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OSU receives $1.5 million grant to develop research network for public

OSU receives $1.5 million grant to develop research network for public

Oklahoma State University has received a second year of funding worth nearly $1.5 million to further develop the national Enhancing Electronic Extension project for improving Extension’s capacity to serve the public with new programs and digital tools.

OSU releases bumper crop of wheat varieties

OSU releases bumper crop of wheat varieties

Each of the five new cultivars plays up certain strengths and traits, targeted to specific areas of the state.

Registration open for initial OSU Extension Beginning Farmer Workshops

Registration open for initial OSU Extension Beginning Farmer Workshops

Workshops will begin at the Oklahoma County Extension Office in Oklahoma City. Participants can attend all three events for a onetime fee of $25.

OSU professor named American Psychological Association fellow

OSU professor named American Psychological Association fellow

Dr. Julie Koch, head of the School of Community Health Sciences, Counseling and Counseling Psychology in the Oklahoma State University College of Education and Human Sciences, has been named an American Psychological Association (APA) Fellow, an honor recognizing significant impact in the field of psychology at the national level.

Tour scheduled for OSU Extension research center

Tour scheduled for OSU Extension research center

Oklahoma State University Extension experts are inviting the public to virtually tour the Southwest Research and Extension Center in Altus in a series of agriculture teleconferences later this month.

Ranchers webinar series brings vets to the table

Ranchers webinar series brings vets to the table

The Ranchers Thursday Lunchtime series of cattle industry teleconferences enters the vet’s office September and October, Oklahoma State University Extension officials said.

2020 Virtual Women for OSU Symposium available online for limited time

2020 Virtual Women for OSU Symposium available online for limited time

More than 1,800 people from across the country tuned in on Sept. 2 to watch the annual Women for OSU Symposium, which moved to a virtual format this year. Through the generosity of multiple sponsors, the symposium was free for the first time ever for all OSU alumni, students, staff and friends.

Oklahoma State, Purdue team up to tackle digital divide in America

Oklahoma State, Purdue team up to tackle digital divide in America

Researchers have determined some broadband policies instituted by states have been successful in expanding needed access while others not only failed to help, they have been detrimental.

Spontaneous combustion a possibility with wet hay

Spontaneous combustion a possibility with wet hay

Excessive moisture is actually the most common cause of fire in hay bales and stacks.

Free environmental law enforcement training available

Free environmental law enforcement training available

Free seminar offered for environmental law enforcement.

Be vigilant for pecan weevil emergence

Be vigilant for pecan weevil emergence

Pecan weevils cause two primary types of damage, depending on the stage of fruit development when the pests are active.

Group donates care packages for quarantined OSU students

Group donates care packages for quarantined OSU students

Oklahoma State University students in isolation or quarantine due to COVID-19 may have a little something to be thankful for after a local group donated the first batch of many care packages.

COVID-19 pandemic heightens stress levels

COVID-19 pandemic heightens stress levels

The COVID-19 pandemic brings added stress for families.

Safe Routes to School, food pantries increase community resilience

Safe Routes to School, food pantries increase community resilience

In 2018, the High Obesity Project (HOP) project was launched by Oklahoma State University faculty and staff to support counties with obesity rates above 40 percent. Two years later, its health initiatives have become a community lifeline amidst coronavirus.

OSU to honor six individuals who have made the world a better place

OSU to honor six individuals who have made the world a better place

Honorees embody the ideals and mission of the Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources and have provided significant benefits to their career fields, their communities, the people of Oklahoma and OSU.

Landscaping for horses requires thoughtful planning

Landscaping for horses requires thoughtful planning

Appearance, functionality and animal safety are important factors for horse owners to consider as they change the trees and other plants in an equine’s environment.

2020 Women for OSU Symposium moves to virtual format

2020 Women for OSU Symposium moves to virtual format

The Women for OSU Symposium is moving to a virtual format for this year. Through the generosity of multiple sponsors, the symposium will be free for all OSU alumni, students, staff and friends.

Boy Scouts work on merit badge at OSU’s Insect Adventure

Boy Scouts work on merit badge at OSU’s Insect Adventure

Insect Adventure has long been providing benefits to youth educational programming.

Community Advancing Conversation to focus on the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

Community Advancing Conversation to focus on the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

Oklahoma State University’s third installment of its Community Advancing Conversations series will feature a presentation surrounding the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre.

OSU launches online public dashboard to report COVID data

OSU launches online public dashboard to report COVID data

Oklahoma State University has launched an online dashboard to track COVID-19 testing data on the Stillwater campus. The dashboard represents a commitment to keep the campus safe by providing accurate information to the community on COVID 19 metrics monitored by medical and public health officials.

OSU's Global Cowboy Connection

OSU's Global Cowboy Connection

OSU’s golf team welcomes a new member thanks to Lakhana Didyasarin, an OSU alumnus, chairwoman, and founder of the American School of Bangkok (ASB).

Census deadline fast approaching

Census deadline fast approaching

The opportunity for Oklahomans to be counted in the U.S. Census is only weeks away.

Producers should follow recommended veterinary practices for dehorning cattle

Producers should follow recommended veterinary practices for dehorning cattle

A successful plan involves a written protocol, knowledgeable and skilled personnel and ways to minimize stress and promote healing.

Prepare a calving kit before fall calving season begins

Prepare a calving kit before fall calving season begins

Producers should talk with local veterinarians about the plan and incorporate their suggestions.