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- Caution not fear key to managing beef herd expansion
STILLWATER, Okla. – The U.S. beef industry’s transition to greater beef supplies in 2016 has been a challenge for many, perhaps in part because younger producers and traders have never before participated in herd expansion, which last occurred in the early 1990s.
- Teal Pumpkin Project provides alternative for trick-or-treaters
STILLWATER, Okla. – “Trick or treat, smell my feet. Give me something good to eat.” While this chant is familiar to many youngsters who go trick-or-treating, food allergies may leave some children feeling left out of the fun.
- OSU’s 2016 Sarkeys Award recipient Liuling Yan strengthening dual-purpose wheat production systems
STILLWATER, Okla. – Oklahoma State University’s Liuling Yan has been named the 2016 recipient of the Sarkeys Distinguished Professor Award by the OSU Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.
- OSU’s Michael Buser named 2016 Whatley Award recipient
STILLWATER, Okla. – Oklahoma State University’s Michael Buser has been named the 2016 recipient of the James A. Whatley Award for Meritorious Service in Agricultural Sciences.
- Plant now for spring-flowering bulbs
STILLWATER, Okla. – With the recent arrival of the fall season, it may seem a bit premature to already be thinking about spring. Gardeners, however, need to plant their spring-flowering bulbs now in order for them to be ready to bloom next spring.
- Earthworms are not always good for the soil
STILLWATER, Okla. – They are everywhere. People use them as fishing bait. Others toss them in their gardens to help aerate the soil. They also can be used in compost piles.
- Mineral feeding protocols key for beef cows on lush forage
STILLWATER, Okla. – Cattle producers looking to use forage as cheap winter feed for their beef cows need to practice sound mineral feeding protocols to reduce the risk of grass tetany next spring.