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

December 1, 2010

Portland couple gives $860,000 to Oregon State University to endow dairy professor, upgrade dairy processing facility and support interns.

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 24, 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 18, 2010

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

Recent Gardening Tips

February 27, 2015

Create habitat to attract benefiical snakes to the yard

February 13, 2015

A few days of sunny weather isn't enough to warm the soil

February 6, 2015

Though it looks like spring has come early, weather is never a sure thing

January 30, 2015

Weston Miller feeds public's hunger for knowledge on radio, TV and magazine

January 16, 2015

They may take a little longer to get going, but these plants bloom for many years