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USDA-NASS contacting Oklahoma cow-calf operators about recent survey
STILLWATER, Oklahoma – Cattle producers who recently received the Oklahoma State University Cow-Calf Survey from the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service will be receiving a call from NASS if they have not already completed it and turned it in.
Located in Users / donald.stotts@okstate.edu
State beef checkoff vote set for Nov. 1
STILLWATER, Okla. – Oklahoma cattle producers will vote on a proposed state beef checkoff next month.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
A cow’s bad temperament can result in poor profits
STILLWATER, Oklahoma – October is a traditional weaning and culling time for spring-calving herds, meaning producers need to decide which cows no longer are helpful to the operation and which heifer calves will be kept for future replacements.
Located in Users / donald.stotts@okstate.edu
It is the old song of supply and demand for beef prices
STILLWATER, Oklahoma – Strong beef demand has mostly been offsetting increased beef supply in 2017 with beef production projected to increase again in 2018 to 27.4 billion pounds.
Located in Users / donald.stotts@okstate.edu
Breeding wheat varieties for protein? Not so fast
STILLWATER, Okla. – Oklahoma State University wheat breeder Brett Carver does not resemble the stereotypical image of a mad scientist at work. However, he and the rest of the OSU Wheat Improvement Team, an interdisciplinary team of researchers, display mad skills when it comes to fulfilling their charge of developing high-performing wheat varieties that thrive in Oklahoma, while more than satisfying the needs of bakers and millers everywhere.
Located in Users / leilana.mckindra@okstate.edu
Growing cattle inventories mean more stocker opportunities
STILLWATER, Oklahoma – As of mid-October, calf and stocker cattle prices are down only about 2 percent from August, compared to the typical drop of 4 percent, while Oklahoma auction volume has been 11 percent higher year-over-year for the past six weeks.
Greenhouse gas emissions from beef production only 1.9 percent of U.S. total
STILLWATER, Okla. – When it comes to protecting the environment, blaming greenhouse gas emission problems on beef cattle or people who like a good steak is a claim that has little basis in fact.
Located in Division News / Premier News / 2016
Think you’ve got sick cattle? It’s time to play DARTs
STILLWATER, Okla. – It is relatively easy to determine when a dependent child is sick as they often just tell you or moan pitifully, but what about livestock who are dependent upon cattle producers to correctly ascertain their well-being? It can be tough to tell a moo from a moan.
Located in Division News / Premier News
March 7 wildfires left indelible mark, and yet no mark at all
BUFFALO, Okla. – “And this too shall pass away” is an old adage about the human condition, and one that sums up so much about the March 7 wildfires that devastated numerous lives and more than 330,000 acres in Beaver, Harper and Woodward counties.
Located in Division News / Premier News
A stronger feeder cattle market looming this fall
STILLWATER, Okla. – After being on the defensive for much of the first half of 2013, feeder cattle markets are poised to hold stronger in the second half of the year.
Located in Users / donald.stotts@okstate.edu

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