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Wheat pasture valuable forage resource when managed properly

Wheat pasture valuable forage resource when managed properly

Livestock should not be turned out onto wheat pasture until the plants are about six inches tall and have become well-rooted.

Fact or fiction: Turkey makes you sleepy
Wed, Nov 18, 2020

When the last bite of turkey is consumed and the plates are cleared, the next item on the Thanksgiving agenda is a nap. Because turkey makes you sleepy, right? Darren Scott, food scientist at Oklahoma State University’s Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center, debunks this myth.

Hikers: Be careful during deer hunting season
Tue, Nov 17, 2020

Hikers should be extra cautious when hiking during hunting season.

Serving up food safety tips for Thanksgiving
Mon, Nov 16, 2020

The holiday season is officially here, and Thanksgiving Day is quickly approaching. While many Oklahomans will be preparing holiday meals for their families and friends, the risk of food poisoning is lurking. The Oklahoma State University Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center offers tips to keep your family safe and make sure food poisoning is not on the menu this Thanksgiving.

Difficult calving may require help
Thu, Nov 12, 2020

Difficult calving can have long-term health implications – potentially even be fatal – for a calf and its mom, Oklahoma State University Extension specialists said.

After escaping Oregon wildfire, former OSU professors look to the future
Thu, Nov 12, 2020

Thousands of people were forced to evacuate their homes in September as wildfires tore across the West Coast. Among them were Department of Plant Biology, Ecology and Evolution emeritus professor Dr. Michael Palmer and his wife, former OSU professor Dr. Suzanne McAlister.

Oklahoma State’s Lambert named 2020 Whatley Award recipient
Thu, Nov 12, 2020

Initiated in 1982, the award recognizes outstanding research contributions to the advancement of agricultural sciences.