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- Prepare for tornado season before the sirens sound
STILLWATER, Okla. – Oklahomans have enjoyed a fairly mild winter compared to past years. While everyone hopes for a mild spring and tornado season, it is still a good idea to be prepared for potentially stormy weather.
- Pruning method for roses varies depending on variety
STILLWATER, Okla. – With spring officially underway, gardeners are ready to get outside to work on their landscapes. Many gardeners love the look of rose bushes in the yard, but they need to be pruned to tidy up their appearance; control their size; and improve their vigor, growing habits and bloom.
- OSU welcomes Jim Ansley as new NREM department head
STILLWATER, Okla. – Jim Ansley wears many hats. Sometimes it’s a Denver Broncos hat. Sometimes it’s a bicycle helmet and other times he puts on his Titleist hat and goes golfing. His most recent hat, however, is America’s Brightest Orange and displays three letters across the front – OSU.
- OSU to host Prescribed Burn Field Day near Kingfisher
STILLWATER, Okla. – Insecurities about prescribed fire will go up in smoke after Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension specialists explain the ins and outs of the practice during the Prescribed Burn Field Day March 28.
- Spring cleaning tips and tricks
Maintaining a clean and clutter-free space can be a chore, both literally and figuratively. But, it is an important one, and after months of hibernating against winter’s chill, spring, with its warmer temperatures and budding trees, is the perfect time to tackle the challenge of freshening up your living space.
- Avoid planting invasive species into your landscapes
STILLWATER, Okla. – They sprinkle the landscape with blasts of white flowers and serve as a reminder that spring is here. Their beautiful blooms are appealing to the eye, not so much the nose, but definitely the eye.
- OSU recommends producers review their interest rates and repayment terms
MUSKOGEE, Okla. – As agricultural producers reach a time period of moderation in the livestock and crop markets, cost management will be of the utmost importance, reminds Scott Clawson, Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension area agricultural economics specialist.