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Inaugural Rural Renewal Symposium

Inaugural Rural Renewal Symposium

Followup story highlighting the Rural Renewal Symposium.

Halloween safety doesn't have to be scary

Halloween safety doesn't have to be scary

This Halloween, pandemic precautions have added an extra level of safety concern to celebrations, but precautions don’t have to scare people away from the holiday.

OSU Ferguson Family Dairy Visitor Center opens

OSU Ferguson Family Dairy Visitor Center opens

The visitor center offers a unique and innovative platform to advance OSU's land-grant mission.

Coffee roasting expert appointed to OSU advisory board

Coffee roasting expert appointed to OSU advisory board

Sound businessman, innovator, visionary and strong entrepreneurial spirit are words to help describe the newest member of the Oklahoma State University Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center advisory board. Appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Oklahoma Senate, Dan Jolliff, owner of U.S. Roaster Corp and Roasters Exchange in Oklahoma City, joins the 16-member Industry Advisory Committee to help oversee the center’s mission and vision.

Watering tips to keep turfgrass healthy during the fall

Watering tips to keep turfgrass healthy during the fall

Watering tips to keep grass healthy into the winter.

Quality management specialist hired to serve Oklahoma’s food processing industry

Quality management specialist hired to serve Oklahoma’s food processing industry

The Oklahoma State University Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center understands this need and has partnered with the Small Business Development Center in Durant, Oklahoma, to hire a quality management specialist to serve the food processing industry in the state. Stephanie Baker, 2007 OSU food science graduate from Meeker, Oklahoma, will lead and manage quality, food safety and security programs for the Oklahoma food industries, as well as best manufacturing practices for product outputs and employee safe health practices.

Robotic milking comes to OSU students at Ferguson Family Dairy Center

Robotic milking comes to OSU students at Ferguson Family Dairy Center

Cutting-edge technologies and research-based educational experiences are giving students working at the center the practical, applicable skills needed to pursue a variety of career options in the dairy industry.

Holidays can weigh heavy on pets, too

Holidays can weigh heavy on pets, too

Special holiday treats enjoyed by humans often is toxic to their pets.

Register now for Oct. 22 Specialty Crop CFAP webinar

Register now for Oct. 22 Specialty Crop CFAP webinar

The webinar will begin at noon. There is no cost to participate. Advance registration is required.

Fall is a great time to add trees to the landscape

Fall is a great time to add trees to the landscape

Planting trees and shrubs in the fall allows time for root system to develop before winter arrives.

Backyard chickens and more available online at OSU Extension

Backyard chickens and more available online at OSU Extension

OSU Extension’s newly redesigned catalog of self-paced, online courses also offers an introduction to agronomy and instruction on prescribed fires, selling home bakery items and understanding county government.

Tips for cleaning homes following COVID-19 diagnosis

Tips for cleaning homes following COVID-19 diagnosis

Household cleaning tips following COVID-19 diagnosis.

Passion Beyond the Classroom: Arnall wins Ferguson College of Agriculture Excellence in Graduate Student Advising and Mentoring Award

Passion Beyond the Classroom: Arnall wins Ferguson College of Agriculture Excellence in Graduate Student Advising and Mentoring Award

Brian Arnall has been named the recipient of the Ferguson College of Agriculture Excellence in Graduate Student Advising and Mentoring Award.

More than a Mentor: Bellmer wins Ferguson College of Agriculture Excellence in Teaching Award

More than a Mentor: Bellmer wins Ferguson College of Agriculture Excellence in Teaching Award

OSU professor wins Ferguson College of Agriculture Excellence in Teaching Award.

Beef cattle nutrients enter new seasonal concerns

Beef cattle nutrients enter new seasonal concerns

Nutrition requirements for beef cattle require a shift between seasons.

Oklahoma wheat and canola producers should check for fall armyworms

Oklahoma wheat and canola producers should check for fall armyworms

Armyworms do not overwinter in Oklahoma, but until first frost occurs, keep a close eye on the status of crops.

Oklahoma producers and OSU Extension teaming up to enhance farm financial programming

Oklahoma producers and OSU Extension teaming up to enhance farm financial programming

OSU Extension economists are working to recruit farmers and ranchers and help them complete beginning balance sheets.

There’s a mouse in the house

There’s a mouse in the house

Cooler weather sends mice scurrying to find indoor shelter.

Garden activities still take place in the fall

Garden activities still take place in the fall

Despite cooler temperatures, garden activities are still abundant in the fall.

Plant propagation speeds up transplanting process

Plant propagation speeds up transplanting process

Plant propagation is the process of making new plants, and a great way for gardeners to get more out of their garden investment

Oklahoma State recommendations provide useful guidelines for cow culling

Oklahoma State recommendations provide useful guidelines for cow culling

Cull cows represent approximately 20% of the gross income of any commercial cow operation.

Payne receives Ferguson College of Agriculture Alumni Early Career Achievement Award

Payne receives Ferguson College of Agriculture Alumni Early Career Achievement Award

OSU's Ferguson College of Agriculture Alumni Board has selected Kelli Payne, Mustang, Oklahoma, as a 2020 Early Career Achievement Award winner.

Johnson receives Ferguson College of Agriculture Alumni Early Career Achievement Award

Johnson receives Ferguson College of Agriculture Alumni Early Career Achievement Award

OSU Ferguson College of Agriculture graduate recognized with award.