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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.

OSU honors David Waits with 2019 Champion Award

OSU honors David Waits with 2019 Champion Award

Waits has worked at the interface between technology innovation and the application of those innovations to agricultural production through his career.

Edmond’s Kathy Noltensmeyer presented OSU Champion Award

Edmond’s Kathy Noltensmeyer presented OSU Champion Award

Kathy Noltensmeyer of Edmond discovered her soulmate while attending Oklahoma State University in the 1960s, a relationship that enriched not only her own life experiences, but ultimately those of Oklahoma’s farm families and agricultural industry as well.

African Swine Fever to impact global protein markets for years

African Swine Fever to impact global protein markets for years

Worldwide, total global production of beef, pork and poultry is projected to decline by 1.5 percent year-over-year in 2019 and decrease another 2.4 percent in 2020 as a result of decreased pork production caused by African Swine Fever.

Annie’s Project course benefits women in agricultural industry

Annie’s Project course benefits women in agricultural industry

At Annie’s Project courses, farm/ranch women become empowered to be better business partners or sole operators through networks and by managing and organizing critical information.

Charles Cox inducted into National 4-H Hall of Fame

Charles Cox inducted into National 4-H Hall of Fame

Charles Cox, former state program leader for the Oklahoma 4-H Youth Development program, recently was inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame.

Dressing percentage has major impact on cull cow marketing

Dressing percentage has major impact on cull cow marketing

Cull cows represent about 20 percent of the gross income in commercial cow-calf operations.

Beef packing industry largely offsets market disruptions after Tyson Finney County fire

Beef packing industry largely offsets market disruptions after Tyson Finney County fire

There will continue to be stresses on fed cattle demand and flows of cattle to slaughter until the damaged Tyson Finney County plant returns to operation.

World Food Day addresses hunger and nourishment

World Food Day addresses hunger and nourishment

Slated annually on Oct. 16, World Food Day is a way to bring light to food insecurity, hunger and nourishment, all of which are issues faced by millions around the world.

Register now to attend Nov. 1 OSU Crop Insurance Workshop in Enid

Register now to attend Nov. 1 OSU Crop Insurance Workshop in Enid

The workshop is part of a multi-state Cooperative Extension effort being conducted in Colorado, Nebraska, Kansas and Oklahoma.

Register now to attend Oct. 25 OSU Beef Industry Conference and companion field day

Register now to attend Oct. 25 OSU Beef Industry Conference and companion field day

Participants can hear cutting-edge information from and interact with leading experts from across the country, all in a single setting.

4-H’ers learning about gardening and more in Pottawatomie County

4-H’ers learning about gardening and more in Pottawatomie County

Members of the South Rock Creek School 4-H Club are learning about gardening and more thanks to the dedication of their club leader.

OSU agriculture and natural resource researchers playing key role in $10 million study

OSU agriculture and natural resource researchers playing key role in $10 million study

Oklahoma State University scientists are teaming up with peer researchers at Kansas State University and USDA-Agricultural Research Service in El Reno to enhance cropping systems in the southern Great Plains.

Beverage recommendations for children ages 5 and under

Beverage recommendations for children ages 5 and under

Leading medical and nutrition organization have developed new, comprehensive recommendations for beverage consumption for children ages 5 and younger.

Mineral feeding protocols key for beef cows on lush forage this fall and winter

Mineral feeding protocols key for beef cows on lush forage this fall and winter

Grass tetany, caused by magnesium deficiency, typically is not a major problem in Oklahoma. However, occasional cases are reported, typically in beef cows during early lactation, with the issue being more prevalent in older cows.

First decrease in cattle feedlot inventories in 33 months

First decrease in cattle feedlot inventories in 33 months

A larger than projected decrease in August cattle placements pulled U.S. feedlot inventories lower than expected, coming in at 10.98 million head, down 1.3 percent from one year ago.