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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

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Oklahoma: March 7 Wildfire Impacts Exceed $16M

Oklahoma: March 7 Wildfire Impacts Exceed $16M

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

The numbers have been crunched: the March 7 wildfires that ravaged parts of Beaver, Harper and Woodward counties had an economic impact exceeding $16 million. “In Oklahoma, more than 310 thousand acres burned causing a wide variety of losses to

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Oklahoma Canola: Scouting for And Managing Diamondback Moth

Oklahoma Canola: Scouting for And Managing Diamondback Moth

👤By Tom Royer, Oklahoma State University 🕔Mar 24, 2017

Josh Bushong, and Heath Sanders, OSU Area agronomists, have seen some heavy diamondback moth (DBM) infestations in canola. They both asked about DBM management as our canola begins to bolt and treatment thresholds. Diamondback moth is a small, gray and

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Wildfires: USDA Has $6Mln for Farmers and Ranchers in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas – DTN

Wildfires: USDA Has $6Mln for Farmers and Ranchers in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Mar 23, 2017

USDA on Tuesday announced $6 million in conservation program funds has been set aside specifically for farmers and ranchers hit by wildfires in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas.  The $6 million comes from the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). The funding

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Oklahoma: Farm Finances – OSU Team Helps with Decision Making

Oklahoma: Farm Finances – OSU Team Helps with Decision Making

👤By Donald Stotts, Oklahoma State University 🕔Mar 23, 2017

A team of Oklahoma State University agricultural economists is making it easier than ever for producers to become better aware of sound farm financial planning practices and Farm Service Agency programs that may help their operational bottom line. Team members

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Oklahoma Wheat: Assessing Freeze Injury

Oklahoma Wheat: Assessing Freeze Injury

👤By David Marburger, Oklahoma State University 🕔Mar 20, 2017

Temperatures in Oklahoma over the weekend (Fig. 1) and on Tuesday night into Wednesday morning (Fig. 2) dipped low enough to potentially cause some level of injury to the wheat crop. There were a number of areas that spent at

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Oklahoma Wheat: Tan Spot and Leaf Disease Showing Up

Oklahoma Wheat: Tan Spot and Leaf Disease Showing Up

👤By Bob Hunger, Oklahoma State University 🕔Mar 17, 2017

Wheat diseases in Oklahoma have been sparse. Wheat around Stillwater (STW) is at growth stage 6 or 7 and is showing good growth. On March 9, I looked at wheat in a loop from STW west to Marshall (30 miles

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Army Cutworms Already Hitting Wheat and Canola – DTN

Army Cutworms Already Hitting Wheat and Canola – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Mar 17, 2017

Farmers aren’t the only ones waiting to see how wheat comes out of dormancy this year. Army cutworms may also be lurking just beneath the surface, ready to eat newly green winter wheat.   Oklahoma State University entomologist Tom Royer

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Oklahoma: 2 Herbicide Technologies Workshops, March 22, April 4

Oklahoma: 2 Herbicide Technologies Workshops, March 22, April 4

👤By Donald Stotts, Oklahoma State University 🕔Mar 15, 2017

Agricultural producers and herbicide applicators in western and southwestern Oklahoma should plan now to attend one of the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Services’ upcoming New Row Crop Traits and Herbicide Technologies events. The events are scheduled for March 22 in El

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Oklahoma: New Crop Traits and Herbicide Tech Event, Coweta, March 6

Oklahoma: New Crop Traits and Herbicide Tech Event, Coweta, March 6

👤By Donald Stotts, Oklahoma State University 🕔Mar 1, 2017

Agricultural producers and herbicide applicators in northwestern Oklahoma should plan now to attend the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service’s New Row Crop Traits and Herbicide Technologies event in Coweta on March 6. “With new herbicide technologies coming onto the market, producers

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