Tag: OSU

OSU’s Jayson Lusk Looks to Prioritize Improved Research Facilities and Extension

Farm Director, KC Sheperd, is visiting with the Dean and Vice President of the Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at Oklahoma State University, Dr. Jayson Lusk, about New Frontiers Agricultural Hall and his priorities going forward. The construction of the New Frontiers Agricultural Hall is on track, Lusk said, as the new space …

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Farm and Ranch news for Friday, August 4, 2023, with KC Sheperd

Farm and Ranch news for June 30, 2023 with KC Sheperd

Women’s ag conference open to Participants Statewide

Oklahoma State University Extension will host the AgricultHer Women in Ag Conference June 30 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Eastern Oklahoma State College Student Center Ballroom in Wilburton. The conference registration deadline is June 14. Those interested in participating can obtain a registration form from their local county office or register online. The $30 registration …

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Unwanted pesticide disposal events set for McAlester and Kingfisher

Oklahoma State University’s Pesticide Safety Education Program will partner with the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry to host two unwanted pesticide disposal days in McAlester, Oklahoma, on April 25, and Kingfisher, Oklahoma, on April 27. The events will take place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Southeast Expo Center, 4500 West, …

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Registration Open for the 2023 Cattlewomen’s Boot Camp

Registration for the 2023 Cattlewomen’s Boot Camp is open! This three-day workshop will combine traditional educational programming with hands-on demonstrations and activities. Topic highlights include calf management, farm transitions, marketing, record-keeping and more. The 2023 Cattlewomen’s Boot Camp will take place at the Creek County Fairgrounds June 5-7. Registration is required. 2023 Event The 2022 …

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Taking a Look at Results from Pre-Plant Nitrogen Versus In-Season on Wheat Crops

At the OGI Wheat Meeting, Farm Director, KC Sheperd had the opportunity to visit with Oklahoma State University Extension Specialist for Precision Nutrient Management, Brian Arnall. Sheperd and Arnall talk about researching the impact of nitrogen application on pre-planting. “That data is over the last seven to ten years, and we are combining all my …

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Dr. Amy Hagerman Shares Survey Results on What Oklahoma Producers Really Think About Climate Change

At the 85th Annual OACD State Meeting, Farm Director, KC Sheperd, sat down with Extension Specialist for Agriculture and Food Policy, Amy Hagerman. Prior to her presentation, Hagerman talks to Sheperd about a Climate Informed Agriculture Survey conducted recently, presented in partnership with OSU Extension, USDA Southern Plains Climate Hub, and USDA NRCS. As a …

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OSU Wheat Research Aims to Provide Oklahoma Wheat Growers with Best Tools for Success

At the OGI Wheat Meeting, Farm Director, KC Sheperd, caught up with OSU’s Dr. Brett Carver about the latest wheat research and tools to aid wheat producers in choosing a variety that sets them up for success. Dr. Carver leads the OSU Wheat Improvement Team and conducts the wheat breeding and genetics research program. His work …

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2023 Cattlewomen’s Camp Registration now Open

The Oklahoma State University Extension Cattlewomen’s Boot Camp has opened registration for its next session June 5-7 at the Creek County Fairgrounds in Kellyville. The event launched in 2022 to offer women ranchers a fun and engaging learning experience in the production, financial management and market strategy involved in operating a beef cow/calf operation. The …

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