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

August 19, 2014

CBARC - Columbia Basin Agricultural Research Center in Pendleton
A crop scientist with international experience has been named as director of Oregon State University’s Columbia Basin Agricultural Research Center in Pendleton.

August 14, 2014

Beach sampling
Health warnings issued when beaches have high levels of bacteria do not keep many surfers out of the water, according to a new study by Oregon State University.

July 17, 2014

NASA/ Oregon State University
As part of a NASA air and sea mission, Oregon State University researchers will measure ocean plants to see how changes in carbon levels could affect the future of fisheries and marine life.

July 15, 2014

girl surfing
OSU's 4-H Surfing Outdoor Stewardship Program introduces kids to a sport that not only builds their physical fitness but also helps them develop stronger relationships with the ocean and their communities

June 30, 2014

Honey bee
More than one in five commercial honeybee hives in Oregon did not survive last winter, continuing a financially challenging trend for professional beekeepers.

Recent Gardening Tips

May 15, 2015

Think about location when designing and caring for a hanging containers

May 8, 2015

Wild lilac is drought tolerant and needs no fertilizer

May 1, 2015

Growing sweet potatoes can thrive in Willamette Valley

April 24, 2015

Dig up and cut apart plants when they start to show less vigor

April 17, 2015

Spring brings hungry animals to the surface