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A fresh approach to fighting hunger

STILLWATER, Okla. – Jeff Marlow can tell you 100 different ways to repurpose that rotisserie chicken you picked up at the local grocery store. A unique skill, it’s one he calls on frequently in his role as executive chef at the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma.

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OSU alumna and Extension economist Damona Doye awarded her profession’s highest honor

STILLWATER, Okla. – It is widely considered the most prestigious official honor in academia, to be recognized for one’s lifetime achievement by being named a Fellow by one’s professional organization.

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Mentor program expands mission

STILLWATER, Okla. – Gathered in a conference room in Martin Regional Library in Tulsa, surrounded by their friends and family, local high school students were battling it out “Shark Tank” style.

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Co-parenting class helps show dads the importance of reading to kids

STILLWATER, Okla. – What happens when you combine some children’s books with helpful, research-based information and put it all in a fun, handmade book bag made from a recycled t-shirt? Some fathers in Garfield County know the answer, thanks to the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service and F.R.E.D., which means Fathers Reading Every Day.

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The fifth generation takes the helm of one family’s farming operation

The fifth generation takes the helm of one family’s farming operation

On a bright, warm and breezy June afternoon, Caddo County wheat producer Brittany Krehbiel stood confidently and comfortably in front of her combine parked on the edge of a portion of the family farm called Section 21 and beamed.

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March 7 wildfires left indelible mark, and yet no mark at all

March 7 wildfires left indelible mark, and yet no mark at all

BUFFALO, Okla. – “And this too shall pass away” is an old adage about the human condition, and one that sums up so much about the March 7 wildfires that devastated numerous lives and more than 330,000 acres in Beaver, Harper and Woodward counties.

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Fourth of July forever linked to hot dogs

Fourth of July forever linked to hot dogs

STILLWATER, Okla. – The creation of the hot dog dates back more than 500 years. It wasn’t until the 1860s, however, that German immigrants in New York began to sell wieners from a pushcart.

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New competition at Oklahoma State Fair brings teamwork to the table

STILLWATER, Okla. – Oklahoma 4-H’ers spend a lot of time preparing their exhibits for the local, county and state fairs. They’re perfecting that loaf of bread. Some of taking care of livestock they plan to exhibit in the show ring. Others are hoping to grow that perfect zucchini or pumpkin in hopes of bringing home a blue ribbon.

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Think you’ve got sick cattle? It’s time to play DARTs

Think you’ve got sick cattle? It’s time to play DARTs

STILLWATER, Okla. – It is relatively easy to determine when a dependent child is sick as they often just tell you or moan pitifully, but what about livestock who are dependent upon cattle producers to correctly ascertain their well-being? It can be tough to tell a moo from a moan.

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Technology helping ag to flourish

Technology helping ag to flourish

STILLWATER, Okla. – It takes about nine months to raise a winter wheat crop and there isn’t much anyone can do to speed up Mother Nature. But, that doesn’t mean the unrelenting wave of technology sweeping every other conceivable industry on the planet has somehow missed agriculture.

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