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- Cow-calf producers should start obtaining colostrum now
STILLWATER, Okla. – Cow-calf operators should start locating, obtaining and storing several doses of colostrum or colostrum replacer sure to come in handy before the first heifers start to go into labor this spring.
- Time to begin early evening feeding of cows
STILLWATER, Okla. – Cow-calf producers who ensure adequate supervision at calving can have a significant effect on reducing calf mortality, always important but increasingly so with the higher price of live calves at sale time.
- Get your vehicle ready before winter storms
STILLWATER, Okla. – When the weather forecast starts with “baby, it’s cold outside,” Oklahomans need to get prepared for winter weather.
- Oklahoma Foundation Seed Stocks an important part of the farm to fork chain
STILLWATER, Okla. – It’s a safe assumption everyone cares – at least a little bit – about the source of the food that finds its way to the dinner table each night. If that’s the case, then Oklahomans should care a lot about Oklahoma Foundation Seed Stocks.
- Surviving family stress during the holidays
STILLWATER, Okla. – The holidays can get stressful enough without the potential for drama sparked by overheated debates and contentious conversation during the traditional family meal.
- Preventing outdoor falls in the winter
STILLWATER, Okla. – Slips and falls can happen so fast, especially outside in snowy or icy conditions. Of course, there are no guarantees against the occasional accident, but taking a few simple precautions could cut the chances of taking a tumble while outdoors this winter.
- Be safe when using electric space heaters
STILLWATER, Okla. – When families want to ward off winter’s chill in a specific part of the home, electric space heaters may be good option.