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Oklahoma State’s Luke Wilson receives prestigious National Science Foundation honor

Oklahoma State’s Luke Wilson receives prestigious National Science Foundation honor

Wilson was awarded a 2019 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, one of the premier honors awarded to a student researcher.

ELAP may be able to offset grazing losses incurred by floodwaters

ELAP may be able to offset grazing losses incurred by floodwaters

Livestock producers may qualify for financial aid under the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees and Farm-Raised Fish Program.

Pregnancy checking replacement heifers helps protect producer investment

Pregnancy checking replacement heifers helps protect producer investment

Replacement heifers represent a long-term investment and source of new genetics for a cattle herd, and so must be productive from the get-go.

Deadline looming for commercial livestock producers to file with FSA

Deadline looming for commercial livestock producers to file with FSA

Livestock operators must notify Farm Service Agency within 30 days of the death of their animals.

Volunteers needed for business retention and expansion program

Volunteers needed for business retention and expansion program

The CREATE BRIDGES project, a rural development initiative in two areas of Oklahoma, is seeking volunteers for a new Business Retention and Expansion program.

Cattle producers should watch for signs of blackleg and anthrax after floodwaters recede

Cattle producers should watch for signs of blackleg and anthrax after floodwaters recede

Floodwaters disturb the soil, which can expose the spores that trigger the diseases.

Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering at OSU receives high recognition for the ASABE Major Awards

Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering at OSU receives high recognition for the ASABE Major Awards

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) announced the winners of their Major Awards and Oklahoma State University’s Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering (BAE) department in the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology will receive high recognition.

Wildlife affected by flooding in Oklahoma

Wildlife affected by flooding in Oklahoma

Widespread flooding in Oklahoma has affected wildlife populations.

Cattle producers should examine animals for signs of foot rot

Cattle producers should examine animals for signs of foot rot

Excessive moisture can lead to foot rot in cattle, for which lameness is often the first symptom.

Oklahoma faces devastating losses from flooding

Oklahoma faces devastating losses from flooding

OKlahoma's infrastructure struggles to keep up due to devastating flooding.

Cherokee County 4-H’ers lend a hand with flood relief

Cherokee County 4-H’ers lend a hand with flood relief

4-H'ers in Cherokee County collect monetary donations and purchase needed supplies for flooding victims.

When the rain stops, gardeners will need to water landscapes

When the rain stops, gardeners will need to water landscapes

Moisture is important to plant health and proper watering of the landscape is essential. Gardeners can follow these tips to help ensure they are watering properly and efficiently.

OSU’s new Animal Nutrition and Physiology Center to benefit all of Oklahoma, and beyond

OSU’s new Animal Nutrition and Physiology Center to benefit all of Oklahoma, and beyond

The new center will be a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to conducting animal studies primarily related to climate variability, production efficiency and sustainability in the areas of animal and human health; animal genetics, growth, nutrition and reproduction; and general animal well-being.

Riley honored with Early Career Award for Excellence in Teaching

Riley honored with Early Career Award for Excellence in Teaching

The award recognizes and promotes exceptional teaching by a faculty member with less than five years of experience in higher education teaching.

Ramsey honored with Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising and Mentoring

Ramsey honored with Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising and Mentoring

A former ag teacher himself, Ramsey knows firsthand the importance of agricultural education in public schools.

Weeks honored with Award for Excellence in Teaching

Weeks honored with Award for Excellence in Teaching

One of Weeks’ greatest contributions to OSU is her role in developing the curriculum for the bachelor’s degree in agricultural leadership.

Wilson honored with Excellence in Graduate Student Advising and Mentoring Award

Wilson honored with Excellence in Graduate Student Advising and Mentoring Award

In addition to mentoring students, Wilson served as her department’s graduate coordinator for seven years.

Payne County Master Gardeners hosting annual garden tour

Payne County Master Gardeners hosting annual garden tour

The Payne County Master Gardeners will hosting a garden tour June 9 in Stillwater. Participants will have a chance to see new, innovative ideas they can implement in their own gardens.

How to salvage waterlogged documents and books

How to salvage waterlogged documents and books

Many Oklahoma residents returned to their homes following the recent weather to discover their important papers and books soaked with floodwater. Using the steps mentioned, many of those important papers and books can be salvaged.

Local input needed for OSU Extension’s future plans

Local input needed for OSU Extension’s future plans

Extension educators throughout the state will host free-and-open-to-the-public community forums in May and June.

Herb and Succulent Festival slated June 8 at botanic garden

Herb and Succulent Festival slated June 8 at botanic garden

The public is invited to The Botanic Garden at Oklahoma State University for the upcoming Herb and Succulent Festival slated June 8. There will be something for the whole family.

Oklahoma 4-H Foundation welcomes Jenkins as new executive director

Oklahoma 4-H Foundation welcomes Jenkins as new executive director

Milford Jenkins has been selected to serve as the new executive director of the Oklahoma 4-H Foundation.

Ensure food and beverages are safe to consume after a flood

Ensure food and beverages are safe to consume after a flood

Oklahomans know all too well the effects floodwaters can have on both individuals and communities. Floods can cause loss of human life, damage to property, destruction of crops, loss of livestock and more. The safety of food and beverage products following a flood also is a concern.

Physical activity is important for people of all ages

Physical activity is important for people of all ages

Research shows physical activity not only helps a person sleep and feel better, it also reduces the risk of many chronic diseases such as high blood pressure, some cancers and type 2 diabetes.