The Longhorns

July 18, 2018 0
By Ralph Chain We started raising Longhorns in 1964. We bought our first Longhorns in the Centennial Drive, a celebration of the 100-year drive from Texas to Dodge City, Kan. We bought two cows and […]

New World Screwworm

July 14, 2018 0
By Barry Whitworth, DVM In October 2016 the United States Department of Agriculture confirmed the presence of screwworms in the Florida Keys. The initial case was found in a Key deer. In January 2017 the […]

OACD Leadership Class

July 11, 2018 0
By Chris Cox Social movements are a lot like agricultural operations. An idea, much like a seed, has to be nurtured, cultivated and grown into something that people can believe in and grasp. Movements, again […]

CARE

June 25, 2018 0
Conservation & Agriculture Reach Everyone By Sarah Blaney Oklahoma is home to more than 18,000 Native American, African-American, Hispanic-American and Asian-American farmers and ranchers. The majority of the minority producers in Oklahoma are Native-American and […]

Specialty Crops

June 15, 2018 0
By Everett Brazil, III Oklahoma has a variety of crops grown throughout the state, which includes cotton, corn, wheat, sorghum, soybeans and canola. They have long proven themselves as viable for production on the Southern […]

The Fires Raged On

June 12, 2018 0
By Ddee Haynes It had been more than two months since any moisture fell in western Oklahoma. The winds were fierce for weeks and the lack of moisture caused the grass and forage to become […]

The Fire

June 7, 2018 0
By Ralph Chain I have seen a lot of things happen in my lifetime. While most were good, I have seen some things that were not so good. One of those was the terrible fire […]

Disaster Prep

June 5, 2018 0
By Barry Whitworth, DVM Chances are that livestock producers at some time or another will be affected by a disaster such as a flood, tornado, drought or wildfire. Whatever the disaster, the challenge of any […]

A Tenacious Leader

May 21, 2018 0
Jimmy Emmons receives the Leopold Conservation Award By Chris Cox and Sarah Blaney In Oklahoma, conservation plays a key role in just about every farming and ranching operation. Soil health and water conservation practices help […]
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