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]
2015 DASNR Honors Playlist
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- Cold, wet weather affects Southern Plains cattle operations
Nov 30, 2015
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.
- Staying safe when cleaning up after snow and ice
Dec 01, 2015
STILLWATER, Okla. – Snow and ice are heavy. For proof, just look around at the downed trees and branches littered throughout the landscape.
- Wood burning stoves offer heating alternative
Dec 01, 2015
STILLWATER, Okla. – As temperatures continue to drop, wood burning stoves will get more and more action.
- Food safety concerns during a power outage
Dec 01, 2015
STILLWATER, Okla. – Many Oklahomans were without power following the Thanksgiving holiday as an ice storm ravaged parts of the state. While keeping warm is likely the top priority for residents, food safety also is a concern for those without electricity.
- 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.