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

February 29, 2016

Potatoes in warehouse
Researchers aim to breed resistant varieties of the world's fourth most consumed food staple

February 25, 2016

News story
Winter cutworm causes significant damage in some crops and ornamental plants

February 23, 2016

Honey bees in hive
Feeding bees more pollen could help stem worrisome declines in bee populations

January 25, 2016

January 7, 2016

Nancy Kerkvliet at work in the lab
A chemical nicknamed BBQ halted destruction of insulin-producing cells in diabetic mice

Recent Gardening Tips

April 29, 2016

Look for OMRI logo when buying organic products

April 22, 2016

Digging in the dirt gives youth a feeling of accomplishment

April 15, 2016

Extension expert offers advice on how to control stubborn weeds

April 8, 2016

Control measures should start with garden cleanliness

April 1, 2016

Early spring pollinators do a big job in the garden