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Oklahoma corn looking good but still in need of crop management

Oklahoma corn looking good but still in need of crop management

As of the last week of July, corn is still three to four weeks from physiological maturity.

Technology helps make State 4-H Roundup a big success

Technology helps make State 4-H Roundup a big success

Overview of the 99th State 4-H Roundup

OSU study provides insights into regional beliefs about pandemic-related wearing of masks

OSU study provides insights into regional beliefs about pandemic-related wearing of masks

Respondents were surveyed June 12-20. Of particular focus is a seven-state region including Oklahoma.

Online workshops support teachers

Online workshops support teachers

Online learning may be part of the “new normal” for many schools, and Oklahoma State University professors are helping teachers prepare.

Shutdown of Oklahoma State Fair will be felt economically, but public health of primary concern

Shutdown of Oklahoma State Fair will be felt economically, but public health of primary concern

The Oklahoma State Fair generates about $104 million in direct spending annually.

Double-crop weed management made easy

Double-crop weed management made easy

Size matters when it comes to many postemergence herbicides and effective weed control in double-cropping systems.

Awareness and management key to mitigating nitrate toxicity problems in livestock

Awareness and management key to mitigating nitrate toxicity problems in livestock

Expanding drought conditions and sporadic rainfall mean livestock and forage producers need to be wary of the potential for nitrates building up in plants.

OSU Extension addresses top economic and family issues

OSU Extension addresses top economic and family issues

OSU Extension hosted community forums to help residents identify top community concerns.

OSU alumnus receives Fulbright award

OSU alumnus receives Fulbright award

Luke Johnson, a 2019 OSU graduate, has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Johnson is one of two OSU graduates to receive the prestigious award in this year's cycle.

OSU Museum of Art receives $50,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts

OSU Museum of Art receives $50,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts

The Oklahoma State University Museum of Art has received a $50,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts through the CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security). The OSU Museum of Art is one of 855 institutions receiving a total of $44.5 million.

4-H’ers look to positive experiences despite fair cancellation

4-H’ers look to positive experiences despite fair cancellation

All is not lost for 4-H’ers who were planning exhibits and prepping show animals for the fair season.

Water management key to helping chickens beat the heat

Water management key to helping chickens beat the heat

Birds do not sweat so water management is a practical and very important way to help chickens combat heat stress.

Adjust mowing frequency, cutting height on bermudagrass lawns

Adjust mowing frequency, cutting height on bermudagrass lawns

Newer bermudagrass hybrid lawns have different needs than older varieties.

OSU survey showcases public thoughts about economic recovery from pandemic

OSU survey showcases public thoughts about economic recovery from pandemic

Oklahoma officials at every level need to know what people think about perceived economic recovery challenges rather than relying on assumptions.

Managing for vesicular stomatitis in horses

Managing for vesicular stomatitis in horses

Thus far in 2020, the viral disease has been reported in Texas, Kansas, Nebraska, Arizona and now Oklahoma.

Oklahoma State University announces spring 2020 graduates

Oklahoma State University announces spring 2020 graduates

Oklahoma State University awarded degrees to 3,840 students this past spring, including 2,432 Oklahomans, according to the Office of the Registrar.

The Botanic Garden at OSU is undergoing big changes

The Botanic Garden at OSU is undergoing big changes

The garden is home to walking trails and OSU horticultural research, as well as the luscious garden that serves as the set for the popular television program Oklahoma Gardening.

McKnight Center Extends ‘Orange Plate Special’

McKnight Center Extends ‘Orange Plate Special’

The McKnight Center for the Performing Arts is extending its “Orange Plate Special” artist series, exclusive livestream interviews with artists from its upcoming 2020-2021 season. The interviews will take place at noon every Wednesday in July.

Technology allows pecan producers to continue learning

Technology allows pecan producers to continue learning

Pecan growers can access the latest research-based information via the Pecan Topics Zoom Program.

Spears School of Business hosting Contract Management webinar series

Spears School of Business hosting Contract Management webinar series

The Spears School of Business will host a three-part Contract Management webinar series from September through October. The webinar series will give attendees an introduction to the essential skills needed to be a successful government contract manager.

Oklahoma 4-H Foundation receives $100,000 gift

Oklahoma 4-H Foundation receives $100,000 gift

The Masonic Charity Foundation has gifted the Oklahoma 4-H Foundation with $100,000 for STEM programming. Funds also will be used for State 4-H Roundup.

Horse owners need to be on lookout for blister beetles

Horse owners need to be on lookout for blister beetles

Blister beetles contain cantharidin, a toxic chemical that can impede breathing and elevate heart rate - and can be fatal.

Remember the Ten Scholarship recipients announced

Remember the Ten Scholarship recipients announced

Ten Oklahoma State University students have received scholarships from the Remember the Ten Run.

OSU partners with Navatek to create Unmanned Systems Research internship program

OSU partners with Navatek to create Unmanned Systems Research internship program

A new internship program at Oklahoma State University’s Unmanned Systems Research Institute (USRI) is taking flight.