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

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

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Implants can be a long-term record of chemical exposure, says researcher

October 14, 2015

strawberries
Center aims to help growers and processors of fruits, vegetables and nuts comply with the Food Safety Modernization Act
Christopher Mundt
Different diseases have a similar spread pattern, say researchers

October 5, 2015

News story
Nik Wiman also works with fruit tree growers

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