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

April 21, 2011

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Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber has proclaimed April 21, 2011, Oregon State University Extension Day to commemorate its centennial.

April 15, 2011

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Manuals have extensive information on pest biology and chemical and nonchemical control methods and are useful to Pacific Northwest farmers, growers, consultants and home gardeners.

April 13, 2011

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OSU will participate in research on late blight, one of the world's most important plant diseases, thanks to the new shared grant.

April 11, 2011

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OSU student Tod Blankenship one of 3 students nationwide to receive Watson Fellowship award.

April 7, 2011

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No plans for Earth Day? Come to Oregon State University’s organic farm for free food, music and family fun.

Recent Gardening Tips

October 21, 2016

Cities are not the biological deserts once thought

October 14, 2016

The traditional Christmas plants need a long period of darkness every day

October 7, 2016

You're not looking at the same needles over time

September 30, 2016

Wasp and lady beetle may control invasive insect in next one to two years

September 23, 2016

Avoid wating until the first frost to harvest