• Country Lifestyle

    Howard Ranch: Noah and Wilton Howard

    By Judy Wade “The Ranching Corridor” is a name appropriately applied to Highway 70 as it traverses southern Jefferson County from east to west. Several large ranches lie adjacent to it. The Howard Ranch is [...]
  • Outdoors

    Grazing Oklahoma: Switchgrass

    By Rob Cook Characteristics: Switchgrass is a native, warm-season, perennial bunch grass. Mature height is about three to six feet tall. The leaves are up to 1/2-inch wide and six to 24 inches long. There [...]
  • Country Lifestyle

    FAPC offers back-to-school food safety tips

    By Melanie Jackson, FAPC Communications Graduate Assistant (Stillwater, Okla. – Aug. 16, 2017) With the beginning of a new school year, parents and caregivers may be concerned about whether children are eating the food in [...]
  • Home

    Wheat Diseases

    By Everett Brazil, III Oklahoma wheat producers saw several diseases impact their crop in the 2016-2017 season, with Oklahoma State University researchers identifying four primary issues: leaf rust, stripe rust, wheat streak mosaic (WSM) and [...]
  • Equine

    National Junior High School Finals Rodeo

    By Ddee Haynes On June 18-24, 2017 in Lebanon, Tenn., more than 1,100 junior high school cowgirls and cowboys from 46 states, Australia, British Columbia and Canada gathered to compete in one of the world’s [...]
  • Outdoors

    Upcoming Events Support Conservation

    Aug. 8, 2017-Several conservation-related events are scheduled in the coming weeks, with proceeds to be used by the organizers to support various wildlife and habitat-related activities. Those who would like to attend are urged to [...]
  • Country Lifestyle

    101 Ranch: Follow the Long, Dusty Trail

    By Laci Jones Where the rubble of a great ranch near Ponca City, Okla., remains, was once the site of America’s Largest Diversified Farm. Before 101 was branded on the first steer, before audience members [...]
  • Outdoors

    Drones for Wildlife Management

    By Russell A. Graves The feeling is scary and amazing all at the same time.  Within minutes of my new unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), or drone, arriving at my rural home north of Childress, Texas, [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    Rabies in Farm Animals

    By Barry Whitworth, DVM In the first half of 2017, four cases of rabies have been diagnosed in cattle in Oklahoma. When most people think of rabies, they have visions of a foaming at the [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    I Need Help

    By Ralph Chain I received a letter just a while back from a foundation that is receiving $20 million to help the farmers and ranchers survive. I can’t understand what the $20 million is going [...]
  • Country Lifestyle

    Online Exclusive: Dr. Fred Rule

    Dr. Fred Rule has spent more than 50 years as veterinarian in western Oklahoma. After graduating from Kansas State University in 1964, he traveled to Oklahoma to work in equine medicine. He and two other [...]
  • Country Lifestyle

    Lacey’s Pantry – Bang Bang Grilled Chicken

    By Lacey Newlin Total Time: 30 minutes Servings: 4-5 Ingredients 3-4 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts, cut into bite size pieces Olive Oil Bang Bang Sauce Ingredients 2 Tbsp Mayo 4 Tbsp Sour Cream 1 Tsp [...]
  • Country Lifestyle

    August 2017 Profile: Fred Rule

    Unwritten Rules of a Veterinarian By Laci Jones The phone rings. When Fred Rule, DVM, of Elk City, Okla., answered, the veterinarian of more than 50 years sprung into work-mode. The rancher on the opposite [...]
  • Outdoors

    Lizard License Plate Helps Horned Toads

    July 25, 2017-Oklahoma’s scorching summer temperatures may cause many wildlife to retreat, but species like the Texas horned lizard enjoy soaking in the sun’s rays. “Summer is the best season to watch for reptiles like [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    Foot Infections in Sheep and Goats

    By Barry Whitworth, DVM With all the rain that has been occurring, sheep and goat producers should be observing their flocks for signs of lameness. Lame sheep or goats could indicate a problem with footrot [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    Stocker cattle, wheat conference set for Aug.

    By Kay Ledbetter LAWTON, Okla. – With low wheat prices, stocker cattle options for farmers and ranchers take on more importance in the Rolling Plains of Texas and southwestern Oklahoma, said Dr. Emi Kimura, a [...]

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Howard Ranch: Noah and Wilton Howard

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By Judy Wade “The Ranching Corridor” is a name appropriately applied to Highway 70 as it traverses southern Jefferson County from east to west. Several large ranches lie adjacent to it. The Howard Ranch is […]
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May
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all-day Chisholm Trail 150th Anniversary... @ Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center
Chisholm Trail 150th Anniversary... @ Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center
May 5 – Sep 16 all-day
Celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Chisholm Trail with an exciting new exhibit at the Cherokee Strip Regional Heritage Center in Enid from May 5-Sept. 16. Step inside the J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation Gallery [...]
Aug
23
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9:00 am SOLA SALE @ Sola Livestock Market
SOLA SALE @ Sola Livestock Market
Aug 23 @ 9:00 am
Come on out every Wednesday at 9 a.m., where we will be selling calves, yearlings, bulls, pairs and cows. For additional information, visit www.solallc.com or call 580-436-5033.
Aug
25
Fri
all-day BRIDGES AUCTION & SALE CO. FARM ... @ Elgin, OK 73538
BRIDGES AUCTION & SALE CO. FARM ... @ Elgin, OK 73538
Aug 25 – Aug 26 all-day
Come on out to the Bridges Auction & Sale Company Farm Equipment Auction for a sale that cannot be beat on August 25-26. For more information, call 580-492-5260.
all-day Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association... @ Lazy E Arena
Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association... @ Lazy E Arena
Aug 25 – Aug 26 all-day
At the Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association Range Round Up, 12 different ranch teams from around the state compete in six events that attempt to encompass ranch life. This exciting competition, held at the legendary Lazy E [...]
Aug
29
Tue
all-day TULSA REINING CLASSIC @ Tulsa Expo Square
TULSA REINING CLASSIC @ Tulsa Expo Square
Aug 29 – Sep 3 all-day
The Tulsa Reining Classic is an action-packed display of equestrian skills at Tulsa Expo Square. Watch cowboys and cowgirls of all ages and abilities compete in a variety of challenging events that will keep you [...]
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