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

February 25, 2016

News story
Winter cutworm causes significant damage in some crops and ornamental plants

February 23, 2016

Honey bees in hive
Feeding bees more pollen could help stem worrisome declines in bee populations

January 25, 2016

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

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