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

May 13, 2011

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Mike Bondi has become well known for his forest landowner and Christmas tree Extension programs.
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Applicants are evaluated on their volunteer leadership at the fairs, participation in fair 4-H project exhibits, a personal essay and academic achievement.
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A sense of belonging and shared activities are important for those who are often the first in their family to pursue higher education.

May 10, 2011

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The new and more comprehensive website includes 125 new pages on pesticides and how to use them.

April 29, 2011

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This year’s exhibition presents art by visual artists who through their work offer understanding and deeper meaning of our region’s natural resources. The theme is “Ways Into the Region.”

Recent Gardening Tips

July 24, 2015

Drought-tolerant plants thrive during dry summers

July 17, 2015

Low-water plants save money, time and help the environment

July 9, 2015

Turn a tree into a space-saving specimen with some tips from an OSU Extension expert

July 2, 2015

Choosing the right plants can make all the difference in the face of a wildfire

June 26, 2015

Be sure to water plants well as summer heat sets in