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Southern land-grant universities making turf fields safe

Oklahoma State University is one of several southern land-grant universities improving turfgrass conditions to keep athletes safer this football season.
close up of OSU bermudagrass turf
Two OSU students awarded prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

Fri, Mar 31, 2023

Two Oklahoma State University students have been awarded the 2023 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, one of the most prestigious national honors recognizing outstanding students seeking research careers in the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering.

Ferguson College of AgricultureWentz Research ScholarsResearchmcknight scholarsDepartment of Plant and Soil SciencesChemistryDepartment of Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyOffice of Scholar DevelopmentDr. Lin LiuCollege of Arts and SciencesNiblack Research ScholarsGoldwater ScholarshipFreshman Research Scholar
OSU wheat breeding program releases new variety

Thu, Mar 09, 2023

Oklahoma State University has a new hard red winter wheat variety called High Cotton on its way to the commercial market this fall.

Department of Entomology and Plant PathologyOSU ExtensionDepartment of Plant and Soil SciencesFood Land and Natural ResourcesOSU AgricultureResearch#OrangeIsTheAnswerOSU Ag Research
Super Bowl LVII to be played on Oklahoma State University turfgrass

Wed, Feb 08, 2023

State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, recently installed Tahoma 31 bermudagrass on its field. Scientists at Oklahoma State University developed the grass, which is known for its drought resistance and cold hardiness. Super Bowl LVII will be played at the stadium on Sunday.

OSU ExtensionDepartment of Plant and Soil Sciences#OrangeIsTheAnswerOSU AgricultureOSU Ag ResearchDepartment of Horticulture and Landscape ArchitectureturfgrassResearch
Brett Carver awarded the OSU Eminent Faculty Award

Fri, Jan 13, 2023

Brett Carver, regents professor and wheat genetics chair in the Oklahoma State University Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, received the Eminent Faculty Award last month. Carver has spearheaded the creation and release of multiple wheat cultivars that are prominently used in Oklahoma due to their disease and pest resistance.

OSU AgricultureDepartment of Plant and Soil SciencesOSU ExtensionOSU Ag Research

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