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

March 9, 2012

Sonny Ramaswamy
Sonny Ramaswamy, dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences, has been tapped to lead the National Institute for Food and Agriculture.

February 8, 2012

Food Hero logo
The idea is to use the Internet to connect with people and offer them tools for healthy eating.
La insignia Héroe de Alimentos
La idea es usar el Internet para conectarse con la gente y ofrecerles recursos para poder alimentarse de manera saludable

February 6, 2012

cattle
What better time to teach the basics to our beef producers of the future.

January 20, 2012

SMILE garden workers
Sixty students in the SMILE club, have enhanced their understanding of design principles, teamwork and project management.

Recent Gardening Tips

November 14, 2014

Gardens get more damage as number of insects grows

October 31, 2014

Tulips, daffodils and other bulbs will put on a pretty display when planted in containers

October 24, 2014

Demonstration garden draws public interest in new type of vegetables

October 16, 2014

Summer may be over, but that doesn't mean you've got to put your garden to bed

October 3, 2014

If you like to prolong color in your landscapes through the summer and into the fall, consider planting evergreen shrubs called Hebes (pronounced HEE-bees) for vivid color in both flowers and foliage during summer and fall.