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Food industry leaders meet with legislators at State Capitol

Food industry leaders meet with legislators at State Capitol

The Industry Advisory Committee of the Oklahoma State University Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center met at the Oklahoma State Capitol in Oklahoma City to help build relationships with legislators and discuss impacts of the OSU food center.

Top 10 food safety tips to ensure a healthy holiday season

Top 10 food safety tips to ensure a healthy holiday season

The Christmas season is here, and many will be gathering around the dinner table enjoying their favorite holiday meals. The Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center wants to make sure families keep food safety tips in mind when preparing those holiday meals.

Environmental law enforcement training available in OKC

Environmental law enforcement training available in OKC

Illegal dumpsite are not just unsightly, they also can cause damage to the environment.

New Decade, Same Excellence

New Decade, Same Excellence

Beef Quality Summit celebrates its 20th anniversary on the cusp of a new decade.

Deicing methods can be harmful to plants and hardscapes

Deicing methods can be harmful to plants and hardscapes

Some deicing methods can be harmful to landscape plants and hardscapes.

FAPC predicts top food trends for 2020

FAPC predicts top food trends for 2020

Protein options, refrigerated snacks, a new generation of foodies and more are on the menu for 2020, as the Oklahoma State University Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center selects the hottest food trends for the upcoming year.

Make the most of eligible tax breaks for 2019

Make the most of eligible tax breaks for 2019

Make sure you are taking advantage of all the 2019 tax breaks before the end of the year.

Red River Crops Conference Jan. 22-23 in Altus

Red River Crops Conference Jan. 22-23 in Altus

A collaborative effort by OSU Cooperative Extension and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, the conference focuses on providing relevant management information applicable to the Red River region that can help enhance the potential profitability of farm and ranch enterprises.

Informative program will help develop farmers market managers

Informative program will help develop farmers market managers

The 2019 Market Manager Certification Program will provide learning opportunities for farmers market managers.

Fact or fiction: Turkey makes you sleepy

Fact or fiction: Turkey makes you sleepy

When the last bite of turkey is consumed and the plates are cleared, the next item on the Thanksgiving agenda is a nap. Because turkey makes you sleepy, right? Darren Scott, food scientist at Oklahoma State University’s Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center, debunks this myth.

It could be time for some new (food safety) traditions

It could be time for some new (food safety) traditions

Breaking some traditional habits in the kitchen can lead to a safe holiday meal.

Food innovations unveiled during product development competition

Food innovations unveiled during product development competition

Seventeen new food product creations were unveiled during the Oklahoma State University Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center’s third annual Food Product Innovation Competition.

FAPC serves up food safety tips for the Thanksgiving table

FAPC serves up food safety tips for the Thanksgiving table

The holiday season is officially here, and Thanksgiving Day is quickly approaching. While many Oklahomans will be preparing holiday meals for their families and friends, the risk of food poisoning is lurking. FAPC offers food safety tips to keep your family safe and make sure food poisoning is not on the menu this Thanksgiving.

Monitor pregnant heifers on wheat pasture

Monitor pregnant heifers on wheat pasture

Bred heifers should be allowed access to wheat pasture no more frequently than alternate days.

Turkey safety tips to help ensure a safe holiday meal

Turkey safety tips to help ensure a safe holiday meal

Food handling and safety tips for preparing turkey this Thanksgiving.

Oklahoma producers face start of hay feeding season

Oklahoma producers face start of hay feeding season

Several Oklahoma counties have experienced snowfall already, heralding the start of hay feeding season that will expand to other counties in the coming weeks, and the need for producers to employ some value-adding mathematics.

Beef product demand throwing in a few surprises

Beef product demand throwing in a few surprises

Strong demand and tighter Choice beef supplies are contributing to sharply higher Choice beef product prices in the fourth quarter.

Grady County OHCE honors local veterans

Grady County OHCE honors local veterans

Member of the Grady County Oklahoma Home and Community Education group put their sewing and quilting skills to good use and made Quilts of Honor to donate to local veterans.

OSU’s Zhang receives national research award from American Society of Landscape Architects

OSU’s Zhang receives national research award from American Society of Landscape Architects

Bo Zhang, assistant professor in OSU’s Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, has been named the recipient of the most prestigious honor in the profession of landscape architecture.

Holidays on a budget

Holidays on a budget

These tips can help ease the financial burden many families may face during the holidays.

OSU honors Tererai Trent as distinguished agriculture alum

OSU honors Tererai Trent as distinguished agriculture alum

Perhaps best known as the individual Oprah Winfrey called her “favorite guest of all time,” Trent was honored during Oct. 25 ceremonies on OSU’s Stillwater campus.

Susanne Wasson named 2019 OSU alumni award recipient

Susanne Wasson named 2019 OSU alumni award recipient

Susanne Wasson is a self-described “enthusiastic champion” of OSU’s Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.

OSU honors Austin Kenyon as 2019 distinguished agriculture alumnus

OSU honors Austin Kenyon as 2019 distinguished agriculture alumnus

It has been said Oklahoma State University alumnus and former Oklahoma A&M Board of Regents member Austin Kenyon “bleeds orange and black,” a memorable phase that sums up his longstanding commitment to and support of the university’s land-grant mission.

OSU honors Clint Roush with agriculture alumni award

OSU honors Clint Roush with agriculture alumni award

Custer County’s Clint Roush leads a life of diversified stewardship: of the land, with generations of students and for the agricultural industry itself, where he served as a champion of cooperatives for many years.