Digital Dermatitis

February 23, 2018 0
By Barry Whitworth, DVM All cattle producers at some time will deal with a lame bull, cow, or calf.  Bovine lameness is associated with lost production, reproductive inefficiency, premature culling, and increase cost due to […]

Regenerative Agriculture

February 21, 2018 0
By Sarah Blaney and Greg Scott Regenerative agriculture is a term coined in the early 1970s by Robert Rodale of the Rodale Institute as “a holistic systems approach to farming that encourages continual innovation for […]

Dicamba Certification

February 5, 2018 0
By Everett Brazil, III Due in part to recent EPA label changes, product training is required for the use of dicamba herbicide on BollGard II XtendFlex Cotton and Roundup Ready 2 Xtend Soybeans in the […]

The Importance of Copper in Beef Cattle Reproduction

January 19, 2018 0
By Barry Whitworth, DVM According to Dr. Keith Bailey, the director of the Oklahoma Animal Disease and Diagnostic Laboratory (OADDL), copper deficiency has been a common finding in late term cattle abortions and stillbirths over […]

The Status of Cotton

January 10, 2018 0
By Everett Brazil, III Cotton acres have slowly been on the rise in Oklahoma for the past few seasons, pushed by an increasing cotton market and decreasing grain prices, especially wheat and corn. The 2017 […]

No Rest for the Farmer & Rancher

January 3, 2018 0
By Ralph Chain It is one of the busiest times of the year. I can’t believe how much work and worry go in to having a Red Angus Sale. We are also drilling wheat, rye […]

Curiosity: A New Year’s Resolution

January 1, 2018 0
By Sarah Blaney Confession. I am awful at New Year’s resolutions. Exercise more, write hand-written letters, worry less, be patient, finally visit that family member. In an ideal world, we would set these goals, write […]

Cash Crops are King

December 27, 2017 0
The SREC researches the best cropping systems for producers By Everett Brazil, III Cotton has long been the dominant crop in Southwest Oklahoma. Many area communities, such as Hollis, Altus and Carnegie, were built through […]

Weekly Market Report: 12/8/17

December 12, 2017 0
By Trent Milacek KC wheat continues to set new contract lows closing at $4.18/bu. on Friday. Opportunities to price new crop wheat remain elusive as the market fails to move higher. The last run stalled […]

Weekly Market Report: 12/1/17

December 5, 2017 0
By Trent Milacek Feeder cattle prices have followed the anticipated price pattern that was detailed in previous reports. The final “shoulder” is formed, traced by the black curve, and prices are at support near $150/cwt. […]
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