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FSA disaster relief available for livestock deaths in winter storm

FSA disaster relief available for livestock deaths in winter storm

Amy Hagerman discusses federal disaster assistance.

Black history key to understanding agriculture's present and future

Black history key to understanding agriculture's present and future

Oklahoma State University teaching associate Courtney Brown wants to ensure the next generation of Black agriculturalists grows with pride rather than shrink from disinterest.

Rural Scholars program to help revitalize small communities

Rural Scholars program to help revitalize small communities

OSU students will spend the summer in Harmon and Tillman counties in an effort to revitalize rural communities.

Beef industry to largely weather the effects of mid-February snowstorms

Beef industry to largely weather the effects of mid-February snowstorms

How the beef industry is weathering the effects of February snowstorm.

New lamb protection during wintertime explained

New lamb protection during wintertime explained

Hypothermia – a dangerously low body temperature – is a major cause of death in young lambs.

Oklahoma Proven gardening selections revealed for 2021

Oklahoma Proven gardening selections revealed for 2021

The 2021 Oklahoma Proven selection have been announced.

Oklahoma State’s Darren Hagen awarded national research grant

Oklahoma State’s Darren Hagen awarded national research grant

The primary goal is to enhance the catalog of functional elements in the known honeybee genome as a way to promote improved honeybee health.

Cattle needs rise as temperatures drop

Cattle needs rise as temperatures drop

Follow recommended livestock-care checklists to mitigate significant dangers that arctic blasts bring to animal health and production.

Horse owners need to be watchful for signs of colic

Horse owners need to be watchful for signs of colic

Horses need more feed to replace energy loss brought about by wintertime weather conditions, and that can lead to problems.

Take steps to maximize available hay in cattle operations

Take steps to maximize available hay in cattle operations

Cattle producers are only halfway through the hay feeding season, so it’s a good time to double-check they’re not wasting that precious resource.

New season of Oklahoma Gardening set to premier Feb. 13

New season of Oklahoma Gardening set to premier Feb. 13

The 47th season of Oklahoma Gardening premiers Feb. 13.

Undergraduate research uncovers more than expected

Undergraduate research uncovers more than expected

Providing undergraduate students with such research opportunities has been a decades-long emphasis in the OSU Ferguson College of Agriculture and has played a key role in many OSU Ag Research projects while growing the STEM fields – science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Antimicrobial stewardship a vital element of livestock operations

Antimicrobial stewardship a vital element of livestock operations

Antimicrobial stewardship is a coordinated effort by physicians, veterinarians, animal caretakers and agricultural producers to preserve the effectiveness of antimicrobial drugs.

Producers of dual-purpose wheat should check for first hollow stem stage

Producers of dual-purpose wheat should check for first hollow stem stage

Extended livestock grazing beyond first hollow stem stage can greatly reduce yields.

February is National Pesticide Safety Education Month

February is National Pesticide Safety Education Month

Safe use, storage and disposal of pesticides highlighted during Pesticide Safety Awareness Month.

Kay County 4-H’er helps youth in troubling times

Kay County 4-H’er helps youth in troubling times

Kay County 4-H'er Colton Tripp provides comfort bags to youth who are removed from their homes due to court orders or other reasons.

Oklahoma ag industry looking for changes in DC

Oklahoma ag industry looking for changes in DC

A new head of the U.S. Department of Agriculture will receive a lot of media attention as the conduit between a new presidential administration and the agricultural industry. Farmers and ranchers have other issues on their minds as well.

OSU Extension educators on a mission to reduce food waste

OSU Extension educators on a mission to reduce food waste

How OSU Extension is helping consumers cut down on food waste.

Review information about Johne’s Disease prior to calving season

Review information about Johne’s Disease prior to calving season

Johne's is contagious and can be transferred animal to animal within a species or from one ruminant to another such as a cow to a sheep.

Cowboys Helping Cowboys initiative set to raise money for food insecurity on OSU’s campus

Cowboys Helping Cowboys initiative set to raise money for food insecurity on OSU’s campus

A partnership between the Oklahoma State University Student Government Association, the Oklahoma Collegiate Cattlewomen, and the Oklahoma Beef Council to raise money for food insecurity across OSU’s campus kicks off Feb. 8.

Raised beds can keep gardeners busy until spring

Raised beds can keep gardeners busy until spring

Building raised beds can keep gardeners busy until warmer weather arrives.

Understanding parturition a risk management tool for cow-calf operations

Understanding parturition a risk management tool for cow-calf operations

It is not unusual for stage one to occur completely unnoticed, but stage two and stage three may require assistance from the cattle producer.

Ranchers’ webinars turn to youth events

Ranchers’ webinars turn to youth events

The weekly series is free to the public, but registration for the Zoom webinars is required between events.

Dairy products continue to be popular purchase in households with children

Dairy products continue to be popular purchase in households with children

Research such as this survey helps take the guesswork out of decisions that can affect dairy industry marketing decisions and commodity support programs.