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- Remember proper injection sites when working calves
STILLWATER, Okla. – May is here and with it many cow-calf operations will be “working” the calves, castrating the males, immunizing one and all against blackleg, and in some situations, vaccinating the younglings for respiratory diseases.
- Continued strong domestic and export beef demand expected for cattle industry
STILLWATER, Okla. – The cattle industry in general and feedlots in particular have done a good job managing growing livestock supplies for most of the last year, helping to minimize supply pressure coming to bear on cattle markets in the coming months.
- Through tragedy, the Oklahoma standard shines bright
STILLWATER, Okla. – The Oklahoma standard. This is a phrase that weaves itself into conversations when Oklahomans are looking directly into the face of adversity – and even when they are not. Whether spoken by those who are in need of help, or those who are stepping up to lend a hand where needed, those three words describe the very fiber of each Oklahoman.
- Musk thistles may be a blooming weed problem for some Oklahoma pastures
PURCELL, Okla. – Musk thistle may present a certain showy appearance – red-purple flowers and very spiny leaves and stem – but it is a weed nonetheless, and therefore unwanted in pasture and range sites.
- Chinese market likely a key component to future expansion of U.S. beef exports
STILLWATER, Okla. – It has been sort of the ultimate tease to the U.S. beef industry since the fall of 2016: The Chinese government’s expressed willingness to open China to American-produced beef.
- OSU’s Dave Shideler receives regional recognition for his economic development efforts
STILLWATER, Okla. – Oklahoma State University agricultural economist Dave Shideler is the 2017 recipient of the Southern Agricultural Economics Association’s Extension Individual Program Award for his work in economic and rural development.