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

November 25, 2015

Stacey Harper, OSU environmental toxicologist
Screening tests may underestimate toxicity of encapsulated pesticides

November 18, 2015

34 students recognized by College of Agricultural Sciences

November 2, 2015

Bourbon barrels. Photo by Flickr: Thomas Cizauskas. CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
The distilling program is the newest offering from OSU's popular fermentation sciences undergrad program.

October 29, 2015

Potato with zebra chip disease
Better knowledge of potato psyllids, carriers of zebra chip disease, will lead to integrated pest management solutions, say scientists

October 15, 2015

silicone wristband
Implants can be a long-term record of chemical exposure, says researcher

Recent Gardening Tips

November 20, 2015

Winter is a good time to check for insects on your houseplants

November 13, 2015

Use the 'one-third' system for easy composting

October 30, 2015

Bring tender perennials inside so they'll survive

October 23, 2015

Pollinators are thrilled to find flora partners in the garden

October 16, 2015

Officials need more time to monitor ash whitefly before making recommendations