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Protecting your property with flood insurance News Item Jun 14, 2017 09:44 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – Oklahomans have health insurance, dental insurance and car insurance. But, what about flood insurance?
How healthy is your home? News Item Jun 09, 2017 12:53 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – These days, lots of families are living healthy lifestyles through diet and exercise. But, how healthy are their homes?
Keeping ants out of the house News Item May 31, 2017 04:28 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – Ants might be tiny pests but they can be a gigantic nuisance for homeowners, especially in the spring and summer when they are most active.
A walk a day can help keep the doctor away News Item May 31, 2017 04:25 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – The benefits of a simple daily walk are endless.
Bone health remains important as we age News Item May 31, 2017 04:23 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – It is not necessarily true that the older we get, the more fragile we become, but aging and loss of bone mass are directly linked.
Maintain muscle as you age News Item May 31, 2017 04:21 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – A decline in muscle mass is a part of aging, but doing everything possible to slow that decline should be near the top of everyone’s priority list.
Older adults can help guard their immune system with healthy lifestyle News Item May 31, 2017 04:10 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – Most people probably are not overly familiar with the sprawling network of tissues and organs that make up the body’s immune system, much less the very important job that system does.
Safe drinking water is a top concern after a natural disaster News Item May 17, 2017 04:07 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – In the wake of recent severe storms across Oklahoma, finding a safe water supply is a priority.
Assessing structural damage after a disaster News Item May 17, 2017 03:20 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – One of the major milestones on the road to recovering after a storm is assessing the structural damage to homes and other buildings.
Now the recovery begins News Item May 17, 2017 12:38 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – After destructive natural disasters, families can be left with the daunting task of cleaning up and, ultimately, rebuilding.
OSU releases two new wheat varieties News Item May 12, 2017 09:00 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – Oklahoma State University’s Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources released two new hard red winter wheat varieties, Spirit Rider and Smith’s Gold.
After heavy rains, beware of rise of giant mosquitoes News Item May 04, 2017 01:16 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – A wave of dangerous storms that recently rolled through the state brought large amounts rain and snow and now may also have sparked a rise in the population of giant pests known as floodwater mosquitoes.
Clean up the clutter with the help of a tape measure News Item Apr 07, 2017 03:50 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – As homeowners prepare for the traditional spring cleaning effort, they should add a tape measure to the list of essential items necessary to do the job right.
Using homemade cleaners can improve indoor air quality at home News Item Apr 07, 2017 03:43 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – What do vinegar, cornstarch and baking soda have in common? Besides sharing space in the kitchen pantry, these and other household items can be used as the basis for do-it-yourself cleaning supplies.
Go green when you clean News Item Apr 07, 2017 03:40 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – The phrase “clean green” actually has nothing to do with the cleanliness of money in your wallet and everything to do with the quality of the air circulating in your humble abode.
Beware of warm-weather poison hazards News Item Apr 07, 2017 03:37 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – As the springtime temperatures emerge, Oklahomans will steadily become more active both inside and outside their homes. As they begin working around the house or meeting friends and family for outdoor activities, it will be important to always keep safety in mind.
Protecting children and pets from window falls News Item Apr 07, 2017 03:33 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – After a long winter, it is hard to resist the urge to fling open the windows and invite in spring’s warmer temperatures. But, families should remain watchful to ensure small children and pets do not fall out of an open window.
Save energy, money while keeping cool this spring, summer News Item Apr 07, 2017 03:30 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – Triple digit temperatures can literally make Oklahoma a hot spot in the summertime, but keeping the house cool when the heat is on does not have to scorch the wallet and singe the budget.
Making sure babies sleep safely News Item Mar 22, 2017 03:31 PM 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 News Item Mar 22, 2017 03:25 PM 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.
Early trailblazers helped ensure Extension serves all Oklahomans News Item Feb 16, 2017 01:41 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – For more than 100 years, the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service has been fulfilling its mission of enhancing the lives of all Oklahomans.
OSU, DASNR preparing students for a diverse world News Item Feb 10, 2017 02:47 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – Listen closely to folks around Oklahoma State University’s Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources and you may hear talk of manners. Maybe they are referring to common courtesies, but there also is a chance they are alluding to Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences, or MANRRS.
New NIMFFAB director Kitty Cardwell took scenic route to OSU News Item Feb 03, 2017 03:01 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – Kitty Cardwell, the new director of the National Institute for Microbial Forensics and Food and Agricultural Biosecurity at Oklahoma State University, sits at her desk in the Henry Bellmon Research Center on a Tuesday morning in April.
One family’s farm story News Item Feb 03, 2017 03:00 PM As hard as it might be to imagine, 75-year-old Ruelle Kinslow’s current Kingfisher County address is the only one he’s ever known.
Cardwell named head of national research lab at OSU News Item Feb 03, 2017 02:48 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – Kitty Cardwell was appointed as the new director of the National Institute for Microbial Forensics and Food and Agricultural Biosecurity at Oklahoma State University.

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