Oklahoma Rodeos

October 31, 2016 0
By Ddee Haynes It rained at the fairgrounds in Shawnee, Okla., on Sept. 11-12. All three rodeo arenas were standing in mud. Not just a little mud, but a lot of mud. However, the mud […]

Trichomoniasis

October 28, 2016 0
By Barry Whitworth The sexually transmitted cattle disease Trichomoniasis or Trich continues to be a problem in Oklahoma. The disease, which is known to cause infertility and abortions in cattle, is occurring at a slightly […]

November 2016 Profile: Shorty Koger

October 24, 2016 0
By Laci Jones For cowboys and cowgirls, no outfit is complete without a cowboy hat. Lavonna “Shorty” Koger, owner of Shorty’s Caboy Hattery in the historic Stockyard City, has 27 years of experience in setting […]

The Quarter Horse – An All-Around Athlete

October 24, 2016 0
By Krista Lucas Over many centuries, equine breeds have developed to meet new demands. Ponies, cold-bloods, warm-bloods and hot-bloods all have unique characteristics, with the warm-blood group being the largest to date. Warm-bloods consist of […]

Drawn Into Red Dirt By Respect

October 21, 2016 0
By Dillon Steen With a population of just over 12,000, Elk City does not have the name recognition such as Tulsa, Stillwater, etc., but you will find a man who has the love of music […]

Here Comes the Next Generation- Part 5

October 19, 2016 0
By Judy Wade Six-year-old K. J. Perkins stands 45 inches tall and weighs 43 pounds, but he doesn’t know he is a little guy.  He rides a big horse—14.2 hands—and competes with others much older […]

Endangered Whooping Cranes to Move Through State

October 17, 2016 0
Oct. 17, 2016-Each year, sportsmen, bird-watchers and other wildlife enthusiasts can join forces with the Wildlife Department to track federally-endangered whooping cranes as the birds migrate south. “We rely on the public to help us […]

Grazing Oklahoma – Johnsongrass

October 17, 2016 0
By Rob Cook Characteristics: Johnsongrass is an introduced, warm-season perennial grass with scaly rhizomes. Mature height is about 3 to 7 feet tall. The leaves are flat with a pronounced white midrib, are up to […]
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