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 […]

FAPC launches mobile app focused on food safety

July 6, 2017 0
By Melanie Jackson, FAPC Communications Graduate Assistant (Stillwater, Okla. – July 6, 2017) Oklahoma State University’s Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center is providing food safety information at users’ fingertips with a new […]

Six steps to a successful vegetable garden

June 14, 2017 0
By Trisha Gedon Communications Specialist Agricultural Communications Services Oklahoma State University A thick slice of tomato, picked fresh from the vine, is a great addition to almost any sandwich. Throw on a leaf or two […]

Trichomoniasis

October 28, 2016 0
By Barry Whitworth The sexually transmitted cattle disease Trichomoniasis or Trich continues to be a problem in Oklahoma. The disease, which is known to cause infertility and abortions in cattle, is occurring at a slightly […]

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 […]

Foot Rot in Cattle

April 29, 2016 0
Foot Rot in Cattle Barry Whitworth, DVM With all the rain that continues to fall in most of the state and the weather service predicting above normal chance for precipitation over the next few months, […]

What’s Grass Tetany?

April 4, 2016 0
By Marty New Grass tetany, also known as grass staggers, wheat pasture poisoning, and hypomagnesia, is a magnesium deficiency of ruminants usually associated with grazing cool-season grasses during spring. It is most prevalent among older […]

Horse Pasture Management

March 22, 2016 0
By Laci Jones Horse owners are eager to turn their horses out to graze and exercise as spring weather arrives, but is their pasture ready? “If managed correctly and well, pastures can be a great […]

Playing with Fire

March 2, 2016 0
By Laci Jones The smell of fire fills the air. It is that time of year again—prescribed burning. Prescribed burning is a management practice for landowners to safely reduce excess amounts of brush, shrubs and […]