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Annie’s Project course benefits women in agricultural industry

Annie’s Project course benefits women in agricultural industry

At Annie’s Project courses, farm/ranch women become empowered to be better business partners or sole operators through networks and by managing and organizing critical information.

Charles Cox inducted into National 4-H Hall of Fame

Charles Cox inducted into National 4-H Hall of Fame

Charles Cox, former state program leader for the Oklahoma 4-H Youth Development program, recently was inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame.

Dressing percentage has major impact on cull cow marketing

Dressing percentage has major impact on cull cow marketing

Cull cows represent about 20 percent of the gross income in commercial cow-calf operations.

Beef packing industry largely offsets market disruptions after Tyson Finney County fire

Beef packing industry largely offsets market disruptions after Tyson Finney County fire

There will continue to be stresses on fed cattle demand and flows of cattle to slaughter until the damaged Tyson Finney County plant returns to operation.

World Food Day addresses hunger and nourishment

World Food Day addresses hunger and nourishment

Slated annually on Oct. 16, World Food Day is a way to bring light to food insecurity, hunger and nourishment, all of which are issues faced by millions around the world.

Register now to attend Nov. 1 OSU Crop Insurance Workshop in Enid

Register now to attend Nov. 1 OSU Crop Insurance Workshop in Enid

The workshop is part of a multi-state Cooperative Extension effort being conducted in Colorado, Nebraska, Kansas and Oklahoma.

Register now to attend Oct. 25 OSU Beef Industry Conference and companion field day

Register now to attend Oct. 25 OSU Beef Industry Conference and companion field day

Participants can hear cutting-edge information from and interact with leading experts from across the country, all in a single setting.

4-H’ers learning about gardening and more in Pottawatomie County

4-H’ers learning about gardening and more in Pottawatomie County

Members of the South Rock Creek School 4-H Club are learning about gardening and more thanks to the dedication of their club leader.

OSU agriculture and natural resource researchers playing key role in $10 million study

OSU agriculture and natural resource researchers playing key role in $10 million study

Oklahoma State University scientists are teaming up with peer researchers at Kansas State University and USDA-Agricultural Research Service in El Reno to enhance cropping systems in the southern Great Plains.

Beverage recommendations for children ages 5 and under

Beverage recommendations for children ages 5 and under

Leading medical and nutrition organization have developed new, comprehensive recommendations for beverage consumption for children ages 5 and younger.

Mineral feeding protocols key for beef cows on lush forage this fall and winter

Mineral feeding protocols key for beef cows on lush forage this fall and winter

Grass tetany, caused by magnesium deficiency, typically is not a major problem in Oklahoma. However, occasional cases are reported, typically in beef cows during early lactation, with the issue being more prevalent in older cows.

First decrease in cattle feedlot inventories in 33 months

First decrease in cattle feedlot inventories in 33 months

A larger than projected decrease in August cattle placements pulled U.S. feedlot inventories lower than expected, coming in at 10.98 million head, down 1.3 percent from one year ago.

Registration open for annual 4-H charity golf tournament

Registration open for annual 4-H charity golf tournament

Golfers interested in participating in the 22nd Annual Clover Classic Golf Tournament can register now.

Food safety tips to tackle tailgates

Food safety tips to tackle tailgates

Football season is well underway, and many fans are counting down until their next tailgate to cheer on their favorite teams. The Oklahoma State University Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center recommends food safety tips to help tailgaters ensure they have a fun and safe football season.

Growing demand in China dominates global beef trade

Growing demand in China dominates global beef trade

Projections for 2019 show China importing 18.7 percent of global beef imports along with another 6.1 percent of imports into Hong Kong.

Ensure fair-bound livestock are and remain healthy

Ensure fair-bound livestock are and remain healthy

Pre- and post-fair animal health protocols should be followed. Vigilance is job one.

GardenFest, Mum Sale and Pumpkin Palooza at The Botanic Garden at OSU

GardenFest, Mum Sale and Pumpkin Palooza at The Botanic Garden at OSU

The annual GardenFest, Mum Sale and Pumpkin Palooza will take place Oct. 5 at The Botanic Garden at OSU.

New OSU beardless wheat variety seed available for fall planting

New OSU beardless wheat variety seed available for fall planting

OK Corral is OSU's best all-around beardless wheat variety since Deliver, and overall is the most attractive beardless variety in the hard red winter wheat marketplace today.

As the weather cools, prepare your plants to be moved indoors

As the weather cools, prepare your plants to be moved indoors

Before the fall weather moves it, prepare your patio plants to be moved indoors.

OSU meetings this fall offer farm bill insights to producers

OSU meetings this fall offer farm bill insights to producers

As producers finish with planting and harvest this fall, it is important they set aside time to consider their options for risk management programs as provided through the 2018 farm bill.

Ensure fall-calving replacement heifers are ready for the breeding season

Ensure fall-calving replacement heifers are ready for the breeding season

Cattle producers who employ fall calving in their herds currently should be making certain replacement heifers to be used in late November are ready.

Soil health is topic for Oklahoma Organic Conference

Soil health is topic for Oklahoma Organic Conference

The upcoming Organic Oklahoma Conference will provide organic producers, gardeners and conventional producers valuable information about soil health.

FAPC to hold product development contest for college students; winner receives $500 grand prize

FAPC to hold product development contest for college students; winner receives $500 grand prize

he Oklahoma State University Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center is challenging college students to share their creative and innovative ideas for new food and beverage products for a chance to compete in a product innovation competition in November. The Food Product Innovation Competition will take place Nov. 5 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at FAPC and will foster creative research, idea development, product and process development, and commercialization potential and evaluation. Individuals or teams who want to compete must complete the entry form by Oct. 10.