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- History may not be repeating itself with heavier cattle carcass weights
STILLWATER, Okla. – Ample supplies of feeder cattle and favorable feeder prices should encourage feedlots to maintain a high turnover rate and avoid the wreck that resulted from extremely heavy carcass weights last year.
- Global Horticulture Conference slated at OSU
STILLWATER, Okla. – If you have ever wanted to learn about global horticulture, but do not have a passport, or simply do not have the time to hop on a plane and fly half way around the world, make plans to attend the upcoming Global Horticulture Conference on the Oklahoma State University campus in Stillwater, Oklahoma.
- Boomerang offspring can affect parents’ retirement
STILLWATER, Okla. – For many years, parents have juggled sporting events, music practice, curfew violations and high insurance premiums on teenaged drivers. Now with the kids out of the house, it is the perfect time to invest more into retirement accounts and accumulate savings.
- Field tour to feature fire, wildlife, timber and cattle
STILLWATER, Okla. – Fire is nothing new to Oklahoma. Throughout history, the land has been burned by Native Americans, sparked by lightning, lit from a campfire or ignited by a prescribed fire.
- Free educational conference to feature international cattle handling and stockmanship expert
STILLWATER, Okla. –Dr. Tom Noffsinger, international cattle handling and stockmanship expert, will make a return trip to Oklahoma this fall to headline the Merck Animal Health and Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension Chisholm Trail Cattle Handling Conference.
- The ‘green’ facts of grass versus grain when finishing beef cattle
STILLWATER, Okla. – It is a “green” discussion that continues to raise its head periodically. What is better for the environment: Grass-finished or grain-finished beef cattle?
- Landowners may be accidentally poisoning wildlife
STILLWATER, Okla. – Cool evenings and warm days are a sure sign autumn is here, which means hunting seasons are blasting off in Oklahoma. But, high humidity and warm temperatures this time of year may be contributing to the accidental poisoning of many wildlife species