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

March 12, 2010

OSU researchers have joined state and federal colleagues to combat the spotted wing drosophila that threatens much of the West Coast fruit industry.

February 26, 2010

Six OSU students received USDA Multicultural Scholarships.

February 25, 2010

Gardening is theme for art exhibition

February 16, 2010

Organic certifier Oregon Tilth has agreed to provide funding to Oregon State University's small farms program so that it can weather budget cuts and continue its research and educational efforts for organic farmers.

February 9, 2010

Gifts from Oregon hop merchant Indie Hops will strengthen existing hop research at OSU.

Recent Gardening Tips

February 27, 2015

Create habitat to attract benefiical snakes to the yard

February 13, 2015

A few days of sunny weather isn't enough to warm the soil

February 6, 2015

Though it looks like spring has come early, weather is never a sure thing

January 30, 2015

Weston Miller feeds public's hunger for knowledge on radio, TV and magazine

January 16, 2015

They may take a little longer to get going, but these plants bloom for many years