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 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.

December 26, 2010

Todd Mockler
OSU has helped sequence the genome of a wild strawberry, laying the groundwork for genetic improvements in other fruits like apples, peaches and pears.

December 10, 2010

OSU is building a malter for its research brewery as part of its effort to create a market for Oregon-grown barley.

Recent Gardening Tips

August 19, 2016

Multi-purpose plants add nutrients, suppress weeds and much more

August 12, 2016

August 5, 2016

Drought-tolerant plants need yearly pruning

July 15, 2016

Food for both adults and caterpillars are necessary for effective habitat

July 8, 2016

Tips on plants to grow for autumn harvest