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Fire, mixed-species grazing enhances livestock production in $10 million research project

Fire, mixed-species grazing enhances livestock production in $10 million research project

The project will help agricultural land managers adopt practices that will increase food production and promote more sustainable rangelands.

Cattle industry losing billions to COVID-19, report finds

Cattle industry losing billions to COVID-19, report finds

The U.S. cattle industry lost an estimated $13.6 billion by early April this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and more economic damages to agriculture are likely, according to a study commissioned by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association released this week.

Severe weather requires advanced planning for older adults

Severe weather requires advanced planning for older adults

Older adults need to plan ahead during storm season.

April is Made in Oklahoma Month

April is Made in Oklahoma Month

April is Made in Oklahoma Month, and the Oklahoma State University Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center is encouraging Oklahomans to support local food companies, even during this time of national crisis.

4-H Youth Development Program under new leadership

4-H Youth Development Program under new leadership

Steve Beck is the new program leader for the Oklahoma 4-H Youth Development Program.

CARES Act provides some financial relief

CARES Act provides some financial relief

The CARES Act will provide financial relief to many, including those with students loans and those collecting unemployment benefits.

Oklahoma crop producers urged to be proactive

Oklahoma crop producers urged to be proactive

Soil temperatures and other weather conditions indicate most Oklahoma crop producers wanting to plant corn should do so now.

Read fine print of loan forbearance agreements

Read fine print of loan forbearance agreements

Loan companies may be offering forbearance on some loan payments, but it is vital to read the fine print of the agreement.

Know the A-B-C’s of fire extinguisher use

Know the A-B-C’s of fire extinguisher use

Proper use of a fire extinguisher is essential.

Emergency evacuation plans should include pets

Emergency evacuation plans should include pets

Include your pets in an emergency evacuation plan.

Be cautious when sheltering from tornadoes during pandemic

Be cautious when sheltering from tornadoes during pandemic

Tornado season during the COVID-19 pandemic may bring changes in sheltering.

Flipping the switch on power outages

Flipping the switch on power outages

Consumers should prepare for power outages just as they do for other emergency situations.

Firewise helps landowners be proactive during wildfire season

Firewise helps landowners be proactive during wildfire season

Recommendations from the National Firewise Communities helps landowners be proactive against wildfires.

Safe water, food and medicine important after wildfire

Safe water, food and medicine important after wildfire

Safe water, food and medications are important following a wildfire.

OSU ag collects, donates PPE supplies for health care providers

OSU ag collects, donates PPE supplies for health care providers

The coronavirus pandemic has caused international shortages of critical personal protective equipment. People around the world are responding to significant needs by donating gloves, masks, face shields and other necessary supplies to help keep health care professionals, patients and families safe during these unprecedented times.

Immune system tips offered

Immune system tips offered

A healthy immune system is the first step in fighting off germs and viruses.

Horse owners urged to plan care during pandemic

Horse owners urged to plan care during pandemic

While the primary concern of the COVID-19 pandemic is for human health, horse owners should have plans in place to ensure proper care of their horses in case of sickness and hospitalization.

COVID-19 shows importance of emergency financial plans

COVID-19 shows importance of emergency financial plans

The coronavirus pandemic has driven home the importance of financial management and emergency savings accounts.

Pandemic brings out scammers in full force

Pandemic brings out scammers in full force

Be aware of scammers during pandemic who are looking to steal your money or identity.

OSU Extension services and programs continue through pandemic

OSU Extension services and programs continue through pandemic

More than 100 years of science-based, community service by Oklahoma State University Extension will continue unabated through the challenges presented by the novel coronavirus pandemic, Associate Vice President for OSU Extension Damona Doye said.

Cow-calf producers may find two-stage weaning process useful

Cow-calf producers may find two-stage weaning process useful

Producers with fall-calving herds should not overlook two-stage weaning, where the calf is weaned from milk before it is weaned from the cow.

Giving overlooked canned foods new life

Giving overlooked canned foods new life

Making the most of what foods are in the pantry.

OHCE groups put sewing skills to good use for local hospital

OHCE groups put sewing skills to good use for local hospital

OHCE group puts sewing skills to use to provide medical masks to local hospital

Census participation urged during coronavirus response

Census participation urged during coronavirus response

Disruptions and distractions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic must not be allowed to keep Oklahomans from participating in the Census, officials said. There's too much at stake.