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

December 7, 2015

Darfur peanut seller
Climate warming threatens to destabilize agriculture systems, triggering food shortages and price hikes

December 2, 2015

News story
Annual awards recognize exemplary service

November 25, 2015

Stacey Harper, OSU environmental toxicologist
Screening tests may underestimate toxicity of encapsulated pesticides

November 18, 2015

Agriculture
34 students recognized by College of Agricultural Sciences

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.

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