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Senator Lankford Reacts to President Biden’s State of the Union Address

Click below to watch the full response from Senator James Lankford

Step Into Spring with this Free Workshop from OSU Extension

Spring is right around the corner so it’s time to start getting ready for the spring growing season! In this free workshop we will cover: – Preparing the vegetable garden for the growing season– Cool Season vegetable selections & growing tips– Choosing plants for spring interest– Tree & shrub plantings tips and techniques– Pro-active pest …

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U.S. Wheat Associates Board of Directors Elects New Officers for 2023/24 Includes Oklahoman Michael Peters

 The U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) board of directors elected new officers for the organization’s 2023/24 (July to June) fiscal year at their meeting Feb. 3, 2023, in Washington, D.C. The board elected Jim Pellman of McClusky, N.D., as Secretary-Treasurer; Clark Hamilton of Ririe, Idaho, as Vice Chairman; Michael Peters of Okarche, Okla., as Chairman; and …

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OBC Launches Oklahoma Beef Directory

The Oklahoma Beef Council is developing a directory of ranches that sell beef direct from their farm. Oklahoma ranchers who market beef directly from their farm on a consistent basis are encouraged to sign up to be on the directory at this link: https://www.oklabeef.org/directorysignup. “We’ve been getting more questions from consumers who are looking to …

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Winter Weather Arrives in the State with Thunder Sleet, Cold Temps and Round 2 on the Way

Strange weather we are having here today, even for Oklahoma! Much of the state woke up to “Thunder Sleet” With heavy showers of sleet falling, thunder, and lightning. State Climatologist Gary McManus says this is the first wave, “We start off our winter storm with waves of sleet and freezing rain today, get another dose …

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What’s the Deal with ERP Phase 2?

Welcome to the January 27, 2023 issue of “Cotton News,” a service provided by Plains Cotton Growers Inc. for the cotton industry in the Texas High Plains and beyond. What’s the Deal with ERP Phase 2? Phase 2 of the Emergency Relief Program (ERP) has been talked about for months with the anticipation that the …

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New Standalone Status for Medical Marijuana Agency is Heading the Right Direction 

At the Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association’s 2023 winter policy meeting, Senior Farm and Ranch Broadcaster, Ron Hays, got the chance to visit with the Executive Director of the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority, Adria Berry, about the latest on all things marijuana-related in Oklahoma.  The OMMA, Berry said, has been a stand-alone agency since November 1st of …

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Oklahoman Selected for Prestigious National Leadership Program

Nineteen swine industry professionals from across the nation have been accepted into the 2023 Pork Leadership Institute (PLI). The year-long training experience jointly hosted by the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) and the National Pork Board (NPB) consists of multiple learning sessions, including two trips to Washington, D.C., and an international experience focused on exports. …

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Winter Storm Could Bring Much-Needed Moisture to the State

A winter Storm is brewing and could bring some pretty good snow to the state. According to State Climatologist Gary McManus, “Some folks could see a LOT more (or less, obviously) with convective elements within the broader storm possible, meaning thunder-snow. Again, lots has to happen to get all these things working in the same …

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Annual Voter Registration Statistics–Voter List Maitenance Conducted

An official voter registration report by the Oklahoma State Election Board shows 2,225,086 people are registered to vote as of January 15, 2023. The annual report comes days after the State Election Board conducted its statutorily-required voter list maintenance process, removing inactive voters and duplicate voters. Current numbers show Republicans make up 51.9% of registered …

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