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Kay County Extension helps out local government with communications assistance

Kay County Extension helps out local government with communications assistance

Local OSU Extension office used its university license to host multiple county meetings on Zoom and broadcast them live on Facebook in April, May and June.

Oklahoma corn looking good but still in need of crop management

Oklahoma corn looking good but still in need of crop management

As of the last week of July, corn is still three to four weeks from physiological maturity.

Technology helps make State 4-H Roundup a big success

Technology helps make State 4-H Roundup a big success

Overview of the 99th State 4-H Roundup

OSU study provides insights into regional beliefs about pandemic-related wearing of masks

OSU study provides insights into regional beliefs about pandemic-related wearing of masks

Respondents were surveyed June 12-20. Of particular focus is a seven-state region including Oklahoma.

Parents, students looking at changes in upcoming school year

Parents, students looking at changes in upcoming school year

Parents may have various options for sending children back to school this fall.

Shutdown of Oklahoma State Fair will be felt economically, but public health of primary concern

Shutdown of Oklahoma State Fair will be felt economically, but public health of primary concern

The Oklahoma State Fair generates about $104 million in direct spending annually.

Double-crop weed management made easy

Double-crop weed management made easy

Size matters when it comes to many postemergence herbicides and effective weed control in double-cropping systems.

Fall garden planning should start now

Fall garden planning should start now

It is time to start planning and planting fall gardens.

Awareness and management key to mitigating nitrate toxicity problems in livestock

Awareness and management key to mitigating nitrate toxicity problems in livestock

Expanding drought conditions and sporadic rainfall mean livestock and forage producers need to be wary of the potential for nitrates building up in plants.

OSU Extension addresses top economic and family issues

OSU Extension addresses top economic and family issues

OSU Extension hosted community forums to help residents identify top community concerns.

4-H’ers look to positive experiences despite fair cancellation

4-H’ers look to positive experiences despite fair cancellation

All is not lost for 4-H’ers who were planning exhibits and prepping show animals for the fair season.

Water management key to helping chickens beat the heat

Water management key to helping chickens beat the heat

Birds do not sweat so water management is a practical and very important way to help chickens combat heat stress.

Adjust mowing frequency, cutting height on bermudagrass lawns

Adjust mowing frequency, cutting height on bermudagrass lawns

Newer bermudagrass hybrid lawns have different needs than older varieties.

OSU survey showcases public thoughts about economic recovery from pandemic

OSU survey showcases public thoughts about economic recovery from pandemic

Oklahoma officials at every level need to know what people think about perceived economic recovery challenges rather than relying on assumptions.

Managing for vesicular stomatitis in horses

Managing for vesicular stomatitis in horses

Thus far in 2020, the viral disease has been reported in Texas, Kansas, Nebraska, Arizona and now Oklahoma.

The Botanic Garden at OSU is undergoing big changes

The Botanic Garden at OSU is undergoing big changes

The garden is home to walking trails and OSU horticultural research, as well as the luscious garden that serves as the set for the popular television program Oklahoma Gardening.

Mechanical injury to trees can cause irreversible damage

Mechanical injury to trees can cause irreversible damage

Lawnmowers and string trimmers can cause damage to tree trunks.

Technology allows pecan producers to continue learning

Technology allows pecan producers to continue learning

Pecan growers can access the latest research-based information via the Pecan Topics Zoom Program.

Oklahoma 4-H Foundation receives $100,000 gift

Oklahoma 4-H Foundation receives $100,000 gift

The Masonic Charity Foundation has gifted the Oklahoma 4-H Foundation with $100,000 for STEM programming. Funds also will be used for State 4-H Roundup.

Horse owners need to be on lookout for blister beetles

Horse owners need to be on lookout for blister beetles

Blister beetles contain cantharidin, a toxic chemical that can impede breathing and elevate heart rate - and can be fatal.

Oklahoma producers have double-crop options after wheat harvest

Oklahoma producers have double-crop options after wheat harvest

Soybeans and grain sorghum are the most common double-crops planted, though sesame, sunflowers and forage crops are popular with some producers.

Shortened breeding season for cattle provides marketing benefits

Shortened breeding season for cattle provides marketing benefits

The premium for uniform, multiple-head lots is attributed to the convenience of filling orders for cattle of a specified description on the part of an order buyer.

Sunscreen is a must year-round in order to protect skin

Sunscreen is a must year-round in order to protect skin

The importance of sunscreen and proper application.

Feeding Success: Food science students honored with Gilliland Memorial Fellowship

Feeding Success: Food science students honored with Gilliland Memorial Fellowship

The Oklahoma State University Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Centered honored two graduate students with the Stanley E. Gilliland Memorial Fellowship in Food Science, providing $1,000 toward each recipient’s education efforts.