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Livestock producers should examine drought assistance programs

Drought conditions have hit some Oklahoma livestock producers hard, but help may be available through U.S. Department of Agriculture assistance programs for operations that depend heavily on forage and grazing.
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OSU and K-State agricultural roots run deep together

Fri, Sep 24, 2021

The Sept. 25 football game between the Oklahoma State University Cowboys and Kansas State University Wildcats is a competition that has a long and historic tradition, but a cooperative partnership between the two universities has been providing benefits throughout the region for just as many years.

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Test for nitrate toxicity in forage plants

Thu, Sep 02, 2021

Livestock producers need to continue to test their pastures for nitrate toxicity levels, even though they may have done so weeks ago and the results showed no reason for concern, said Oklahoma State University Extension experts.

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Inexperienced producers can pick up helpful insights at Lincoln County meeting

Tue, Aug 31, 2021

New producers can pick up management tips and learn about services provided through helpful organizations. It is free but space s limited.

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Time to deworm sheep and goats once again

Thu, May 06, 2021

Internal parasites in sheep and goats can be especially serious threats to animal health and production, and the barber pole worm is the worst of the lot.

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Get the most out of higher cattle placement weights in feedlots

Thu, Apr 22, 2021

It is all about adding value and risk management, though the producer still will need to determine the price needed to sell his or her fed cattle to break even on the transaction.

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