An Interesting Year for the Oklahoma Climate

July 17, 2019 0
By Everett Brazil III The Southern Great Plains has seen a cool, wet spring, driven by El Nino conditions that led to record rainfall in May and hampering wheat harvest and crop planting. While the […]

New Paraquat Requirements

June 4, 2019 0
By Everett Brazile III Paraquat has long been used as a broad-spectrum herbicide, as it attacks a variety of weeds across the state. Applicators using the herbicide will now have to follow additional requirements for […]

From Tree to Table

June 4, 2019 0
It began in the mid-1980s when, alongside their father Len, Justin and Jared Miller began to grow and harvest pecans. As their knowledge of the industry grew, the brothers worked to evolve and expand the […]

Biosecurity at the Farm Level

May 30, 2019 0
Barry Whitworth, DVM Area Food/Animal Quality and Health Specialist for Eastern Oklahoma  Recent events such as African Swine Fever in China, Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea at the Oklahoma Youth Expo and Virulent Newcastle Disease in California […]

Downer Cows

April 1, 2019 0
By Barry Whitworth, DVM Area Food/Animal Quality and Health Specialist for Eastern Oklahoma Most cattle producers at some point will have to deal with a downer cow. The experience is often frustrating for a variety […]

A Steady Tradition

April 1, 2019 0
More than a century ago, a rugged, wild, and western stretch of land became, seemingly overnight, the site of Oklahoma’s first major industry. Its legacy began shortly after statehood in 1907. Oklahoma City Chamber of […]

It’s Calving Time

February 6, 2019 0
Barry Whitworth, DVM Area Food/Animal Quality and Health Specialist for Eastern Oklahoma On many beef cattle operations, the month of February is the beginning of the calving season. In the United States, nearly 60 percent […]

The Real McCoy

February 4, 2019 0
Growing up in southwestern Iowa, Denny McCoy has always been a cowboy. He’s a second generation rough stock rider, having learned the ropes from his father, Joe, and when offered a rodeo scholarship at Oklahoma […]
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