You are here: Home / Users / donald.stotts@okstate.edu

Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources

Welcome

Title Item Type Modification Date Description
OSU Cooperative Extension professionals honored News Item Jul 27, 2017 04:29 PM STILLWATER, Okla. - The Oklahoma Association of Extension Agriculture Agents honored its own in July, for excellence of service and commitment to the land-grant mission of helping to improve the quality of life for Oklahomans.
Cattle Trails Wheat and Stocker Conference set for Aug. 1 in Lawton News Item Jul 26, 2017 11:35 AM LAWTON, Okla. – Wheat and cattle producers with operations in Oklahoma and the rolling plains of Texas who are looking to take best advantage of current stocker cattle options should register now to attend the Aug. 1 Cattle Trails Wheat and Stocker Conference in Lawton.
‘Waxy cotton’ on plants may indicate presence of pest News Item Jul 25, 2017 11:29 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – Homeowners and gardening enthusiasts who have noticed white, cottony masses covering stems of ornamental and vegetable plants should not be hitting the panic button.
‘Clock management’ a key part of determining whether or not to grow dual-purpose wheat for grazing News Item Jul 25, 2017 08:57 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – Tick. Tick. Tick. The time is fast approaching when Oklahoma wheat producers will need to determine whether or not to grow dual-purpose wheat for grazing.
Understanding the effects of global beef trade on the U.S. beef industry News Item Jul 25, 2017 08:56 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – There is an old and very true adage about beef trade: What goes on over there has an effect on what goes on over here.
Recent rains suggest it’s time to check for fall armyworms News Item Jul 12, 2017 11:26 AM DURANT, Okla. – The rains came, and while that is typically a good thing, this time around the rainfall has signaled the importance of checking for the presence of fall armyworms.
Test for nitrate levels before cutting summer annuals for hay News Item Jul 11, 2017 09:52 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – Hot summer weather means Oklahoma forage producers should be testing their summer annuals before cutting them for hay, especially for those areas of the state suffering from drought conditions.
Register now to attend July 17 Oklahoma Crops Conference in Alva News Item Jul 10, 2017 01:26 PM ALVA, Okla. – Crop producers working in northwestern Oklahoma should register now to attend the July 17 Oklahoma Crops Conference in Alva.
Pasture legumes may help manage nitrogen fertilizer inputs News Item Jul 09, 2017 06:54 PM PURCELL, Okla. – The cost of nitrogen fertilizer can be one of the biggest expenses to forage production, leading many producers to wonder if there is a cheaper way of producing the forage they need for their grazing animals.
Follow BQA guidelines when treating and selling cows News Item Jul 09, 2017 06:44 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – The summertime season is a time when many cattle producers see infectious ailments such as foot rot and eye infections affecting their beef cows, with treatment involving the use of antibiotics.
Register now to attend July 13 Oklahoma Crops Conference in El Reno News Item Jul 06, 2017 04:23 PM EL RENO, Okla. – Crop producers working along the Interstate 40 corridor west of Oklahoma City should register now to attend the July 13 Oklahoma Crops Conference in El Reno.
Seasonal pressure expected to weaken beef and cattle markets News Item Jun 29, 2017 03:35 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – Beef and cattle markets have defied “economic gravity” by staying stronger, longer than most analysts expected this spring, but seasonal pressure has caused the markets to weaken and they likely will struggle for the next six weeks or so.
Register now to attend July 10 Oklahoma Crops Conference in Ardmore News Item Jun 29, 2017 02:23 PM ARDMORE, Okla. – Crop producers in southeastern and south-central Oklahoma should register now to attend the July 10 Oklahoma Crops Conference in Ardmore.
Service providers should register now to attend the July 25 Canola 101 Workshop News Item Jun 28, 2017 03:32 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – Service providers to canola producers who are interested in learning more about the crop should register now to attend the free-of-charge Canola 101 Workshop taking place July 25 in Stillwater.
Chute-side vaccine cooler a useful tool for cattle producers News Item Jun 28, 2017 11:52 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – A few simple steps can help cattle producers become more effective in battling respiratory disease in their herd, get full value of any vaccine they purchase and possibly increase their operational profit in the process.
Pregnancy rates in cattle a ‘lowly heritable trait’ News Item Jun 28, 2017 11:02 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – As cow-calf producers evaluate growing programs for replacement heifers and their impact on long-term productivity of the herd, it is important to remember that both the genetic makeup of the heifer and environment in which she is raised will affect her ability to reproduce and raise progeny.
Effect of China opening its markets to U.S. beef likely to start slowly News Item Jun 28, 2017 11:00 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – China agreeing to open its domestic market to U.S. beef has been in the news, but producers need to remember it is only the first step in an ongoing and lengthy process.
OSU Summer Forages Field Day set for July 18 News Item Jun 20, 2017 03:28 PM CHICKASHA, Okla. – Agricultural producers looking to take advantage of the latest information about forage varieties, best management practices and related smartphone technology should RSVP now to attend Oklahoma State University’s Summer Forages Field Day on July 18.
Stillwater Flower Show at OSU on June 17 News Item Jun 11, 2017 05:31 PM STILLWATER – Flower gardening enthusiasts will have the opportunity to show off their green thumbs June 17 by participating in the Oklahoma State University Agronomy Club’s first annual Stillwater Flower Show.
2017 rules means mineral supplementation for cattle may need VFD as well News Item May 31, 2017 11:52 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – Cow-calf operators not only need to regularly check their mineral feeders or blocks to be certain they are supplying the minerals cows need, they need to ensure Veterinary Feed Directive management aspects are met as well.
Budget operating costs if planting sorghum in June News Item May 30, 2017 10:14 AM ENID, Okla. – Oklahoma farmers planting sorghum in June need to be aware that sugarcane aphid infestations before the boot stage can decimate their crop, underscoring the need to budget a corrective insecticide application before planting.
Oklahoma Crops Conference set for four locations in July News Item May 26, 2017 04:20 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – Crop producers across Oklahoma should plan now to attend one of four Oklahoma Crops Conference events taking place in July.
Oklahoma sorghum growers facing decisions about their crop News Item May 26, 2017 02:39 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – This spring has presented a number of challenges to agricultural producers throughout Oklahoma, and sorghum growers have been no exception.
Livestock need access to clean, fresh water too News Item May 24, 2017 02:38 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – It is one of those common sense best management practices that is sometimes easy to overlook, making sure cattle – and indeed, all livestock – have access to clean, fresh water.
Cow-calf operators should be ‘making a list and checking it twice’ News Item May 24, 2017 02:13 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – June is calling, and that means cow-calf operators should have a good idea how not to repeat any challenges associated with the past breeding season during the next go-round.

Document Actions

Oklahoma State University - Stillwater, OK 74078
405.744.5000