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Tulsa State Fair Night of Champions Caps Off 2023 Market Animal Show

One Hundred Fifty of the top placing 4-H and FFA members and their animals “Made the Stage” at the 2023 Tulsa State Fair on Wednesday evening. The Tulsa State Fair and the Tulsa State Fair Ringmasters presented over $400,000 in monetary awards to those that were honored at the Ford Truck Arena. The Grand Champion …

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Farm and Ranch News for March 3, 2023, with KC Sheperd

Biden’s WOTUS Part Two: Deep Dive with Attorney Charles Yates

Associate Farm Editor, Reagan Calk, is back talking with Charles Yates, attorney at Pacific Legal Foundation and attorney in the Sackett v. EPA case, for a part two of a deep dive on Biden’s WOTUS (Waters of the United States.) This time, Yates talks about the new WOTUS rule and how it impacts private landowners …

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Ag in the Classroom, O Christmas Tree Lessons

We hope that the next three weeks or so go by very quickly for you and your students!  During the business of this time of year, take a minute to check out our lessons about Christmas trees!  Yes, there is an agricultural connection to Christmas trees.  Our agency is the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food, …

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Forecast for Thanksgiving Looks Mild So far

Its been chilly since the cold front blew in back on November 10th. According to State Climatologist Gary McManus, “This is the most serious below-normal period we’ve seen in the state since…well, we haven’t seen anything like this in the state since probably Feb. 2021” McManus said we have seen periods where we were colder, …

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Ag in the Classroom’s Geography of Thanksgiving Dinner

Don’t miss the opportunity to explore the source of common Thanksgiving foods. Students can also discover what their Thanksgiving dinner might look like if they only had locally grown foods available. Did You Know? Background Agricultural Connections Thanksgiving is a traditional American holiday celebrated in November. The holiday has historical roots to the early pilgrims …

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High Diesel Prices Put Strain on Farmers

The average price of diesel is $5.32 per gallon, more than $1.50 above the same time last year. While prices are below the $5.81 peak in June, the high cost of fuel is hitting farmers hard as they navigate the fall harvest season. American Farm Bureau Federation economists analyzed the factors driving up fuel prices …

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