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OSU Cooperative Extension honors three from SW District
STILLWATER, Okla. – Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service agricultural educators Marty New of Comanche County, Max Galloway of Stephens County and Aaron Henson of Tillman County have been named the 2014 recipients of the statewide organization’s Outstanding Field Staff and Program Contribution Team Award.
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Some newborn calves need help breathing
STILLWATER, Okla. – Despite a cow-calf producer’s best efforts relative to providing desired herd genetics and ease of birthing through bull selection and heifer development, some cows or heifers still need assistance at calving time.
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Rebuilding drought conditions threaten Oklahoma beef cow herd expansion
STILLWATER, Okla. – Although data indicate the rebuilding of Oklahoma’s beef cow herd is happening, herd numbers are still down 10.5 percent from Jan. 1, 2011, meaning the process is only in the beginning stages.
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Cow-calf producers should be cautious of twin births
STILLWATER, Okla. – Oklahoma State University recommends cow-calf producers write down calf numbers of twin births while the animals are still nursing the cow, and to never retain a heifer as a replacement female is she is born as a twin to a bull.
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Weather threatening continued U.S. beef herd expansion
STILLWATER, Okla. – When it comes to America’s beef herd expansion, success may come down to a Final Four of Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Texas.
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OSU receives $1 million USDA grant to tackle beef cattle climate adaptability
STILLWATER, Okla. – Oklahoma State University has been awarded a $1 million grant through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture to provide some of the first climate adaptation tools for beef producers in the form of water management resources.
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OSU to host national beef reproduction conference
STILLWATER, Okla. – Cow-calf producers and large-animal veterinarians should plan now to attend the 2014 Applied Reproductive Strategies in Beef Cattle Conference hosted by Oklahoma State University’s Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Oct. 8-9.
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Cow-calf producers should closely monitor animal mineral consumption
STILLWATER, Okla. – A consistent and appropriate intake of medicated minerals is critical to a successful anaplasmosis prevention program, but cow-calf producers need to closely monitor that label-recommended amounts are being consumed by the cattle.
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Cattle herd rebuilding will be a slow process
STILLWATER, Okla. – Consumers looking at the price of beef in grocery store meat markets may be wishing more cattle were in the food production system to lower the hit on their wallets, but that is not likely to happen anytime soon.
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Improving forage conditions provide more options for Oklahoma cattle producers
STILLWATER, Okla. – After briefly stalling under hot, dry conditions in early July, timely rains since then have helped recharge soil and subsoil moisture levels in Oklahoma, leading to improved forage conditions for many cattle producers.
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