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

Middle school students may apply for summer science camp.
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.

Recent Gardening Tips

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

April 10, 2015

Certain varieties grow best in the Pacific Northwest

April 3, 2015

Attract mason bees to the garden to pollinate early bloomers