Grazing Oklahoma: Musk Thistle

January 12, 2018 0

By Mike Proctor Characteristics: Musk thistle is an introduced forb with abundant spines and large pink flowers. It is a biennial, which means it lives for two years. Mature plants can reach more than six […]

Grazing Oklahoma: Old World Bluestems

December 22, 2017 0

By: Rob Cook, Noble Research Institute pasture and range consultant/ Characteristics: Old world bluestems are introduced, warm-season, perennial bunch grasses. Mature height is about two to four feet tall. The leaves are up to 3/16-inch […]

Grazing Oklahoma: Bois d’arc

November 24, 2017 0

By Josh Gaskamp Characteristics: Bois d’arc, also called Osage orange or horse-apple, is a small to medium-sized deciduous tree. Before Christopher Columbus, its range was largely restricted to the Southern Great Plains of Oklahoma, Texas […]

Grazing Oklahoma: Big Bluestem

October 13, 2017 0

By Rob Cook Characteristics: Big bluestem is a native, warm-season, perennial bunch grass. At maturity, it can grow to about three to six feet tall. The leaves can grow up to 3/8-inch wide and six […]

Oklahoma State Parks: Hugo Lake State Park

September 15, 2017 0

By Laci Jones Tucked away in southeastern Oklahoma lies a state park known for its recreational opportunities. With 110 miles of shoreline, Hugo Lake State Park is a popular state park for cabin rentals. Conveniently […]

Grazing Oklahoma: Common Sunflower

September 1, 2017 0

By Josh Gaskamp Characteristics: Common sunflower is an annual, warm-season forb native to North America. It can occasionally grow taller than 12 feet high in moist, nutrient-rich soils, but commonly reaches five to 10 feet […]

Quail, Dove Focus for Field Day Sept. 8

August 22, 2017 0

Aug. 22, 2017-Landowners can improve game bird populations on their land when they employ management techniques that have proven successful for that purpose. To help landowners make a positive difference, the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife […]

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