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Retail prices for U.S. beef dependent on a host of economic factors

Retail prices for U.S. beef dependent on a host of economic factors

STILLWATER, Oklahoma – Retail beef prices are expected to decrease in 2018 given additional supplies, putting additional pressure on wholesale beef prices as well as fed and feeder cattle prices.

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Cow-calf producers should start obtaining colostrum now

Cow-calf producers should start obtaining colostrum now

STILLWATER, Oklahoma – Cow-calf operators should start locating, obtaining and storing several doses of colostrum or colostrum replacer sure to come in handy before the first heifers start to go into labor this spring.

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Providing for the nutritional needs of older horses may require management changes

Providing for the nutritional needs of older horses may require management changes

STILLWATER, Oklahoma – We are what we eat, goes the old cliché, and the saying is as true for horses as for people, especially as the years pile up.

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Region’s premier canola event set for 2018 in Enid

Region’s premier canola event set for 2018 in Enid

ENID, Oklahoma – Agricultural producers interested in learning how to maximize their canola production and profitability should register now to attend the Jan. 19 Canola College in Enid.

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Positive news for all meats in OSU’s December 2017 Food Demand Survey

Positive news for all meats in OSU’s December 2017 Food Demand Survey

STILLWATER, Oklahoma – Consumers’ willingness-to-pay experienced a not unexpected bump as the holiday season kicked into gear, with steak seeing the largest percent increase among meat products compared to one month ago.

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OSU students abuzz at learning from nationally award-winning entomology teacher Wyatt Hoback

OSU students abuzz at learning from nationally award-winning entomology teacher Wyatt Hoback

STILLWATER, Oklahoma – A spider wasp, scorpion and other creepy crawlies of the “extremely painful sting” variety had been elected by Wyatt Hoback’s Oklahoma State University entomology class: the stinging sensation winning the majority of the 270 student votes cast would get to puncture the teacher.

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January report to verify suspicions about U.S. beef cow herd inventory

January report to verify suspicions about U.S. beef cow herd inventory

STILLWATER, Oklahoma – The annual U.S. cattle inventory numbers in the January report are eagerly anticipated, not only to confirm what happened to the nation’s beef cow herd in 2017 but for indications of what lies ahead in 2018.

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Oklahoma Irrigation Conference set for March 8 in Weatherford

Oklahoma Irrigation Conference set for March 8 in Weatherford

WEATHERFORD, Oklahoma – Southern Plains agricultural producers looking to get the most out of their water-use investment should register now to attend the March 8 Oklahoma Irrigation Conference in Weatherford.

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OSU rolls out mobile Grain Bin Safety trailer

OSU rolls out mobile Grain Bin Safety trailer

STILLWATER, Okla. – It is a typical day on the farm and a local farmer is rushing to get everything checked off his list when the grain stops flowing from the storage bin. Like many times before, he hops in to break up any big clumps clogging up the system.

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Awareness and record-keeping important to ensuring well-being of elderly horses

Awareness and record-keeping important to ensuring well-being of elderly horses

STILLWATER, Oklahoma – Improvements in health care and nutrition have increased the lifespan of horses and their number of useful years, but management decisions about an elderly equine’s well-being remain a largely individualized focus.

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