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Time to deworm sheep and goats once again

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.
How to spot a 'murder hornet'

Wed, Aug 05, 2020

A native wasp species has many Oklahomans wondering if the invasive Asian giant hornet has made its way to Oklahoma.

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OSU professor sheds light on ‘murder hornets'

Mon, May 11, 2020

Public consciousness and concern surrounding the threat of the invasive Asian giant hornet is on the rise. Oklahoma State University entomology and plant pathology professor Wyatt Hoback is available as a resource for media outlets looking for interviews to explain and provide perspective. Below is a short Q&A covering frequently asked questions.

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Learn more about careers in entomology at OSU open house

Mon, Mar 09, 2020

Prospective students have an opportunity to learn more about careers in entomology during at open house at Oklahoma State University on April 11.

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Ponca City’s Brad Parker named a 2018 DASNR Champion

Wed, Oct 24, 2018

The pest control pioneer and entrepreneur was officially recognized during Oct. 19 ceremonies for his support and commitment to the land-grant mission.

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When ticks bite

Mon, Jun 11, 2018

With ticks most active in the summertime, families need to know what to do if someone is bitten by the pest.

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Guarding against tick bites

Mon, Jun 11, 2018

Oklahoma families are not the only ones excited about the warmer summertime temperatures. Ticks are, too.

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Helping kids avoid head lice at summer camp

Mon, Jun 11, 2018

With many Oklahoma youth planning to spend parts of their summer breaks enjoying camps, clinics and conferences, families need to know how to protect against head lice.

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Spiders aren’t that scary

Wed, May 30, 2018

Arachnophobia is one of the most common fears of people all over the world. However, much of that fear may be unwarranted as only a dozen or so of the estimated 50,000 species of spider pose any real threat to humans.

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Rogers County 4-H’er has a project that is a little bit buggy

Thu, Apr 12, 2018

When Shelby Counterman was just a toddler, she asked her parents if she could have a pet. While they may have been thinking she wanted the traditional cat, dog or even a guinea pig, Shelby had an entirely different type of pet in mind.

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