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

August 12, 2015

A $14 million increase in funding will support up to 40 new positions

July 20, 2015

William Bisson, OSU cancer researcher
Scientists studied 85 chemicals not considered to cause cancer

July 7, 2015

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Upgrade reduced some chemicals to point where researchers couldn't tell if plant was running

July 2, 2015

Master Food Preserver
If you're in a pickle, call the Extension hotline

June 19, 2015

Food Innovation Center sign
Seaweed chips, squash panna cotta, hazelnut miso and barley-infused ice cream will be featured on the menu.

Recent Gardening Tips

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

September 16, 2016

Put up a fence, use repellents and choose deer-resistant plants