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. You’ll also find gardening advice articles written by EESC. Contact our media liaisons.

Recent News Stories

January 7, 2016

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

December 21, 2015

December 7, 2015

Darfur peanut seller
Climate warming threatens to destabilize agriculture systems, triggering food shortages and price hikes

December 2, 2015

News story
Annual awards recognize exemplary service

November 25, 2015

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

Recent Gardening Tips

April 21, 2017

OSU Extension master gardener educates people about underused vegetables

April 17, 2017

Moss will return if underlying reasons for its growth aren't addressed

April 7, 2017

Get the berry season off to a good start with some fertilizer and a trim

March 31, 2017

There's more to think about than just hanging up a birdhouse

March 24, 2017

Knowing your plants means you can care for them appropriately