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. You’ll also find gardening advice articles written by EESC. Contact our media liaisons.

Recent News Stories

October 10, 2011

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Hood River-based researcher looks for ways to keep fruit fresh and healthy.

September 6, 2011

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Inmates in nine of Oregon's 14 prisons expand the OSU Master Gardener role and grow vegetables inside concrete walls.

August 24, 2011

Fresh produce can be a potential vector for disease.
OSU Extension provides expert knowledge about safe food handling, preparation and preservation practices.

August 5, 2011

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OSU Extension master gardeners are trained volunteers who share sustainable gardening and OSU horticulture expertise with the public.

July 28, 2011

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Oregon State University has hired John Killefer, an alumnus who is a meat scientist at the University of Illinois, to head its forthcoming animal and rangeland sciences department.

Recent Gardening Tips

April 21, 2017

OSU Extension master gardener educates people about underused vegetables

April 17, 2017

Moss will return if underlying reasons for its growth aren't addressed

April 7, 2017

Get the berry season off to a good start with some fertilizer and a trim

March 31, 2017

There's more to think about than just hanging up a birdhouse

March 24, 2017

Knowing your plants means you can care for them appropriately