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

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

October 21, 2016

Cities are not the biological deserts once thought

October 14, 2016

The traditional Christmas plants need a long period of darkness every day

October 7, 2016

You're not looking at the same needles over time

September 30, 2016

Wasp and lady beetle may control invasive insect in next one to two years

September 23, 2016

Avoid wating until the first frost to harvest