2016-2017 Wheat Trials

September 4, 2017 0
By Everett Brazil, III Oklahoma State University small grains scientists perform much research on new and experimental grain varieties across the state each year, taking advantage of research stations as well as cooperating with producers […]

Weekly Market Report: 8/25/17

August 28, 2017 0
By Trent Milacek The August cattle on feed report showed a 4 percent increase over last year. Placements increased by 3 percent and marketings were up 4 percent. Live cattle prices continue sideways trade showing […]

Wheat Diseases

August 14, 2017 0
By Everett Brazil, III Oklahoma wheat producers saw several diseases impact their crop in the 2016-2017 season, with Oklahoma State University researchers identifying four primary issues: leaf rust, stripe rust, wheat streak mosaic (WSM) and […]

Foot Infections in Sheep and Goats

July 21, 2017 0
By Barry Whitworth, DVM With all the rain that has been occurring, sheep and goat producers should be observing their flocks for signs of lameness. Lame sheep or goats could indicate a problem with footrot […]

Stocker cattle, wheat conference set for Aug.

July 19, 2017 0
By Kay Ledbetter LAWTON, Okla. – With low wheat prices, stocker cattle options for farmers and ranchers take on more importance in the Rolling Plains of Texas and southwestern Oklahoma, said Dr. Emi Kimura, a […]

Bovine Tuberculosis

May 31, 2017 0
By Barry Whitworth In 1917, Congress appropriated the money to begin the State-Federal Cooperative Bovine Tuberculosis Eradication Program. The program was started to reduce the number of human tuberculosis cases that were the result of […]

Avian Influenza

May 1, 2017 0
By Barry Whitworth On March 5, 2017, the United States Department of Agriculture Animal Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS) announced that a commercial chicken breeder flock in Lincoln County, Tennessee, was infected with Highly Pathogenic […]

Marek’s Disease in Backyard Chickens

April 7, 2017 0
By Barry Whitworth Raising backyard chickens has become very popular in Oklahoma. Some people desire a better understanding of how their food is produced. Others like the rewarding experience of going out in the backyard […]

Urolithiasis in Small Ruminants

March 13, 2017 0
By Barry Whitworth Urolithiasis, commonly called urinary calculi, is a condition familiar to most small ruminant producers. Urolithiasis is the formation of calculi or stones in the urinary tract. The urinary tract includes the kidneys, […]
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