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. You’ll also find gardening advice articles written by EESC. Contact our media liaisons.

Recent News Stories

July 28, 2011

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Oregon State University has hired John Killefer, an alumnus who is a meat scientist at the University of Illinois, to head its forthcoming animal and rangeland sciences department.

June 30, 2011

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Oregon State University has named John Talbott as the new director of the Western Region Sun Grant program.

June 16, 2011

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Orange Tour crisscrossing the state honoring OSU Extension supporters and celebrating centennial.

June 13, 2011

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The Oregon State University Extension Service offers a new online help center called Ask an Expert that answers questions ranging from gardening to food to forestry.

June 7, 2011

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Crimson clover market is growing for a crop with economic and environmental benefit.

Recent Gardening Tips

April 28, 2017

Larvae feed on grass and leave swaths of brown patches that can be repaired

April 21, 2017

OSU Extension master gardener educates people about underused vegetables

April 17, 2017

Moss will return if underlying reasons for its growth aren't addressed

April 7, 2017

Get the berry season off to a good start with some fertilizer and a trim

March 31, 2017

There's more to think about than just hanging up a birdhouse