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OSU mourns death of former Sen. Tom Coburn

OSU mourns death of former Sen. Tom Coburn

Former Oklahoma Sen. Thomas Allen Coburn died March 28 at his Tulsa home after a long battle with prostate cancer. He was 72.

OSU Extension services and programs continue through pandemic

OSU Extension services and programs continue through pandemic

More than 100 years of science-based, community service by Oklahoma State University Extension will continue unabated through the challenges presented by the novel coronavirus pandemic, Associate Vice President for OSU Extension Damona Doye said.

Cow-calf producers may find two-stage weaning process useful

Cow-calf producers may find two-stage weaning process useful

Producers with fall-calving herds should not overlook two-stage weaning, where the calf is weaned from milk before it is weaned from the cow.

Giving overlooked canned foods new life

Giving overlooked canned foods new life

Making the most of what foods are in the pantry.

OHCE groups put sewing skills to good use for local hospital

OHCE groups put sewing skills to good use for local hospital

OHCE group puts sewing skills to use to provide medical masks to local hospital

Census participation urged during coronavirus response

Census participation urged during coronavirus response

Disruptions and distractions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic must not be allowed to keep Oklahomans from participating in the Census, officials said. There's too much at stake.

Cow-calf producers should record multiple births in their herds

Cow-calf producers should record multiple births in their herds

Freemartinism can occur when cattle births result in twins that are a heifer calf and a bull calf.

Verify first before taking sheep or goats to sale sites

Verify first before taking sheep or goats to sale sites

Make sure coronavirus precautions have not caused disruptions in operational hours or services at sale facilities.

Unseasonal blue-green algae bloom warrants producer vigilance

Unseasonal blue-green algae bloom warrants producer vigilance

Blue-green algae can produce toxins such as anatoxin and microcystins that can cause illness in people and animals.

Irrigation expert Sharma named to Oklahoma Panhandle Research and Extension Center staff

Irrigation expert Sharma named to Oklahoma Panhandle Research and Extension Center staff

Sharma served as a postdoctoral research associate at OSU from 2017 to 2020, and as a graduate research assistant from 2011 to 2013. He also earned his master's degree in soil science from OSU.

Follow good management practices following wildfires

Follow good management practices following wildfires

Land management strategies help landowners recover after a wildfire.

Hay, fencing supplies chief needs for Beaver County wildfire recovery

Hay, fencing supplies chief needs for Beaver County wildfire recovery

OSU Extension has worked with the State Office of Emergency Management to set up a hotline to match supplies with local producers. The telephone number is 1-866-552-4662.

School of Global Studies and Partnerships welcomes Ethiopia Higher Education representatives

School of Global Studies and Partnerships welcomes Ethiopia Higher Education representatives

The Oklahoma State University School of Global Studies and Partnerships (SGSP) welcomed representatives from Ethiopia’s higher educational sector to the campus of Oklahoma State University on Monday, Feb. 10, as part of the U.S. Department of State International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) in partnership with the Tulsa Global Alliance (TGA).

OSU recognized at U.S. Department of State’s U.S.–Africa University Partnership Forum

OSU recognized at U.S. Department of State’s U.S.–Africa University Partnership Forum

Oklahoma State University’s (OSU) unique contribution to the development of Ethiopian higher education was recognized at a forum organized by the United States Department of State’s U.S.- African University Partnerships Forum, held in Washington, D.C. The meeting, convened by Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Tibor P. Nagy, brought together over 150 higher education leaders from the U.S. and from across Africa, as well as a number of Washington, D.C.-based members of the African diplomatic corp.

SGSP Director of Academic Programs reappointed as AEJMC editor

SGSP Director of Academic Programs reappointed as AEJMC editor

The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Publications Committee announced that School of Global Studies and Partnerships Director of Academic Programs Dr. Jami Fullerton is reappointed as the Journalism & Mass Communication Educator editor on March 10.

Protect structures from wildfire using the zone concept

Protect structures from wildfire using the zone concept

The zone concept can help reduce the amount of flammable materials around a home or other structure.

Assessing damage outside and inside of homes after a wildfire

Assessing damage outside and inside of homes after a wildfire

Homes and other structures must be assessed for damage following a wildfire.

Bulls need to be ready for breeding season

Bulls need to be ready for breeding season

Bulls that do not pass a breeding soundness exam need to be replaced before the start of breeding.

Tips for removing smoke odor following a wildfire

Tips for removing smoke odor following a wildfire

Removing smoke odor from a home following a wildfire can be a tedious process.

OSU to celebrate meat sciences

OSU to celebrate meat sciences

Oklahoma State University is celebrating 100 years of meat science during the annual Animal Sciences Weekend in early April. The weekend will kick off with a scholarship banquet April 3 at the Wes Watkins Center for International Trade Development.

Learn more about careers in entomology at OSU open house

Learn more about careers in entomology at OSU open house

Students ages 13 to 18 who are interested in careers in entomology can learn more by attending the free open house at OSU slated April 11.

George W. Bush to help celebrate grand opening of Oklahoma State’s Cecil O’Brate Stadium

George W. Bush to help celebrate grand opening of Oklahoma State’s Cecil O’Brate Stadium

President George W. Bush will throw the ceremonial first pitch to headline the grand opening celebration of Oklahoma State’s Cecil O’Brate Stadium in advance of the Cowboys’ game against TCU on March 20.

Edmon Low Library honors faculty and staff for publications at Celebrating Books by OSU Authors

Edmon Low Library honors faculty and staff for publications at Celebrating Books by OSU Authors

Each spring, the OSU Library honors OSU employees and students who have authored, co-authored or edited a book or published a major creative work in the past two years. This year 25 faculty, staff and students from the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology (CEAT) were honored at Celebrating Books by OSU Authors on Wednesday, March 4th, 2020.

OSU scientists studying ways to improve water conservation in flood irrigation systems

OSU scientists studying ways to improve water conservation in flood irrigation systems

While a number of producers take advantage of more advanced technologies that make irrigation scheduling easier, flood irrigation still accounts for about 43% of total irrigation water applications in the United States,