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2016

Sep 27, 2016 OSU igniting the interest of Jenks High School students
STILLWATER, Okla. – Normally, a fire on high school property would result in plenty of screaming and panicked students running for their lives. However, a recent fire at Jenks High School, which was lit by Oklahoma State University personnel, was greeted with “ooooos” and “awwwwws.”
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Oct 10, 2016 Teal Pumpkin Project provides alternative for trick-or-treaters
STILLWATER, Okla. – “Trick or treat, smell my feet. Give me something good to eat.” While this chant is familiar to many youngsters who go trick-or-treating, food allergies may leave some children feeling left out of the fun.
Oct 13, 2016 Greenhouse gas emissions from beef production only 1.9 percent of U.S. total
STILLWATER, Okla. – When it comes to protecting the environment, blaming greenhouse gas emission problems on beef cattle or people who like a good steak is a claim that has little basis in fact.
Nov 02, 2016 Extension grant program increasing fresh, healthy foods in local communities
An apple a day might indeed keep the doctor away, but it is a well-established fact that not everyone has regular access to healthy meal and snack options. A number of local communities in Oklahoma are working to change that reality, though, and a grant program created through the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service is helping to fuel those efforts.
Nov 10, 2016 Value-added cattle program helps producers boost the bottom line
Oklahoma cattle producers looking for a competitive advantage should consider a trip to Ellis County to participate in the annual OK Steer Feedout.
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Nov 17, 2016 Turkey has cherished history as part of Thanksgiving celebration
STILLWATER, Okla. – Thanksgiving has been a national holiday in the United States since 1863, when President Abraham Lincoln declared it so. And from that time, the turkey has been the pinnacle of the Thanksgiving feast.
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Nov 30, 2016 Life lessons in the woods
STILLWATER, Okla. – He plays soccer, basketball and baseball. He’s not a bad golfer and takes pride in being tough to tackle on the football field.
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Dec 08, 2016 Reduce, reuse and recycle are the best gifts for the environment
STILLWATER, Okla. – ‘Tis the season to be … trashy? While wrapping paper flies through the air as children tear into much-anticipated gifts, and special foods are prepared for a holiday feast, Americans are generating a whole lot more waste during this festive season than any other time of the year.
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Dec 16, 2016 Oklahoma Foundation Seed Stocks an important part of the farm to fork chain
STILLWATER, Okla. – It’s a safe assumption everyone cares – at least a little bit – about the source of the food that finds its way to the dinner table each night. If that’s the case, then Oklahomans should care a lot about Oklahoma Foundation Seed Stocks.
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