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2018 farm bill a lot like the 2014 version, but with some key changes

Legislation maintains a strong safety net for the farm economy, invests in critical agricultural research and will promote agriculture exports through robust trade programs.
More dates announced for required training for dicamba herbicide applicators

Fri, Mar 23, 2018

STILLWATER, Okla. (March 23, 2018) – Additional dates in Oklahoma were announced for the U.S. Department of Agriculture-approved dicamba training.

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Wheat crop weed management heading into spring

Fri, Feb 23, 2018

STILLWATER, Okla. (Feb. 23, 2018) – As temperatures begin to warm and rain falls, wheat producers managing their crops for yield and grain quality may turn to herbicides to get a handle on grass and broadleaf weeds.

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New training required for dicamba herbicide applicators

Wed, Jan 31, 2018

STILLWATER, Okla. (Jan. 25, 2018) – Applicators planning to use specific dicamba herbicides labelled for the Roundup Ready Xtend Crop SystemTM for soybeans and cotton must complete U.S. Department of Agriculture-approved dicamba training before spraying these products this year.

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Producers urged to take part in 2017 Census of Agriculture

Wed, Jan 24, 2018

STILLWATER, Okla. (Jan. 24, 2018) – Oklahoma producers large and small, rural and urban, are encouraged to participate in the 2017 Census of Agriculture. The deadline for turning in the census questionnaire is Feb. 5.

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Revisiting the Veterinary Feed Directive one year later

Fri, Jan 19, 2018

STILLWATER, Okla. – When stricter federal guidelines on the use of some antibiotics for food animals went into effect last year, producers all over the nation, including Jerry Meek in Ada, had a decision to make. Should he spend the time and money to get a Veterinarian Feed Directive authorization from his veterinarian to continue treating his herd of about 30 cows?

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Pesticide applicator CEUs available through Jan. 17-18 Red River Crops Conference in Altus

Wed, Jan 10, 2018

ALTUS, Oklahoma – Agricultural pesticide applicators in southwestern Oklahoma and the Texas Rolling Plains region can pick up needed continuing education credits by participating in the Red River Crops Conference Jan. 17-18 in Altus.

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Protect future yields and protein content in Clearfield wheat this fall

Wed, Nov 08, 2017

ENID, Oklahoma – For Oklahoma wheat growers who are battling feral rye and jointed goatgrass incursions, wheat variety selection can be a particularly important consideration when trying to produce a crop with sufficient yields and protein content.

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Balancing yield and protein content in a wheat crop

Thu, Oct 12, 2017

STILLWATER, Okla. – With Oklahoma wheat producers heading into another growing season, the bottom line will be top of mind, as always, and for many, that means focusing squarely on yield, yield, yield.

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Register now for Nov. 3 Crop Insurance Workshop in Enid

Thu, Oct 05, 2017

ENID, Oklahoma – Think of the 2017 Crop Insurance Workshop scheduled for Nov. 3 in Enid as essentially one-stop shopping for agricultural producers, lenders and educators; crop insurance agents and marketing consultants.

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Rural Economic Outlook Conference set for Oct. 20 at OSU

Tue, Sep 19, 2017

STILLWATER, Oklahoma – Insights about trends and expectations regarding agriculture and rural economies will be the focus of the Rural Economic Outlook Conference taking place Oct. 20 on Oklahoma State University’s Stillwater campus.

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