Seminar to shed light on oil and gas industry issues for...

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In an effort to help rural landowners gain a better understanding of issues stemming from the oil and gas industry, specialists with the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service and Oklahoma State University will be sharing information at two seminars in Woods and Alfalfa counties.

Both of the Oil and Gas Issues for Rural Landowners seminars will...

Oklahoma Gardening gearing up for 42nd season

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Although the host may be different when tuning into the 42nd season of the popular program, there is one thing that remains the same – viewers will still receive top-notch gardening advice, tips and know how.

“We’re getting back to the basics of gardening,” said Hentges, who is the 11th host of the show. “We are going to take an in-depth look at s...

OSU alumnus and former OSU/A&M Regent chosen for USDA advisory committee

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In addition to formerly serving as a member of the OSU/A&M Board of Regents, he currently is one of Oklahoma’s two representatives on the Southern Region Council on Agricultural Research, Extension and Teaching.

His tremendous efforts as an active, engaged Regent and member of CARET no doubt helped pave the way to his latest high-profile...

Learn about pecan management at OSU course beginning March 8

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Slated to begin March 8 and run one Tuesday a month through Oct. 18, this course will provide participants with a wealth of research- and science-based information, said Becky Carroll, OSU Cooperative Extension assistant specialist, fruit crops and pecans.

“OSU has been offering this course nearly 20 years and many people from around the region h...

Tool available to help wheat producers make decisions

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Waiting much longer than that would result in a drastic decrease in yield.

Research has shown that First Hollow Stem, a particular growth stage in winter wheat, is the optimal time to pull cattle off wheat to prevent yield loss. Using Mesonet weather and soil data, as well as FHS observations from 1995-2012, researchers at Oklahoma State University...

Enrollment now open for OSU’s 2016 Grape Management course

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Those who are interested in learning more about grape growing and production may enroll in Oklahoma State University’s 2016 Oklahoma Grape Management course.

This course is an effort to familiarize current and potential grape growers with vital information of what it takes to be successful grape producers, said Becky Carroll, OSU Cooperative...

Making waste products more powerful at OSU

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There is an increasing demand for low-cost, small-scale, portable power generation units that utilize local carbonaceous feedstocks. Rather than burning up nonrenewable fossil fuels, Ajay Kumar, associate professor in OSU’s Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, is leading a team of researchers in a project to use local biomass m...

Oklahoma Irrigation Conference set for March 8 in Woodward

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Saleh Taghvaeian, Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension water resources specialist, said producers should think of the conference as “one-stop shopping” where they can receive the latest research-based insights and information about many irrigation-related subjects.

“Although the Southern Plains are no longer suffering from historic l...

Upcoming civic forum marks start of regional economic development project

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Free to interested participants, the Crossing Borders Region Civic Forum will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Feb. 4 at the Indian Capital Tech Center in Stilwell. Lunch will be provided.

Participants are asked to register online at http://bit.ly/1Qn9WPm or by calling Robin Stand at 918-453-5701.

The forum will serve as residents’ primary opportunity to c...

Red River Crops Conference Jan. 20-21 in Altus, Oklahoma

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“A collaborative effort by the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service and Texas AgriLife Extension, the conference focuses on providing relevant management information applicable to the Red River area that can help enhance the potential profitability of farm and ranch enterprises,” said Gary Strickland, Oklahoma State University Cooperative Ext...

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