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Inaugural Rural Renewal Symposium

Inaugural Rural Renewal Symposium

Followup story highlighting the Rural Renewal Symposium.

Hardesty Family Foundation donates $2 million to OSU for creation of new research center in Tulsa

Hardesty Family Foundation donates $2 million to OSU for creation of new research center in Tulsa

With a $2 million gift, The Hardesty Family Foundation has made a commitment to fuel transformative research at the National Center for Wellness & Recovery. In recognition of the contribution, OSU is naming a recently acquired 49,000-square-foot medical complex in south Tulsa the Hardesty Center for Clinical Research and Neuroscience.

Halloween safety doesn't have to be scary

Halloween safety doesn't have to be scary

This Halloween, pandemic precautions have added an extra level of safety concern to celebrations, but precautions don’t have to scare people away from the holiday.

Oklahoma State University President Burns Hargis announces retirement plans

Oklahoma State University President Burns Hargis announces retirement plans

Oklahoma State University President Burns Hargis announced today his plans to retire on July 1, 2021, to coincide with the end of the current academic year. Hargis announced his retirement plans during a regular meeting of the OSU/A&M Board of Regents held in the Performance Hall at The McKnight Center for the Performing Arts on the Stillwater campus, one of several significant new facilities built during his nearly 13-year presidency.

OSU/A&M Regents to conduct national search for the next president of Oklahoma State University

OSU/A&M Regents to conduct national search for the next president of Oklahoma State University

Moments after Oklahoma State University President Burns Hargis announced his plans to retire at the end of this academic year on July 1, 2021, OSU/A&M Board of Regents Chair Rick Davis said the regents would conduct a national search for the next president.

OSU Ferguson Family Dairy Visitor Center opens

OSU Ferguson Family Dairy Visitor Center opens

The visitor center offers a unique and innovative platform to advance OSU's land-grant mission.

OSU health care workers committed to testing effort

OSU health care workers committed to testing effort

Risking personal safety to help others, Oklahoma State University’s health care professionals have been hard at work during the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Register now for Oct. 22 Specialty Crop CFAP webinar

Register now for Oct. 22 Specialty Crop CFAP webinar

The webinar will begin at noon. There is no cost to participate. Advance registration is required.

OSU Alumni Association Announces Pokes Palooza Events

OSU Alumni Association Announces Pokes Palooza Events

The Oklahoma State University Alumni Association has announced Pokes Palooza, a weeklong celebration for students, will take place the week of Oct. 25 in place of OSU’s traditional Homecoming celebration.

Backyard chickens and more available online at OSU Extension

Backyard chickens and more available online at OSU Extension

OSU Extension’s newly redesigned catalog of self-paced, online courses also offers an introduction to agronomy and instruction on prescribed fires, selling home bakery items and understanding county government.

OSU alumna honored for work in science and technology

OSU alumna honored for work in science and technology

Oklahoma State University alumna and Cherokee Nation citizen Dr. Cara Cowan Watts will be recognized Saturday with the Ely S. Parker Award, the highest honor awarded by the American Indian Science and Engineering Society.

Oklahoma wheat and canola producers should check for fall armyworms

Oklahoma wheat and canola producers should check for fall armyworms

Armyworms do not overwinter in Oklahoma, but until first frost occurs, keep a close eye on the status of crops.

Oklahoma producers and OSU Extension teaming up to enhance farm financial programming

Oklahoma producers and OSU Extension teaming up to enhance farm financial programming

OSU Extension economists are working to recruit farmers and ranchers and help them complete beginning balance sheets.

There’s a mouse in the house

There’s a mouse in the house

Cooler weather sends mice scurrying to find indoor shelter.

Plant propagation speeds up transplanting process

Plant propagation speeds up transplanting process

Plant propagation is the process of making new plants, and a great way for gardeners to get more out of their garden investment

Oklahoma State recommendations provide useful guidelines for cow culling

Oklahoma State recommendations provide useful guidelines for cow culling

Cull cows represent approximately 20% of the gross income of any commercial cow operation.

Payne receives Ferguson College of Agriculture Alumni Early Career Achievement Award

Payne receives Ferguson College of Agriculture Alumni Early Career Achievement Award

OSU's Ferguson College of Agriculture Alumni Board has selected Kelli Payne, Mustang, Oklahoma, as a 2020 Early Career Achievement Award winner.

Johnson receives Ferguson College of Agriculture Alumni Early Career Achievement Award

Johnson receives Ferguson College of Agriculture Alumni Early Career Achievement Award

OSU Ferguson College of Agriculture graduate recognized with award.

Ranchers webinar series enters wheat forage

Ranchers webinar series enters wheat forage

The popular series of free Ranchers Thursday Lunchtime teleconferences heads to the end of the year with the spotlight turned toward cattle on wheat and small grains.

Canning produce requires careful recipe

Canning produce requires careful recipe

Canning can be a fun and rewarding way to prolong fresh produce as the season turns chilly, but it requires careful attention to the fruit or vegetable’s chemical profile, Oklahoma State University Extension specialists said.

Oklahoma State webinar to focus on CFAP 2 eligibility for sheep and goat producers

Oklahoma State webinar to focus on CFAP 2 eligibility for sheep and goat producers

The Zoom webinar is free and will take place at 6 p.m. CDT. Pre-registration is required and can be done online.

OSU Opera presents The Wonderful World of Sondheim

OSU Opera presents The Wonderful World of Sondheim

The Oklahoma State University Opera will present The Wonderful World of Sondheim, featuring musical selections by Stephen Sondheim, on Friday, Oct. 9 at 7:30 p.m. at The McKnight Center for the Performing Arts Recital Hall in Stillwater. The cast is comprised of students from the Michael and Anne Greenwood School of Music and the Department of Theatre. Admission is free. The performance will also be live-streamed and can be viewed by going to ostate.tv.