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 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.

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

Recent Gardening Tips

August 26, 2016

The iconoic flowers come in new colors and textures

August 19, 2016

Multi-purpose plants add nutrients, suppress weeds and much more

August 12, 2016

August 5, 2016

Drought-tolerant plants need yearly pruning

July 15, 2016

Food for both adults and caterpillars are necessary for effective habitat