Nutrition program helps Oklahomans get healthier

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But it also is true that for some, there is a big gap between understanding the need to live healthier and actually doing so. This is where important initiatives such as Community Nutrition Education Programs come into play, giving Oklahomans the tools and support they need to make that crucial leap to making positive choices for better health.

“I d...

Heath Sanders named new OSU Cooperative Extension area agronomist

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“Heath is an extremely well-respected young agronomist; we consider ourselves fortunate to have a professional of his caliber and firsthand experience as a member of our team,” said Bob LeValley, Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension southwest district director.

Sanders has served Oklahoma as an OSU Cooperative Extension assistant...

OSU wheat researcher honored by Wheat Quality Council for second straight...

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This is the second straight year and third time overall Carver and the team has claimed the honor, which annually recognizes the breeder of the wheat variety most well-liked by millers participating in the WQC’s evaluation program.

“This award says OSU remains dedicated to producing high-quality, Oklahoma-adapted wheat varieties that meet the needs...

Maintaining good nutrition key part of replacement heifer management

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Replacement heifers will be turned in with bulls or put on a synchronization program to be bred in April. In some cases, this means the heifers must be moved from one location to another that is closer to working facilities.

“A major consideration is to not let the heifers go on a steep downslide in energy intake as we approach the breeding s...

Are your bulls ready for breeding season?

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“It is imperative producers contact their local veterinarian and make arrangements to have their bulls administered a breeding soundness exam,” said Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension emeritus animal scientist and editor of the university’s popular Cow-Calf Corner newsletter. “Be sure to ask the veterinarian about the need...

Feeder and fed cattle markets returning to ‘normal’

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“Cattle prices went higher, faster than anyone projected, followed by a sharp correction in late 2015 that was more abrupt and severe than anyone anticipated,” said Derrell Peel, Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension livestock marketing specialist. “This has left many cattle producers cautious and somewhat hesitant about what to expect go...

Online prescribed fire training offers many benefits

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The Basic Prescribed Fire Training program is a free-to-the-public online course designed to teach people how to safely conduct prescribed burns, all from the comfy confines of their living rooms. In just its second year of action, the program has reached users in 28 states and two Canadian provinces.

“The course is set up to walk people through t...

Camp T.U.R.F. offers youth a chance to explore careers, experience college...

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Slated June 5-June 17, Camp T.U.R.F., Tomorrow’s Undergraduates Realizing the Future, is a two-week, residential academy at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater and is geared toward horticultural and landscape architecture career exploration. The academy is free and open to Oklahoma students who will be entering their freshman or sophomore year...

Royalties from OSU-bred wheat varieties help fund innovation

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In presenting the check for $643,739.89, OGI Executive Director Mark Hodges credited the OSU Wheat Improvement Team and its lead researcher, Brett Carver, for not only breeding high quality varieties, but building key relationships with producers, as well as those on the milling and baking side of the industry.

“Wheat breeding is not just a s...

That smells like quail research

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Wildlife management efforts and studies of wildlife habitat selection have traditionally focused on how visual characteristics of habitat conceal animals from predators. However, research being conducted through Oklahoma State University’s Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management smells a little different than the norm.

“We are s...

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