The Latest

Upcoming Events


Send press releases to Ernst@Agfax.com.

View All Events


Send press releases to Ernst@Agfax.com.

View All Events

Back to homepage

Oklahoma

Oklahoma Wheat: Rust Is Present but Not Plentiful

Oklahoma Wheat: Rust Is Present but Not Plentiful

👤By Bob Hunger, Oklahoma State University 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Wheat around Stillwater varies but appears to be in various stages of grain formation. Based on talking to a number of producers across northern Oklahoma, wheat heads have fully emerged but have not yet flowered or just beginning to flower. Of

Read Full Article
Oklahoma Cotton: Planting Strategy; Seeding Rate; Root Rot Control

Oklahoma Cotton: Planting Strategy; Seeding Rate; Root Rot Control

👤By Randy Boman, Oklahoma State University 🕔Apr 21, 2017

Successful Planting Strategy Next to variety selection, most likely the next very important decision a producer makes is when to plant. The single most important issue to recognize is that cotton seedlings can be damaged by cool, wet soils. Depending

Read Full Article
Oklahoma: Wheat Field Day, Chickasha, April 28

Oklahoma: Wheat Field Day, Chickasha, April 28

👤By Donald Stotts, Oklahoma State University 🕔Apr 18, 2017

Talk about one-stop shopping: Wheat producers will be able to evaluate more than 45 varieties at the Oklahoma State University Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources’ Wheat Field Day in Chickasha on April 28. The free and open-to-the-public field

Read Full Article
Oklahoma Wheat: Powdery Mildew, Rust, and Barley Yellow Dwarf, with Some Streak Mosaic

Oklahoma Wheat: Powdery Mildew, Rust, and Barley Yellow Dwarf, with Some Streak Mosaic

👤By Bob Hunger, Oklahoma State University 🕔Apr 14, 2017

As expected, over the last week the disease situation has change significantly. Wheat around Stillwater is mostly nearing complete heading to starting of flowering (Feekes’ GS 10.1 to 10.5.1). In Jackson County (far southwestern Oklahoma), Gary Strickland (Extn Educator; Jackson

Read Full Article
Oklahoma Wheat: Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus Confirmed in State

Oklahoma Wheat: Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus Confirmed in State

👤By Donald Stotts, Oklahoma State University 🕔Apr 10, 2017

Oklahoma State University’s Plant Disease and Insect Diagnostic Laboratory has confirmed the presence of wheat streak mosaic virus in Oklahoma. “Unfortunately, there is not much a wheat producer can do at this stage,” said Heath Sanders, OSU Cooperative Extension area

Read Full Article
Oklahoma Cotton: Be Aware of New Chemistry and Variety Choices

Oklahoma Cotton: Be Aware of New Chemistry and Variety Choices

👤By Jerry Goodson Extension Assistant OSU S.W. Research & Extension Center 🕔Apr 10, 2017

Late winter and early spring rainfall has been quite a blessing in the southwestern corner of the state. The good news is that soil moisture and reservoir levels are looking great. See below for the Oklahoma Mesonet graphic of rainfall

Read Full Article
Oklahoma Wheat: Expect Foliar Diseases to Increase with Wet Weather

Oklahoma Wheat: Expect Foliar Diseases to Increase with Wet Weather

👤By Bob Hunger, Oklahoma State University 🕔Apr 5, 2017

Yesterday (4/4) wheat in my foliar fungicide trial at the Plant Pathology Farm located just west of Stillwater appeared to be at GS 10 to 10.1 (head in the boot to awns just emerging from the boot).  The field was

Read Full Article
Wildfire Death and Destruction Compared to Nightmare of Hurricane Katrina – DTN

Wildfire Death and Destruction Compared to Nightmare of Hurricane Katrina – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter and By Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Mar 31, 2017

As Southern Plains ranchers scramble to pick up the pieces from wildfires that charred more than 1 million acres and left death and destruction in their wake, farm communities across the country have been coming to the rescue.   Farmers

Read Full Article
Oklahoma: New Row Crop Traits, Herbicide Tech Meeting, Altus, April 4

Oklahoma: New Row Crop Traits, Herbicide Tech Meeting, Altus, April 4

👤By Jerry Goodson, Oklahoma State University 🕔Mar 30, 2017

There is a New Row Crop Traits and Herbicide Technology meeting at Altus next Tuesday, April 4. This meeting will cover the label requirements for both XtendFlex (dicamba tolerant cotton) and Enlist (2,4-D tolerant cotton).  The meeting will be held

Read Full Article
Oklahoma: Winter Canola Spring Field Tours Set for April

Oklahoma: Winter Canola Spring Field Tours Set for April

👤By Donald Stotts, Oklahoma State University 🕔Mar 27, 2017

Producers interested in maximizing canola crop productivity should plan now to attend one of 13 free and open-to-the-public Oklahoma Winter Canola Spring Field Tours taking place in April. “Many wheat producers have experienced significant value and benefits by growing winter

Read Full Article