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Wildlife goes nuts over acorns

Wildlife goes nuts over acorns

Acorns are a big part of wildlife diet.

Fresh herbs maintain flavor better when frozen, not dried

Fresh herbs maintain flavor better when frozen, not dried

Freezing fresh herbs preserves the flavor better than drying.

OSU receives $1.5 million grant to develop Extension network for public

OSU receives $1.5 million grant to develop Extension network for public

Oklahoma State University has received a second year of funding worth nearly $1.5 million to further develop the national Enhancing Electronic Extension project for improving Extension’s capacity to serve the public with new programs and digital tools.

OSU releases bumper crop of wheat varieties

OSU releases bumper crop of wheat varieties

Each of the five new cultivars plays up certain strengths and traits, targeted to specific areas of the state.

Registration open for initial OSU Extension Beginning Farmer Workshops

Registration open for initial OSU Extension Beginning Farmer Workshops

Workshops will begin at the Oklahoma County Extension Office in Oklahoma City. Participants can attend all three events for a onetime fee of $25.

Tour scheduled for OSU Extension research center

Tour scheduled for OSU Extension research center

Oklahoma State University Extension experts are inviting the public to virtually tour the Southwest Research and Extension Center in Altus in a series of agriculture teleconferences later this month.

Ranchers webinar series brings vets to the table

Ranchers webinar series brings vets to the table

The Ranchers Thursday Lunchtime series of cattle industry teleconferences enters the vet’s office September and October, Oklahoma State University Extension officials said.

New leadership named in OSU Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering

New leadership named in OSU Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering

Mari Chinn will take the lead of Oklahoma State University's Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering.

Ripening tomatoes indoors extends fresh flavor longer

Ripening tomatoes indoors extends fresh flavor longer

Green tomatoes can be ripened indoors after cold weather arrives.

Oklahoma State, Purdue team up to tackle digital divide in America

Oklahoma State, Purdue team up to tackle digital divide in America

Researchers have determined some broadband policies instituted by states have been successful in expanding needed access while others not only failed to help, they have been detrimental.

Spontaneous combustion a possibility with wet hay

Spontaneous combustion a possibility with wet hay

Excessive moisture is actually the most common cause of fire in hay bales and stacks.

Free environmental law enforcement training available

Free environmental law enforcement training available

Free seminar offered for environmental law enforcement.

Oklahoma State’s Bob Wettemann recipient of 2020 national honor

Oklahoma State’s Bob Wettemann recipient of 2020 national honor

The award recognizes excellence in the education of graduate and postdoctoral students to conduct research in reproductive physiology and endocrinology.

Be vigilant for pecan weevil emergence

Be vigilant for pecan weevil emergence

Pecan weevils cause two primary types of damage, depending on the stage of fruit development when the pests are active.

COVID-19 pandemic heightens stress levels

COVID-19 pandemic heightens stress levels

The COVID-19 pandemic brings added stress for families.

OSU students examine evidence in killer wasp case

OSU students examine evidence in killer wasp case

Students in Wyatt Hoback’s ENTO 2003 Insects and Society class appreciate a good sting in a fun learning environment.

OSU to honor six individuals who have made the world a better place

OSU to honor six individuals who have made the world a better place

Honorees embody the ideals and mission of the Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources and have provided significant benefits to their career fields, their communities, the people of Oklahoma and OSU.

Landscaping for horses requires thoughtful planning

Landscaping for horses requires thoughtful planning

Appearance, functionality and animal safety are important factors for horse owners to consider as they change the trees and other plants in an equine’s environment.

Boy Scouts work on merit badge at OSU’s Insect Adventure

Boy Scouts work on merit badge at OSU’s Insect Adventure

Insect Adventure has long been providing benefits to youth educational programming.

OSU Extension specialist receives prestigious award

OSU Extension specialist receives prestigious award

Hailin Zhang, OSU Extension specialist and Regents Professor, has received the Southern Region Excellence in Extension Award.

Census deadline fast approaching

Census deadline fast approaching

The opportunity for Oklahomans to be counted in the U.S. Census is only weeks away.

Producers should follow recommended veterinary practices for dehorning cattle

Producers should follow recommended veterinary practices for dehorning cattle

A successful plan involves a written protocol, knowledgeable and skilled personnel and ways to minimize stress and promote healing.

Safety is key when canning food at home

Safety is key when canning food at home

Safety is key when home canning.

Prepare a calving kit before fall calving season begins

Prepare a calving kit before fall calving season begins

Producers should talk with local veterinarians about the plan and incorporate their suggestions.