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

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

December 2, 2016

Warm October, rainy November keeps plants blooming

November 18, 2016

Q&A service helps thousands each year

November 10, 2016

Giving them the correct feed is essential to proper egg production

November 8, 2016

Framed or mounded, raised beds give plant roots the space they need

October 28, 2016

Taking cuttings to expand your plant collection is not as hard as you might think