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Watch out for cattle eating oak leaves and acorns

Watch out for cattle eating oak leaves and acorns

The problem can be largely avoided by ensuring cattle have access to good grazing and supplemental feed.

Dine in to celebrate family and consumer sciences

Dine in to celebrate family and consumer sciences

National FCS organization promotes Dine in Day on Dec. 3.

Wheat pasture valuable forage resource when managed properly

Wheat pasture valuable forage resource when managed properly

Livestock should not be turned out onto wheat pasture until the plants are about six inches tall and have become well-rooted.

Oklahoma State’s Horse Judging Team captures national championship

Oklahoma State’s Horse Judging Team captures national championship

OSU's Horse Judging Team has been crowned national champions four times in the past six years,

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 and Agricultural Products Center, debunks this myth.

Hikers: Be careful during deer hunting season

Hikers: Be careful during deer hunting season

Hikers should be extra cautious when hiking during hunting season.

Serving up food safety tips for Thanksgiving

Serving up food safety tips for Thanksgiving

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. The Oklahoma State University Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center offers tips to keep your family safe and make sure food poisoning is not on the menu this Thanksgiving.

Frozen foods require safe handling and cooking practices

Frozen foods require safe handling and cooking practices

Frozen foods must follow safe food handling and cooking practices.

Difficult calving may require help

Difficult calving may require help

Difficult calving can have long-term health implications – potentially even be fatal – for a calf and its mom, Oklahoma State University Extension specialists said.

Oklahoma State’s Lambert named 2020 Whatley Award recipient

Oklahoma State’s Lambert named 2020 Whatley Award recipient

Initiated in 1982, the award recognizes outstanding research contributions to the advancement of agricultural sciences.

Oklahoma State’s Kakani awarded agricultural sciences honor

Oklahoma State’s Kakani awarded agricultural sciences honor

Kakani has more than 30 years of research experience and expertise in agronomy, crop physiology, remote sensing technology and crop growth modeling.

Oklahoma wheat ‘ugly’ but weathers recent freezing rain fine

Oklahoma wheat ‘ugly’ but weathers recent freezing rain fine

With only cosmetic damage incurred, wheat producers were mostly just elated to have some much-needed precipitation.

OSU’s Hoback receives national teaching and student engagement award

OSU’s Hoback receives national teaching and student engagement award

OSU professor wins national teaching and student engagement award.

Mafi receives USDA national teaching award

Mafi receives USDA national teaching award

OSU professor receives national teaching award

Food safety tips for novice holiday meal hosts

Food safety tips for novice holiday meal hosts

Tips regarding food safety for novice holiday meal hosts.

FAPC and OKSBDC partner to support business growth

FAPC and OKSBDC partner to support business growth

The Oklahoma State University Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center and the Oklahoma Small Business Development Center are working together to support entrepreneurial and small businesses in the state.

Winterizing lawn and garden irrigation systems worth the effort

Winterizing lawn and garden irrigation systems worth the effort

Importance of winterizing irrigation systems.

Ranchers webinars to close year, begin 2021

Ranchers webinars to close year, begin 2021

The Ranchers Thursday Lunchtime series of teleconferences for the cattle industry will continue through the year-end holidays, Oklahoma State University Extension officials said.

Oklahoma State, NEO, USDA team up to enhance Native American education opportunity

Oklahoma State, NEO, USDA team up to enhance Native American education opportunity

The collaborative scholarship effort is being funded by a $289,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

Be prepared for wildfire season

Be prepared for wildfire season

Tips for homeowners and landowners to prepare for wildfire season.

Ken Pinkston receives alumni award

Ken Pinkston receives alumni award

OSU has honored Ken Pinkston as an outstanding alumnus.

Michael Kenna honored with alumni award

Michael Kenna honored with alumni award

OSU has honored Michael Kenna as an outstanding alumnus.

OSU honors Greg and Kristen Hart as distinguished alumni

OSU honors Greg and Kristen Hart as distinguished alumni

OSU has recognized the Greg and Kristen Hart as outstanding alumni.