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.
Winter Safety Tips
El Niño is expected to increase the likelihood of wet, cold weather in the Southern Plains states this winter, placing a premium on the need to be safety conscious when planning and performing many of our activities. The Division asks everyone to be knowledgeable and use best management practices in and around the home, at work and on the road; wherever you are, whatever you do, think safety first.
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- There is light at the end of the tunnel after wildfires
STILLWATER, Okla. – Oklahomans continue to be reminded of the devastation that can come with wildfire. While homes, structures and livestock can be lost, landowners who rely on grasslands, shrublands and forests as an enterprise are left trying to figure out how to recover the vegetation and habitat.
- Winter landscape requires moisture
STILLWATER, Okla. – Although spring is on the horizon, Oklahomans are still facing several more weeks of winter. Some gardening enthusiasts may think there is not much to do for the landscape right now. However, the lack of watering is a major cause of winter damage.
- A browse survey gives landowners a better deer picture
STILLWATER, Okla. – Hunters frequently have an interest in how many deer are on their property. Commonly done with a spotlight or camera survey, just knowing the deer density might not be as helpful as they had wished.
- It is wise to be firewise
STILLWATER, Okla. – Fire in Oklahoma is extremely beneficial. It restores grasslands and controls unwanted species. It is a natural process that provides habitat for certain wildlife.
- Seminar to shed light on oil and gas industry issues for rural landowners
STILLWATER, Okla. – Oklahoma has long been known for the wind sweeping down the plains. Nowadays, however, the state is becoming better known as the leader in seismic activity. This leaves the public asking how all of the shake, rattle and roll is related to the oil and gas industry.
- Oklahoma Gardening gearing up for 42nd season
STILLWATER, Okla. – Casey Hentges, the new host of the Oklahoma Gardening television program, said she is excited to get the season started with new episodes beginning Feb. 13.
- OSU alumnus and former OSU/A&M Regent chosen for USDA advisory committee
STILLWATER, Okla. – Oklahoma State University alumnus Dr. Claud D. Evans is no stranger to playing a role in shaping policies and programs aimed at making people’s lives better.