Noble Foundation Releases Ag Calculators, Utilities App

September 13, 2016 0
ARDMORE, Okla. — With continuous technology advancements, production agriculture is more efficient and mobile than ever before. As part of The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation’s focus on advancing agriculture, the organization has released a new […]

Fair Time

August 31, 2016 0
By Barry Whitworth September and October are fair months in Oklahoma. Most local county fairs take place in early September and are followed by the Oklahoma and the Tulsa state fairs which begin in mid-September […]

The Changing Harvest

August 19, 2016 0
By Ralph Chain I cannot believe how harvest has changed in my lifetime. I can remember when we started harvesting, we used an eight to ten-foot binder pulled by four head of mules. The binder […]

Nitrate Toxicity

August 17, 2016 0
By Marty New The goal of any producer is to have high quality livestock, but this cannot be done without high quality forage crops. To prevent death among the herd, cattle producers should monitor their […]

Prussic Acid Toxicity

July 27, 2016 0
By Barry Whitworth As the temperature rises and the ground gets drier, plants in the sorghum family may become toxic. A common scenario for a veterinarian is to receive a call from a frantic rancher […]

Alternative Livestock: The Emu

July 13, 2016 0
By Laci Jones Cattle. Pigs. Chickens. Emus? If you are looking for alternative livestock, emus may be exactly what you are looking for. Not to be confused with the ostrich from Africa, the emu is […]

Avoiding Heat Stress in Cattle

July 8, 2016 0
By Marty New As the temperatures continue to climb as we move into the hottest part of the summer, cattle producers need to be thinking about heat stress and how to minimize the effects due […]

Anaplasmosis

June 29, 2016 0
By Barry Whitworth Recently, Kansas State University held a symposium on anaplasmosis to talk about the disease. The summer of 2015 was a bad year for anaplasmosis in Kansas. According to Ram Raghavan, Ph.D. professor […]

Feeding America

June 21, 2016 0
By Ralph Chain At Chain Ranch, we have really been busy in April and May. I do not think people realize where all their food comes from. I think it should be required that all […]

A Different View

June 10, 2016 0
By Laci Jones It may not be a new method of spray application, but aerial spraying can save some time. Zac Smith, owner of Oscar Aerial Spraying in Grady, Okla., began his business six years […]
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