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

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

October 14, 2015

strawberries
Center aims to help growers and processors of fruits, vegetables and nuts comply with the Food Safety Modernization Act
Christopher Mundt
Different diseases have a similar spread pattern, say researchers

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