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Wildfire-related livestock losses may qualify for financial assistance program

WOODWARD, Oklahoma (April 18, 2018) – Livestock producers who lost animals to recent wildfires may qualify for the USDA Farm Service Agency’s Livestock Indemnity Program.
Mixed macroeconomic signals shake cattle markets

Mon, Apr 02, 2018

STILLWATER, Oklahoma (April 1, 2018) – As analysts projected, beef production thus far in 2018 is higher year over year, with increased cattle slaughter and carcass weights in evidence.

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Changes in Mexican cattle industry will affect American beef trade as well

Fri, Mar 23, 2018

STILLWATER, Oklahoma (March 22, 2018) – The Mexican cattle and beef industry has evolved rapidly in the past decade, most notably in the expansion of beef exports from Mexico, 89 percent of which entered the United States in 2017.

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Limited wheat pasture run by cattle expected

Tue, Mar 13, 2018

STILLWATER, Oklahoma (March 12, 2018) – Strong feedlot demand has kept prices for stocker and feeder cattle firm throughout the winter, with many stocker cattle that in a typical year would still be on wheat pasture already in the feedlot.

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OSU alumna and agricultural economist Damona Doye named Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service leadership role

Tue, Feb 20, 2018

STILLWATER, Oklahoma (Jan. 25, 2018) – The Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service has been part of Damona Doye’s life since she was growing up, and now the Lawton native has been named associate vice president of the statewide organization.

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Market price for soybeans may make it a good alternative summer crop for some Oklahoma producers

Fri, Feb 09, 2018

STILLWATER, Oklahoma (Jan. 9, 2018) – Wheat is underperforming as a cash crop in the minds of many Oklahoma producers, leading some to look at the feasibility of planting alternative summer crops as drought persists in the state.

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U.S. beef cattle currently plentiful in the marketplace

Mon, Jan 29, 2018

STILLWATER, Oklahoma (Jan. 29, 2018) – The numbers are in and the United States has plenty of feedlot cattle on hand to kick off 2018.

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Drought conditions underscoring importance of wintertime agricultural planning

Mon, Jan 29, 2018

STILLWATER, Oklahoma (Jan. 29, 2018) – Expanding drought combined with decreasing hay stocks should be a sign of cattle producers to give extra thought to potential management implications during the coming weeks.

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Registration is open for Feb. 13 North Central Oklahoma Summer Crops Conference in Enid

Fri, Jan 26, 2018

ENID, Oklahoma – Agricultural producers in the north central Oklahoma region can pick up the latest research-based recommendations about a number of viable crop options by attending the Feb. 13 Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service Summer Crops Conference in Enid.

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U.S. beef sales to China expected to remain limited in near term

Fri, Jan 26, 2018

STILLWATER, Oklahoma (Jan. 25, 2018) – Total U.S. beef exports are projected to increase another 2.5 to 3.5 percent year over year in 2018 to a new record level, including some growth in exports to China.

Agricultural Sciences and Natural ResourcesFerguson College of AgricultureAgricultural EconomicsExtensionOutreach and EngagementCattle
Many aspects in measuring cow-calf production efficiency

Fri, Jan 19, 2018

STILLWATER, Oklahoma – While economic efficiency measures focus on optimal use of inputs relative to the value of outputs in cow-calf operations, changes in output values or input costs can lead to improved returns due solely to changing market conditions while masking stagnant or even declining physical productivity.

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Cattle producer profitability likely to be squeezed in 2018

Tue, Jan 09, 2018

STILLWATER, Oklahoma – Continued growth in beef production in 2018 is likely to pressure cattle and beef prices, with domestic and international beef demand being critical factors affecting prices.

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