34 Universities Bring 342 Releases in August

Land-grant university writers tied research-based information to breaking news in August. From eggs to Temple Grandin to the oil spill, writers were on the stories. Thirty-four universities had releases posted in 36 content areas.

August 2010 News by Community of Practice:
45–Families, food and fitness
35–Gardens, lawns and landscapes
24–Personal finance
17–Beef cattle
15 each–Corn and soybean production, Family caregiving, Farm energy, Food safety
14–Entrepreneurs and their communities
11–Organic agriculture
9–Community planning and zoning
8 each–Goats, Oil spill
7 each–Agrosecurity and floods, Pest management in and around structures
6 each–Animal manure management; Dairy; Science, engineering, and technology for youth
5 each–Bee health, Home energy
4 each–Cotton; Diversity, equity and inclusion; Wood energy
3 each–Blueberries, Geospatial technology
2 each–Extension master gardener, Wildfire, Wildlife damage management
1 each–Imported fire ants, Small meat processors
CoPs not yet public:
2–Companion animals
1 each–Drinking water, Pesticide environmental stewardship, Military families


Sources of news releases
36–University of Missouri
22–North Dakota State University
17 each–Kansas State University, Louisiana State University, University of Arkansas
16 each–University of Illinois, University of Wisconsin
15–Ohio State University
14 each–Michigan State University, Mississippi State University
13–Oklahoma State University
12–North Carolina Cooperative Extension
11–University of Georgia
10 each–Iowa State University, Penn State University
8–Alabama Cooperative Extension
7 each–Colorado State University, Texas AgriLife Extension, University of California, University of Florida and Florida A&M
4 each–Oregon State University, University of Arizona, Utah State University
3 each–Cornell University, Maryland Cooperative Extension, New Mexico State University, University of Kentucky, University of Minnesota, University of Nebraska
2 each–Montana State University, Purdue University
1 each–University of Idaho, University of Nevada, West Virginia State University
26–Other sources
3–Original releases