About the OSU Extension Service: The Oregon State University Extension Service shares research-based knowledge with people and communities in Oregon’s 36 counties. OSU Extension addresses issues that matter to urban and rural Oregonians. OSU Extension’s partnerships and programs contribute to a healthy, prosperous and sustainable future for Oregon.

OSU Extension Master Gardeners name 2020 statewide award winners

Barbara Davidson wins Statewide Master Gardener of the Year Ward and Michael O'Loughlin wins Statewide Behind the Scenes award.

Tomato lovers: Grow the best by recognizing and solving common problems

Brooke Edmunds troubleshoots the common problems that might afflict your tomatoes as the season goes on.

Tips to keep chickens in a laying mood

Give chickens appropriate feed, water and shelter and they'll reward you with cartons of eggs.

Honeybee lives shortened after exposure to two widely used pesticides

Honeybee researchers in OSU’s College of Agricultural Sciences found detrimental effects in honeybees exposed to Transform and Sivanto, which are both registered for use in the United States and were developed to be more compatible with bee health.

From pot to table, easy indoor herbs spice up cooking

With all the gardening and cooking being done during the pandemic, it's the perfect time to try growing some indoor herbs.

High concentrations of polluted air found inside homes during 2018 wildfire smoke event

Preliminary results of an OSU-led study indicate that the household indoor environment may be worse for PAH exposure than outdoors.

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