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Parents can help curb school drop out News Item Dec 09, 2013 11:28 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – While the holiday season can bring lots of good cheer, it is also about the time of year some Oklahoma students may be on the verge of making the unhappy decision to drop out of school.
Know your winter weather terms News Item Dec 05, 2013 03:12 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – With major winter storms bearing down on Oklahoma, understanding which weather terms mean what will give you the traction you need to safely survive the season.
Federal energy efficiency tax credits ending in 2013 News Item Dec 03, 2013 03:24 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – If you are planning to do some home improvements to make your home more energy efficient, now is the time to take action. Multiple federal energy efficiency tax credits are set to expire permanently at the end of the year.
Handling food safely helps ensure good time during holiday meals News Item Nov 18, 2013 02:28 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – Families and friends will soon be gathering around elaborate meals to celebrate the holidays. No matter the time of year or occasion, though, hosts should keep food safety in mind while laying out the spread.
New FDA ruling will help ID gluten-free foods News Item Nov 11, 2013 11:29 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – It is hard to miss all the products lining grocery store shelves proclaiming to be “gluten-free.” Have you ever wondered about the accuracy of those claims?
Gluten-free diets not for everyone News Item Nov 11, 2013 11:16 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – With the rising popularity of gluten-free diets and the wide variety of products catering to the lifestyle, it might make you wonder if you are missing out on something important.
Managing kids’ screen time is important News Item Nov 06, 2013 04:31 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – The rise of new media requires new rules for monitoring kids’ screen time.
Battle against foodborne illness starts at the store News Item Nov 06, 2013 04:27 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – With the holidays fast approaching, veteran and rookie cooks alike will be dashing into the kitchen to create special family meals. But, no matter the time of year, observing some basic precautions can prevent foodborne illnesses well before you turn on the oven.
Spiders are not all bad News Item Oct 29, 2013 02:32 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – Yes, they have four times as many legs as humans, and for a few weeks each year, they might be used to wring screams of terror from unsuspecting victims, but the truth is spiders are mostly peace loving friends of the environment.
Registration deadline upcoming for Nov. 1 Rural Economic Outlook Conference News Item Oct 21, 2013 10:33 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – Agribusiness leaders interested in gaining insight into the latest industry trends should plan to attend the 2013 Rural Economic Outlook Conference Nov. 1 on Oklahoma State University’s Stillwater campus.
OSU hosting annual Rural Economic Outlook Conference Nov. 1 News Item Oct 02, 2013 12:10 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – Agribusiness leaders interested in gaining insight into the latest industry trends should register now for the 2013 Rural Economic Outlook Conference next month on Oklahoma State University’s Stillwater campus.
Register now for the 2013 Master Cattleman Summit News Item Sep 25, 2013 03:50 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – Cattle producers interested in improving the profitability and sustainability of their ranches are encouraged to register now for the 2013 Master Cattleman Summit at Oklahoma State University’s Stillwater campus next month.
Oklahoma counties SET to take part in national economic development initiative News Item Sep 25, 2013 10:06 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – Two regions in Oklahoma were chosen for SET – “Stronger Economies Together,” a national partnership between the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development and the Cooperative Extension Service.
Storm shelter basics News Item Sep 13, 2013 02:59 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – The recent volatile and tragic spring storm season has plenty of Oklahomans thinking seriously about adding the extra protection of a shelter in their homes.
OQBN fall sales dates set News Item Sep 06, 2013 03:15 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – This year’s slate of Oklahoma Quality Beef Network (OQBN) fall certified sales will include two new sites in western Oklahoma.
School breakfasts get a nutritious boost News Item Aug 30, 2013 02:18 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – A healthy breakfast goes a long way to starting the day on a positive note. Now, school kids in Oklahoma and across the nation are in an even better position to do their best in the classroom thanks to upgraded federal breakfast standards.
Extracurricular activities help kids make the grade, learn life lessons News Item Aug 12, 2013 02:03 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – For parents wondering if it is truly worth the time, effort and money to run the kids from soccer practice to choir rehearsal to Quiz Bowl competitions or some other activity, the answer is yes.
Keep it moving for good health in the golden years News Item Aug 06, 2013 02:05 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – Just about everybody dreams of the day they can trade the daily grind for the sweet freedom of retirement. However, recent studies suggest we have a better chance of aging well if we stay active and engaged even after we breeze into our golden years.
For parents, empty nest can be full of promise News Item Jul 23, 2013 10:27 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – The school year is almost upon us and it is a moment parents anticipate with a pulse-pounding mix of hand-wringing fear and giddy excitement – ushering the last kid out of the house and off to school. But, once the nest is officially empty, what is next?
Plan ahead to manage back-to-school costs News Item Jul 23, 2013 10:23 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – A sudden uptick in purchases of new clothes and shoes, pristine notebooks and fresh boxes of crayons are sure signs another school year is fast approaching. While back-to-school costs can run high, they do not have to bust the budget or cause parents to lose their grip on that one last nerve.
Be safe while staying cool in the pool News Item Jul 18, 2013 10:07 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – Warm temperatures are chasing plenty of families to the pool to cool off. Keeping a few basic safety guidelines in mind will ensure accidents do not dampen the good times.

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