Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
Serving Oklahoma Agriculture and Natural Resources
Oklahoma State University's Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources is dedicated to making available science-based information relevant to improving the quality of life for the people of Oklahoma. The Division is comprised of the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources and two state agencies: the Oklahoma Agricultural Experiment Station and the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service.
The Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at Oklahoma State University recently selected Distinguished Alumni and DASNR Champions award winners.
The division’s reputation and influence depends greatly upon the achievements and excellence of its alumni, as well as other leaders who are not alums of the college, but contribute to its mission. [Read More]
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- Cold, wet weather affects Southern Plains cattle operations
STILLWATER, Okla. – Old Man Winter made an appearance over the Thanksgiving weekend in many parts of cattle country, challenging producers with rain, freezing rain and even snow depending on where they live.
- Awareness of ‘average trends’ can help with cow culling decisions
STILLWATER, Okla. – Making culling decisions for the cow-calf herd sometimes seems to require a crystal ball to see into the future, but one way cattle producers can hedge their bets is to be aware of “average trends.”
- OSU’s Derrell Peel honored for ‘excellence in Extension’ programming and service
STILLWATER, Okla. – Oklahoma State University’s Derrell Peel has been honored as a 2015 Regional Excellence in Extension recipient by Cooperative Extension and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture.
- OSU’s Garey Fox earns national notoriety as educator
STILLWATER, Okla. – The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the American Association of State Colleges and Universities have named Oklahoma State University’s Garey Fox as one of two national 2015 recipients of the Excellence in College and University Teaching Awards for Food and Agricultural Sciences.
- Noted scientist to speak at Oklahoma Governor’s Water Conference and Research Symposium
NORMAN, Okla. – James J. Butler Jr., senior geohydrologist for the Kansas Geological Survey, will be a featured speaker at the 36th Annual Oklahoma Governor’s Water Conference and Research Symposium Dec. 1-2 at the Embassy Suites in Norman.
- El Nino influences on Oklahoma’s upcoming wildfire season
STILLWATER, Okla. – Wildfire is always a hot topic this time of year. The dormant season, which occurs from November through early April in Oklahoma, usually sees the majority of fires on an annual basis.
- OSU Horse Judging Team captures world championship
STILLWATER, Okla. – The Oklahoma State University Horse Judging Team took top honors at the 2015 AQHA World Championship in Oklahoma City on Nov. 18, the fourth time in 11 years the team has won the world champion title.