Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
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- Cost-effective ways to protect your home
STILLWATER, Okla. – In 2012, there were more than 2.1 million burglaries reported in the United States. That averages out to one burglary every 15 seconds.
- OSU hosts first of three NRCS national fire schools
STILLWATER, Okla. – Oklahoma State University has a strong reputation in the world of prescribed fire. This has led the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service to select OSU to teach its national fire school since 1996.
- Deer harvest total near average
Harvesting white-tailed deer is quite a bit easier when they leave themselves vulnerable by scrounging around for something to eat. The dry, hot summers in years past, plus ample numbers of animals, sent deer harvest totals through the roof
- Red River Crops Conference set for Jan. 27-28 in Childress
ALTUS, Okla. – Texas and Oklahoma producers who raise crops along the Red River border can pick up important tips to promote profitability in their agricultural enterprises by attending the Jan. 27-28 Red River Crops Conference in Childress, Texas.
- Master Manager workshop series begins in January
CLINTON, Okla. – Agricultural producers looking to make the most of their money should register now to attend the Master Manager of Oklahoma workshop series set to begin January 20-21.
- A social approach to redcedar and woody plant encroachment
STILLWATER, Okla. – Driving south on Interstate 35 in the Flint Hills of Kansas, passersby notice few eastern redcedar trees. Continuing down the road into Oklahoma, the landscape warts begin to appear more frequently. By the time people are crossing into Texas and getting deep into its heart, there are areas completely covered up by the water-sucking fire hazards and other woody plants
- Quilter helps Extension celebrate its centennial anniversary
When she was a child, Charlotte Tucker recalls being fascinated by her grandmother, who would sit in her rocking chair and quilt. These days, it is others who are amazed at Tucker’s true gift for an old-fashioned craft with a robust present-day popularity. In fact, her skill recently has been on full display after she quilted the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service’s official centennial anniversary quilt.
- Pet safety a must during the holiday season
STILLWATER, Okla. – The holiday season is a holly, jolly time for the entire family, including your furry family members. Unfortunately, a sick pet can quickly take the ho ho ho right out of your celebration.