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

September 23, 2016

Avoid wating until the first frost to harvest

September 16, 2016

Put up a fence, use repellents and choose deer-resistant plants

September 9, 2016

Saving seed is an inexpensive way to grow vegetables

September 2, 2016

Choose the best grass seed for area and situation

August 26, 2016

The iconoic flowers come in new colors and textures