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

January 12, 2010

Oregon State University animal science experts will present best practices for getting lambs off to a good start at an annual lambing school on Jan. 26 in McMinnville.

January 1, 2010

Safety important in smoking fish

December 31, 2009

Art exhibit features collage

December 17, 2009

After nearly 30 years of war and neglect, Iraq is preparing to rebuild its system of higher education with help from OSU.

December 14, 2009

Even with passage of tax measures, Oregon state taxes will be lower than the national average.

Recent Gardening Tips

July 18, 2014

Need a summer cover crop to add nutrients to your garden's soil? Try planting buckwheat.

July 10, 2014

Many people pay more attention than usual to their roofs in the summer and fall as trees overhang, leaves pile up and fall rains are just around the corner.

July 3, 2014

What to do about garden pests, including insects, plant diseases and weeds, can be a challenge for gardeners who want to effectively manage the pests without damage to the environment and human health.

June 27, 2014

Construction materials can include fiberglass, wood, wire, plastic and PVC hoops.

June 20, 2014

Avoid watering in the late afternoon so that the foliage is dry going into the night.