Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
Serving Oklahoma Agriculture and Natural Resources
Oklahoma State University's Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources is dedicated to making available science-based information relevant to improving the quality of life for the people of Oklahoma. The Division is comprised of the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources and two state agencies: the Oklahoma Agricultural Experiment Station and the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service.
OSU team helping producers tackle farm financial decisions
A team of DASNR agricultural economists is making it easier than ever for producers to mitigate financial stress through sound farm financial planning practices and improved awareness of Farm Service Agency programs that may help their operational bottom line. Think of it as peeling the layers of an onion: Individual participants can “go as deep as they need to go,” thereby fine-tuning the project to meet their own specific needs.
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- March 7 wildfire impacts in Oklahoma exceed $16 million
BUFFALO, Okla. – The numbers have been crunched: the March 7 wildfires that ravaged parts of Beaver, Harper and Woodward counties had an economic impact exceeding $16 million.
- OSU team helping producers tackle farm financial decisions
STILLWATER, Okla. – A team of Oklahoma State University agricultural economists is making it easier than ever for producers to become better aware of sound farm financial planning practices and Farm Service Agency programs that may help their operational bottom line.
- Making sure babies sleep safely
STILLWATER, Okla. – Everyone likes curling into a favorite position for a nap or good night’s sleep and babies are no different. But, for little ones, the most comfortable position may not always be the safest.
- New federal regulations make infant sling carriers safer
STILLWATER, Okla. – Lots of parents and caregivers prefer to transport babies snuggled against their bodies using infant sling carriers. Recently tightened mandatory federal standards for the devices are designed to increase their safety and prevent possible injuries or death.
- Fire ant quarantine zone adds steps to making hay donations to wildfire victims
ADA, Okla. – Fire ants can easily attack and kill small livestock such as chickens and ground-nesting wildlife, making efforts to keep them in check of vital importance.
- Basics of bottle feeding calves orphaned by wildfires
BUFFALO, Okla. – Wildfires that raged through the heart of cattle country in western Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas left a trail of devastation, including motherless calves in need of basic motherly care.
- Global trade important to all U.S. meats
STILLWATER, Okla. – Redoing trade agreements has been a stated focus of the Trump Administration, fueling a degree of anxiety among some in the animal agriculture industry as they try to determine what the future holds in terms of short- and long-term effects.