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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
December 2, 2013
Oregon State University hopes to aid research on the fruit-damaging spotted wing drosophila by providing online access to the fly's newly sequenced genome.
November 25, 2013
An Oregon State University researcher aims to lower production costs for growers by creating a new kind of blueberry that develops as a tree instead of the traditional bush.
November 18, 2013
With Thanksgiving around the corner, receive answers to questions like these from the Oregon State University Extension Service's holiday food safety/preservation hotline.
November 11, 2013
Oregon State University has launched a new center that aims to strengthen local food systems under the umbrella of the Extension Service.
November 5, 2013
Common pesticides and fertilizers can damage both the development and survival of amphibians to varying degrees, according to a new analysis by Oregon State University.