News consistently draws 10 to 11 percent of the pageviews on www.extension.org.
Top 10 releases during September were originally posted between Oct. 2007 and Sept. 2009.
Notice the key words loaded at the beginning of these headlines.
Source: Google Analytics
These were the top news stories ranked by number of pageviews for Sept. 1-Oct. 1, 2009
709–Aronia Berries Easy to Grow Organically, Have High Levels of Antioxidants (Aug. 26, 2009; Iowa State University)
693–Wooly Worms and the Weather (Aug. 26, 2008; University of Illinois)
443–Deer Overpopulation Causes Problems (Oct. 31, 2007; University of Kentucky)
381–Overseeding in Fall Can Repair, Improve Lawn (Sept. 3, 2009; Kansas State University)
351–Tax Credit Available for First-time Homebuyers (April 13, 2009; Oklahoma State University)
277–‘In Over Your Head’ Bulletin Offers Strategies for Financial Crisis (Aug. 14, 2009; Ohio State University)
234–Urinary Tract Infection Can Lead to Serious Problems in the Elderly (July 30, 2008; Texas Cooperative Extension)
205–The Pros and Cons of Television Viewing for Children (April 8, 2009; University of Missouri)
197–Late Blight Identified in Wisconsin; Gardeners and Growers Need to be Alert (Aug. 7, 2009: University of Wisconsin)
149–How to Talk to Your Creditors When You Can’t Pay Your Bills (Jan. 22, 2009; University of Illinois)