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Woodland Management Workshop slated Sept. 24 News Item Sep 15, 2016 03:12 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – Grasslands and prairie are typically thought of when considering Oklahoma landscapes. However, woodland and forest owners’ minds may go in a different direction.
Master of International Agriculture students return from Uganda News Item Sep 02, 2016 02:19 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – Agriculture is universal. The methods, available technologies and products are not all the same, but the mission remains: put food on the table.
DASNR selects 2016 Distinguished Alumni and Champions News Item Aug 16, 2016 03:09 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – The Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at Oklahoma State University has a rich tradition and history of improving the quality of life for all Oklahomans through conducting and disseminating science-based research.
Prominent artist’s work to be on display at Oklahoma State News Item Aug 08, 2016 02:15 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – The beautiful marriage of the technical side of agriculture and the imagery of art come together every day at Oklahoma State University.
Snakes are more scared of you than you are of them News Item Aug 01, 2016 08:03 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – Spending time outdoors, tending to a garden, working on a brush pile or even weed eating the yard will increase the chances of encountering one of Oklahoma’s slithery occupants.
Snake bites to people, pets and livestock News Item Jul 29, 2016 08:58 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – Snakebites do not typically occur because the reptile is attacking or being overly aggressive. Rather, most are the result of the timid creature being startled and going into self-defense mode.
How to ID a venomous snake News Item Jul 28, 2016 02:03 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – Most snakes are harmless to humans. They pose no real threat, lack venom and are oftentimes very docile.
Only seven species of snake found in Oklahoma are venomous News Item Jul 28, 2016 01:59 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – The vast majority of the more than 40 species of snake found in Oklahoma are nonvenomous, but that does not mean they do not strike fear in many people.
The latest buzz on Zika and Oklahoma News Item Jul 28, 2016 10:54 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – Amid ongoing global concern around Zika and an anticipated spike in international travel with the Olympics set to kickoff in Brazil Aug. 5, Oklahoma State University experts are continuing to monitor mosquito populations across the state.
Sit back, relax and enjoy the show at your local county fair News Item Jul 27, 2016 02:01 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – The scent of smoked turkey legs and fried…anything really… fills the air as kids and adults alike scream and giggle like 4-year-olds at their first slumber party as they wildly spin around on the Tilt-A-Whirl.
OSU faculty member honored by PrecisionAg Institute News Item Jul 12, 2016 04:03 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – The PrecisionAg® Institute has recognized outstanding people, programs and organizations who have devoted their careers to technology designed to improve crop production stewardship, agronomy and efficiency for the past 10 years.
Temple Grandin to speak at OSU Women in Ag Conference News Item Jul 12, 2016 03:14 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – An impressive lineup of speakers and presenters will highlight this year’s Oklahoma Statewide Women in Agriculture and Small Business Conference slated Aug. 4-5 in Oklahoma City.
The incredible, edible hot dog News Item Jun 29, 2016 02:44 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – No respectable Fourth of July celebration is complete without hot dogs. You can have burgers and beer and chips and dip, watermelon, pop, vegetables trays and rice crispy treats. But without hot dogs, you’re simply not doing it right.
OSU to host Summer Fire Field Day in Perry News Item Jun 16, 2016 11:07 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – Prescribed burning during the summer months is just as, if not more, effective than the traditional spring burns.
The unique, interesting and strange creatures among us News Item Jun 15, 2016 01:44 PM Go outside. The final bell has rung and students across the state are out of school for the summer. Tell them to unplug from their gaming devices, cell phones, tablets and computers and go outside. There is a wild world out there.
New crop of white-tailed deer beginning to emerge News Item Jun 10, 2016 10:53 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – Most fawns in Oklahoma are about a month old at this point. Typically born in late May or early June, the first few weeks of their lives are fairly secretive.
Treating a poison ivy rash News Item Jun 01, 2016 09:47 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – There are too many old wives’ tales to count about how to get rid of poison ivy. Some of the more dangerous include using bleach, or even gasoline, to try and dry up any rashes caused by the plant.
Problems with poison ivy News Item Jun 01, 2016 09:43 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – Randy has been sitting quietly on his couch all weekend, watching a marathon of his favorite western movies on TV. When his alarm rings at 5 a.m. Monday morning, he is surprised to find a rash from poison ivy making his arm uncontrollably itchy.
Do not confuse poison ivy with imposters News Item Jun 01, 2016 09:40 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – Poison ivy is nasty, commands attention and needs to be dealt with through management practices. However, misidentifying other plants as the itch-causing agent is a common occurrence.
Leaflets of three, let it be News Item Jun 01, 2016 09:36 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – A rash, red blisters and uncontrollable itching. Those who have been impacted by poison ivy are familiar with what it can do. Those who have not should consider themselves lucky.
OSU researching bacteria to begin biofuel production process News Item Jun 01, 2016 09:11 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – The popular method of breaking down lignin to convert biomass into valuable biofuels and chemicals is done by using fungi. However, researchers at Oklahoma State University are turning that process on its head.
OSU’s Garey Fox recognized by Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence News Item May 23, 2016 09:32 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – For several decades the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence has been recognizing and encouraging academic excellence in Oklahoma’s public schools.
Finding the right balance of plants in the pond News Item May 12, 2016 09:29 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – Nothing kills the euphoric feeling of setting the hook on a monster bass more than reeling in a couple pounds of pond weeds. Pond owners and anglers alike need to understand there is a delicate balance between too many aquatic plants and too few.
Consider native species when selecting landscape trees News Item May 11, 2016 03:42 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – Nurseries and retail shops are selling trees left and right. Oklahomans are eager to add a little something to their landscapes, but they should be careful when making selections.
Twenty five percent of state’s agriculture production treading water News Item May 05, 2016 10:00 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – The evidence of drought is clear above ground. Lakes, rivers and creeks will be low, or completely dry. Wildlife will struggle to survive, and plants, including crops, will not grow.

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