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

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

November 20, 2015

Winter is a good time to check for insects on your houseplants

November 13, 2015

Use the 'one-third' system for easy composting

October 30, 2015

Bring tender perennials inside so they'll survive

October 23, 2015

Pollinators are thrilled to find flora partners in the garden

October 16, 2015

Officials need more time to monitor ash whitefly before making recommendations