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

January 26, 2011

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Oregon State University study finds daily mowing and rolling makes golf balls roll farther on putting greens.

January 21, 2011

A senior at Forest Grove High School will meet First Lady Michelle Obama at a mentoring summit in Washington, D.C., next week.

January 19, 2011

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FYI to farmers: Get ready for OSU's Small Farms Conference on Feb. 26. Topics include food safety, marketing opportunities & cover crops.

January 13, 2011

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$5 million grant to address rural childhood obesity.

January 7, 2011

Book cover, Trees to Know
"Trees to Know in Oregon" is still one of OSU's most-requested publications, and an updated edition is now available.

Recent Gardening Tips

September 23, 2016

Avoid wating until the first frost to harvest

September 16, 2016

Put up a fence, use repellents and choose deer-resistant plants

September 9, 2016

Saving seed is an inexpensive way to grow vegetables

September 2, 2016

Choose the best grass seed for area and situation

August 26, 2016

The iconoic flowers come in new colors and textures