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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.
Animals cannot digest plastic, either News Item May 02, 2016 09:22 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – Birthday, wedding and graduation celebrations often include releasing helium balloons. What a sight to see as the balloons are released to gently float away.
Shorebirds struggling to make 10,000-mile migration trip News Item Apr 20, 2016 01:22 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – Pack your bags. You are joining up with a group of shorebirds on the nearly 10,000-mile, one-way trip from the southern tip of South America to Alaska.
Oklahoma resiliency on display News Item Apr 20, 2016 11:00 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – Oklahoma has developed a propensity to demonstrate an incredible amount of resolve over the years.
Active Oklahoma wildfire season: Will it continue? News Item Apr 11, 2016 01:39 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – Oklahoma sometimes receives a lot of moisture from El Nino during the winter and spring seasons, but that is not the case so far in 2016. Rather, the state has experienced very limited rainfall, as there has been a dominant ridge of high pressure over the western United States.
Dams are key to successful ponds News Item Apr 07, 2016 03:15 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – The key to a good pond is keeping aquatic growth controlled, a healthy population of fish and a high quality of water. Are we forgetting something?
OSU Range Club earns national recognition among peers News Item Apr 05, 2016 08:16 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – For the members of the Oklahoma State University Range Club it is about networking, but it is always nice to bring home a little hardware in the process.
OSU brings in Darcy Lecturer to speak about the future of water research News Item Mar 28, 2016 03:29 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – Scientists use data to build models, which in turn are used to make predictions of future outcomes. Once a single model is identified sometimes new data does not fit in, so the model is discarded and the process may begin again.
OSU welcomes Jim Ansley as new NREM department head News Item Mar 23, 2016 08:29 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – Jim Ansley wears many hats. Sometimes it’s a Denver Broncos hat. Sometimes it’s a bicycle helmet and other times he puts on his Titleist hat and goes golfing. His most recent hat, however, is America’s Brightest Orange and displays three letters across the front – OSU.
OSU to host Prescribed Burn Field Day near Kingfisher News Item Mar 22, 2016 02:08 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – Insecurities about prescribed fire will go up in smoke after Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension specialists explain the ins and outs of the practice during the Prescribed Burn Field Day March 28.
Avoid planting invasive species into your landscapes News Item Mar 21, 2016 01:33 PM STILLWATER, Okla. – They sprinkle the landscape with blasts of white flowers and serve as a reminder that spring is here. Their beautiful blooms are appealing to the eye, not so much the nose, but definitely the eye.
Online prescribed fire training offers many benefits News Item Mar 08, 2016 08:18 AM STILLWATER, Okla. – Nearly 400 people representing private landowners, federal agencies, state agencies, universities, nongovernmental agencies, tribes and fire departments are taking advantage of a program offered by Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension.

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