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. You’ll also find gardening advice articles written by EESC. Contact our media liaisons.

Recent News Stories

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

December 7, 2015

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

Recent Gardening Tips

February 10, 2017

February 3, 2017

Certain varieties are resistant to black spot, rust and powdery mildew

January 27, 2017

Envelopes contain a wealth of information

January 20, 2017

Most gardeners don't cut back the vine nearly enough

January 13, 2017

When polinators need it the most, gardeners can step in to help