoring summit in Washington, D.C., next week.

January 19, 2011

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FYI to farmers: Get ready for OSU's Small Farms Conference on Feb. 26. Topics include food safety, marketing opportunities & cover crops.

January 13, 2011

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$5 million grant to address rural childhood obesity.

Recent Gardening Tips

May 29, 2015

Diseases and pests take advantage of trees' weakened condition

May 22, 2015

Start with a disease-resistant plant and add a dash of prevention

May 15, 2015

Think about location when designing and caring for a hanging containers

May 8, 2015

Wild lilac is drought tolerant and needs no fertilizer

May 1, 2015

Growing sweet potatoes can thrive in Willamette Valley