Life of a Ranch Wife

January 1, 2018 0
By Lanna Mills Whether it be to keep things out, keep things in, or most often both, fence is a staple for today’s rancher. However, this wasn’t always the case. Fences were few and far […]

December 2018 Profile: Dick Carr

January 1, 2018 0
A Bull Rider’s Player By Laci Jones At 84-years-old, former professional bull rider Dick Carr believes in the power of prayer, especially when making his renowned bull ropes. At his home in Elk City, Okla., […]

Curiosity: A New Year’s Resolution

January 1, 2018 0
By Sarah Blaney Confession. I am awful at New Year’s resolutions. Exercise more, write hand-written letters, worry less, be patient, finally visit that family member. In an ideal world, we would set these goals, write […]

Oklahoma Indian Nations: Choctaw Nation

December 29, 2017 0
By Laci Jones Traditions and cultural heritage exceed language and art in Oklahoma Indian Nations like the Choctaw Nation. The Choctaw Nation stays true to their cultural heritage through agricultural practices. “We look at the […]

Cash Crops are King

December 27, 2017 0
The SREC researches the best cropping systems for producers By Everett Brazil, III Cotton has long been the dominant crop in Southwest Oklahoma. Many area communities, such as Hollis, Altus and Carnegie, were built through […]

Grazing Oklahoma: Old World Bluestems

December 22, 2017 0
By: Rob Cook, Noble Research Institute pasture and range consultant/rdcook@noble.org 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 […]

Lacey’s Pantry – Holly Cluster Cookies

December 20, 2017 0
By Lacey Newlin Holly Cluster Cookies My Aunt Jody has made the cookies every year for Christmas since before I can remember, and they have always been my favorite. She always makes extra so there […]

Backroad Bites: Ole Red

December 19, 2017 0
Tishomingo, Oklahoma By Kristi Hawks This month’s backroad bites adventure was only about 30 minutes from home, but we did travel on back highways through two small towns, over the Washita River, crossed a train […]

Laminitis: Part 2

December 15, 2017 0
Treatment and Prevention By Lauren Lamb As mentioned last month’s OKFR article, the key to having a successful outcome in a horse with acute laminitis is rapid diagnosis and aggressive therapy. As soon as you […]
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