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Sep 04, 2014 2014 Fall Garden Concert Series kicks off Sept. 12
Students are back in school. Football season is underway and fall is in the air. There is no better way to celebrate than with some live music at The Botanic Garden at Oklahoma State University.
Dec 02, 2014 34th Annual Horticulture Industries Show slated Jan. 16-17
STILLWATER, Okla. – Oklahoma State University, together with the University of Arkansas, will sponsor the 34th Annual Oklahoma and Arkansas Horticulture Industries Show. Both gardening professionals and enthusiasts should mark their calendars for this information-packed two-day event slated Jan. 16-17, 2015, in Fort Smith, Arkansas. The event will take place at the Holiday Inn City Center, 700 Rogers Ave. The theme of the meeting is “Technology Solutions for Growers and Marketers.”
Nov 24, 2014 Anella named new director of The Botanic Garden at OSU
STILLWATER, Okla. – A professor at Oklahoma State University will be using what he has been teaching in the classroom in his new role at OSU.
Jul 18, 2014 Club members will shine at 93rd State 4-H Roundup
STILLWATER, Okla. – For 93 years, State 4-H Roundup has provided club members with an opportunity to learn, make new friends and enhance their life skills. This year will be no different.
Feb 28, 2014 Environmental law enforcement officer training slated in Anadarko
STILLWATER, Okla. – If you take a drive down the back roads of Oklahoma, it is likely you will find an illegal dump site. While they are unsightly, illegal, and can cause damage to the environment, they also are unattractive to those who might choose to move into a community.
Jul 15, 2014 Fall gardening season has arrived
STILLWATER, Okla. – Even though the temperature is hot and there are still summer vacations on the calendar, it is time to start thinking about planting your fall garden.
Nov 21, 2014 Food safe kitchen a must for holiday cooking
STILLWATER, Okla. – The ingredients for all of the favorite family recipes have been purchased. The special dishes are washed and ready to go. But before the cooking begins, make sure you have a “food safe” kitchen for the big feast.
Sep 09, 2014 Food safety will help ensure a great tailgate party
STILLWATER, Okla. – Even though the temperatures may still be a bit on the warm side, fall is in the air, and that means one thing across the state of Oklahoma – it is football season.
Jul 08, 2014 Get creative to consume enough fruits and vegetables
STILLWATER, Okla. – Although most people know they should eat more fruits and vegetables each day, many do not.
Nov 19, 2014 Keep your plants from freezing this winter
STILLWATER, Okla. –Oklahoma has already dealt with several days below the freezing mark. So as you pull out that extra coat or throw another log on the fire to keep warm, remember to protect your shallow-rooted plants as well.
Nov 11, 2014 Kitchen myths busted
STILLWATER, Okla. – There are many actions we take in the kitchen in the name of food safety. But are these ideas fact or fiction? It is time to debunk some popular kitchen myths.
Dec 11, 2014 Landscape needs irrigation during the winter season
STILLWATER, Okla. – Oklahomans already have seen some snow and freezing temperatures, and winter has not officially arrived. While homeowners and gardening enthusiasts may want to stay bundled up indoors, it is important not to forget about your landscape.
Sep 19, 2014 Longwood Gardens executive director on OSU campus Oct. 2
STILLWATER, Okla. – The executive director of one of the country’s premier botanical gardens will present a public lecture at Oklahoma State University Oct. 2.
Oct 03, 2014 McNally to be inducted into National 4-H Hall of Fame
STILLWATER, Okla. – Leader. Innovator. Influencer. Patricia (Pat) McNally has set the bar high for other 4-H professionals, making a lasting impact and influencing others on state and national 4-H levels.
Oct 17, 2014 National Youth Science Day great learning experience for 4-H’ers
STILLWATER, Okla. – If you looked toward the sky north of Stillwater recently and saw paper rockets being launched, your eyes were not playing tricks on you.
Dec 08, 2014 New geology curriculum available through 4-H program
STILLWATER, Okla. – There can be some advantages to playing with rocks, especially if you are an Oklahoma 4-H’er.
Mar 18, 2014 New program targets the high school dropout rate
STILLWATER, Okla. - It is no secret the key to success is a solid education. However, what many people do not realize is just how pervasive the problem is and how much it costs society through losses in revenues, increased expenditures in social programs and decreases in our nation’s productivity.
Nov 24, 2014 OSU offers in-depth view of agriculture through ‘Farm to Fork’ Massive Open Online Course
Bailey Norwood, associate professor in the department of agricultural economics for the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at Oklahoma State University, will be using the latest teaching methods to take learning to a new level with a Massive Open Online Course titled Farm to Fork: A Panoramic View of Agriculture.
May 02, 2014 OSU students take top honors in design competition
STILLWATER, Okla. – What do you get when you combine the creativity of a group of horticulture and landscape architecture students and the enthusiasm of third graders? You get an award-winning design idea.
Oct 08, 2014 OSU to host global horticulture conference
STILLWATER, Okla. – Gardening enthusiasts who are interested in learning more about horticulture from around the world can do so without having to get a passport or deal with jet lag.
Dec 16, 2014 Pet safety a must during the holiday season
STILLWATER, Okla. – The holiday season is a holly, jolly time for the entire family, including your furry family members. Unfortunately, a sick pet can quickly take the ho ho ho right out of your celebration.
Nov 11, 2014 Pets need shelter from the winter weather
STILLWATER, Okla. – With the temperature now dipping below the freezing mark, Oklahoma residents are pulling out the flannel sheets, bumping up the thermostat or tossing a couple of extra logs in the fireplace in an effort to keep warm.
Dec 04, 2014 Poinsettias add a splash of color to the holiday season
STILLWATER, Okla. – Now that the leftover turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie have been eaten, many people are decorating for the holiday season. Just about everywhere you look there are signs of Christmas. Neighborhood homes are bathed in festive lights and Christmas tunes are being piped through the sound systems of department stores.
Nov 05, 2014 Protect bulbs from pesky critters
STILLWATER, Okla. – As the weather begins to cool down, homeowners may notice the squirrels and other rodents in their yards are gathering food before winter sets in.
Nov 24, 2014 Ramsey honored with Distinguished Teaching Award
Jon Ramsey, Oklahoma State University Department of Agricultural Education, Communications and Leadership assistant professor and director of student teaching, was recently recognized with the American Association for Agricultural Education Western Region Distinguished Teaching Award at the AAAE Western Region Annual Conference and Research Meeting.
Dec 02, 2014 The Botanic Garden at OSU is seeking garden enthusiasts
STILLWATER, Okla. – If you are a gardening enthusiast who is looking to learn more about gardening or willing to share your gardening knowledge while serving your community, then look no further. The Botanic Garden at Oklahoma State University is just the place for you.
Dec 09, 2014 Tool maintenance now saves time in the spring
STILLWATER, Okla. – Now that Oklahoma is experiencing some winter weather, gardening activities have been slowing down just a bit.
Oct 30, 2014 Make safety a priority to ensure Halloween fun
STILLWATER, Okla. – Children all across the country are eagerly anticipating the ultimate candy holiday as Halloween approaches. However, amongst all of the excitement, keeping safety in mind is crucial.

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