Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
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.
STILLWATER, Okla. – The pecan industry is a booming business in Oklahoma with an average of about 18 million pounds being harvested every year.
STILLWATER, Okla. – Most snakes are harmless to humans. They pose no real threat, lack venom and are oftentimes very docile.
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.
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.
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.
STILLWATER, Okla. – With the end of summer in sight, plenty of families will be trying to squeeze in a vacation before a new school year begins. Wherever their travels take them, Oklahomans should be on the outlook for any uninvited guests in the form of bed bugs trying to tag along for the fun.
STILLWATER, Okla. – Beth Armstrong has always loved to read. When she moved from Norman, Oklahoma, to Tuttle, Oklahoma, in 2008, she was surprised to learn there was no public library available.
STILLWATER, Okla. – In the coming months, shoppers will begin to see a revamped Nutrition Facts Label stamped on packaged foods lining store shelves after the Food and Drug Administration approved a revised version of the label this spring.
LAHOMA, Okla. – Southern Plains producers who are interested in learning how to maximize canola crop productivity should plan now to attend one of two early August winter canola schools taking place in Oklahoma.