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Online co-parenting course offered by Extension gives parents more flexibility News Item Mar 31, 2015 10:54 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – The Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service has introduced a new online co-parenting course.
Prepare now for emergencies News Item Mar 30, 2015 11:41 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – It is the kind of task that often falls to the bottom of the priority list, but preparing ahead of a possible emergency or disaster reduces the risk of harm to you and your family.
Use your tax refund to boost your financial future News Item Mar 30, 2015 11:40 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – Are you one of the lucky ones anticipating a tax refund this year? While you are busy dreaming up all the ways you will spend it, think of putting at least a few of those dollars to work creating a brighter financial future for you and your family.
Getting on the savings track and staying on course News Item Mar 30, 2015 11:35 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – When it comes to saving a dollar or two, there are no shortage of ways to nickel and dime your way to a respectable wad of cash – save your loose change, brown bag your lunch, quit smoking, or cut down on buying specialty coffees, soda or other unhealthy snacks.
Save energy and money with tankless water heaters News Item Mar 30, 2015 11:29 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – These days, we can get all sorts of things on demand, even our home appliances. For example, tankless water heaters provide hot water with a flick of the hot-water tap.
Extension, USDA offering free grant-writing workshops for farmers markets and local food initiatives News Item Mar 13, 2015 09:57 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – The Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service is partnering with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Regional Rural Development Centers to offer free grant-writing workshops.
Quilter helps Extension celebrate its centennial anniversary News Item Dec 16, 2014 09:35 AM 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.
Holiday toy safety News Item Nov 21, 2014 04:25 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – Sharp edges and points, cords and strings, small parts and flying objects. None of these is most likely top of mind when you are scouring stores and the Internet trying to fulfill your kids’ holiday wish lists.
Adding special dietary needs into holiday meals News Item Nov 20, 2014 08:46 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – For many Oklahoma families, a succulent turkey or juicy ham paired with perfectly seasoned dressing is the centerpiece of the traditional holiday meal. But, what do you do when you are hosting guests with special dietary needs?
Enjoying a healthy holiday season is possible News Item Nov 18, 2014 03:40 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – Worried about successfully picking your way through the holiday rush without growing out of your favorite pair of pants?
Single-load laundry packets could be harmful to kids News Item Nov 13, 2014 10:22 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – The new single-load detergent packets populating store shelves might make doing laundry quicker and easier, but if young children happen to get ahold of one of the packets, it could make them sick.
New Oklahoma co-parenting law strengthened to help kids with divorcing parents News Item Oct 31, 2014 02:34 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – When marriages and relationships break up, former partners are free to go their own ways, unless, of course, children are involved. In those cases, it is up to parents to find a way to share child-rearing duties.
Time change a good reminder to get ready for fall, winter News Item Oct 29, 2014 10:46 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – As you prepare to “fall back” with the end of Daylight Savings Time, it is a good opportunity to move forward on getting your home ready for fall and winter.
Do the little things to protect against identity theft News Item Oct 29, 2014 10:39 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – With every swipe of a credit card, click of mouse and even trip to the mailbox, there is a chance your personal information could fall into the wrong hands. While you may not be able to completely escape the risk, following a few precautions could help shield you from potential problems.
Helping children cope with violent news and images News Item Oct 14, 2014 10:43 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – Thanks to today’s advanced technology, we often learn what is happening at home and abroad in real time. When the news is bad and the images are violent, it can overwhelm adults. So, it is no surprise exposure to the same can affect our children.
Safety tips for back to school News Item Aug 20, 2014 09:57 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – As kids head back to school this fall, parents and guardians should spend a few minutes discussing back-to-school safety tips.
Fall sales dates scheduled for OQBN News Item Aug 12, 2014 10:22 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – Dates and locations are set for annual fall sales featuring Oklahoma Quality Beef Network (OQBN) certified cattle.
Coon assumes OSU agriculture, natural resources VP post News Item Jul 02, 2014 08:32 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – Thomas G. Coon, the newly appointed vice president, dean and director of the Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (DASNR) at Oklahoma State University, has a passion for teaching and learning, and likes to apply both to issues that matter to people.
Go to the right source for severe weather info News Item Jun 09, 2014 02:07 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – It is one thing to have an emergency plan and stand ready to execute it in case strong storms develop. But, how do you get in the know when severe weather threatens?
ID your safe place before severe weather hits News Item Jun 09, 2014 01:58 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – When an ugly storm is bearing down and tornado sirens are wailing, it is the wrong time to begin wondering where you could or should take cover.
Ready, set, sew: Entries sought for Extension’s centennial quilt block challenge News Item Jun 04, 2014 12:01 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – Are you creative and itching to show your Oklahoma pride using a needle, thread and sewing machine? Then the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service’s Quilt Block Challenge is for you.
OSU earns USDA grant aimed at boosting producers, ag businesses to the next level News Item May 21, 2014 10:29 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – Oklahoma State University researchers will be looking at ways to help small- and medium-sized producers and agriculture businesses take their enterprises to the next level thanks to a hefty U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) grant.
Older adults face challenges with family support News Item May 08, 2014 03:03 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – There is no getting around the fact we all grow older. Whether we do so gracefully is another matter.
Extension centennial documentary to premiere on OETA News Item Apr 24, 2014 01:39 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – The Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service (OCES) is marking its 100th anniversary with a special hour-long documentary premiering at 7 p.m., May 8 on OETA-TV.
Easy on the coconut oil News Item Apr 18, 2014 03:31 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – These days, it seems like coconut oil is soaking up credit for its positive affect on a wide range of health conditions. But, still developing science around the popular oil tells a little different story.

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