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Squash bugs can put a damper on successful gardening

Squash bugs can put a damper on successful gardening

Control of squash bugs is essential for successful gardening.

Oklahoma State Women’s Rodeo Team named Central Plains Region Champions

Oklahoma State Women’s Rodeo Team named Central Plains Region Champions

Oklahoma State University’s Women’s Rodeo Team recently claimed the Central Plains Region championship, securing them a trip to the College National Finals Rodeo.

Tips to keep mosquitoes out of your landscape

Tips to keep mosquitoes out of your landscape

Mosquitoes are pesky pests, but there are steps homeowners can take to reduce the population in their landscapes.

Keep food safety in mind this Memorial Day

Keep food safety in mind this Memorial Day

Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start to summer and with warmer weather on the way, many Oklahomans will be firing up their grill and celebrating with cookouts, picnics and other activities. FAPC suggests the following food safety tips when celebrating this Memorial Day weekend.

Oklahoma State wheat field day set for May 10 in Lahoma

Oklahoma State wheat field day set for May 10 in Lahoma

Participants will hear from and be able to ask questions of OSU experts who will provide research-based insights crucial to getting the most out of a crop.

Unwanted pesticide disposal event set in McAlester

Unwanted pesticide disposal event set in McAlester

Farmers, ranchers and homeowners can safely dispose of unwanted pesticides May 21 at McAlester.

4-H’ers gain knowledge of how Oklahoma government works

4-H’ers gain knowledge of how Oklahoma government works

Members of the Oklahoma 4-H Youth Development Program spent the day at the Oklahoma Capitol to share with legislators the positive impact has on 4-H youth.

Oklahoma Home and Community Education celebrates service to communities statewide

Oklahoma Home and Community Education celebrates service to communities statewide

Oklahoma Home and Community Education groups all across the state be celebrating the positive impact they make on their local communities during the upcoming Oklahoma Home and Community Education Week slated May 5-11.

Oklahoma Mesonet documentary airing on OETA showcases the gold standard of weather monitoring

Oklahoma Mesonet documentary airing on OETA showcases the gold standard of weather monitoring

OETA will broadcast the OSU-produced program at 9:30 p.m. on May 3, at 6:30 a.m. on May 4 and at 7:30 p.m. on May 9.

Oklahoma State offers agricultural leadership degree that can be completed online

Oklahoma State offers agricultural leadership degree that can be completed online

Students who have completed an associate degree in agriculture can complete their bachelor's degree online.

State meteorologist calls Oklahoma Mesonet ‘a forecaster’s dream’

State meteorologist calls Oklahoma Mesonet ‘a forecaster’s dream’

A system of 120 stations with at least one in every county, the network was designed and implemented by cooperating scientists at Oklahoma State University and the University of Oklahoma, with the two universities continuing to provide valuable subject-matter expertise to this day.

Oklahoma State Ranch Tour slated in Northwest Oklahoma

Oklahoma State Ranch Tour slated in Northwest Oklahoma

The Oklahoma State Ranch Tour, slated June 5-6, will showcase some of the most progressive ranches in Northwest Oklahoma.

From scratch to market: Commercializing a food product

From scratch to market: Commercializing a food product

Your friends tell you your salsa is the best they ever tasted. Your mother has been serving her “world’s best” homemade jelly for years. Your grandmother’s pasta sauce is the hit of every family gathering. You think about selling your food product, but you don’t know where to begin. Oklahoma State University’s Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center, a part of the Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, has experts who specialize in helping entrepreneurs commercialize homemade recipes.

‘Egg’cellent food safety tips for spring festivities

‘Egg’cellent food safety tips for spring festivities

Warmer weather, egg hunts and sweet candy treats are festive spring traditions that bring loved ones together around the table to enjoy family meals. Oklahoma State University’s Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center wants to make sure you keep food safety in mind when preparing meals for festive spring get-togethers.

Oklahoma Mesonet’s agricultural services provide needed information in real time

Oklahoma Mesonet’s agricultural services provide needed information in real time

The Oklahoma Mesonet allows state agricultural producers to get a peek at the future before it arrives, and use of that awareness can enhance their livestock’s well-being and business’ bottom line.

Making room for this season’s garden harvest

Making room for this season’s garden harvest

Canning excess garden harvest can provide garden-fresh flavors on your dinner table all year long.

Conference to focus on sustainable water management practices

Conference to focus on sustainable water management practices

The Southern Region Water Conference will focus on optimizing water use and protecting water quality.

April is Made in Oklahoma Month - MIO Day at OSU slated for April 26

April is Made in Oklahoma Month - MIO Day at OSU slated for April 26

April is Made in Oklahoma Month, and Oklahoma State University’s Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center is encouraging Oklahomans to celebrate by supporting local food companies.

Alva’s Cathy Mapes named CASNR outstanding freshman

Alva’s Cathy Mapes named CASNR outstanding freshman

Mapes is an animal science major and a 2017 graduate of Alva High School.

Special Clovers Camp creates lasting memories for all involved

Special Clovers Camp creates lasting memories for all involved

Going to camp is a big part of being in 4-H, but has not always been a possibility for all club members. Thanks to Special Clovers Camp - Super Health Heroes, 4-H'ers with special needs had an opportunity recently to take part in the camp experience.

FAPC workshop focuses on the wheat and baking industry

FAPC workshop focuses on the wheat and baking industry

Oklahoma State University's Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center will hold a specialized workshop for the wheat and baking industry. The All You Knead to Know – An Artisan and Grain Workshop, sponsored by the Oklahoma Wheat Commission, will take place May 15 at The Botanic Garden at OSU in Stillwater, Oklahoma, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Burlington’s Travis Bradshaw receives CASNR Alumni Early Career Achievement Award

Burlington’s Travis Bradshaw receives CASNR Alumni Early Career Achievement Award

Bradshaw is the agricultural education instructor and FFA advisor at Burlington Public Schools in Burlington, Oklahoma.

CASNR honors Cortney Cowley with Alumni Early Career Achievement Award

CASNR honors Cortney Cowley with Alumni Early Career Achievement Award

Cowley serves as an agricultural economist in the Regional Affairs department at Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City at the Omaha branch.

Native Pecan Field Day slated April 25

Native Pecan Field Day slated April 25

The upcoming Native Pecan Field Day will address topics such as pest management, tree thinning, pruning, grafting select natives, logging/sawmills and cattle/grazing.