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Oklahoma Wheat: Harvest Wraps Up Except for Panhandle

Oklahoma Wheat: Harvest Wraps Up Except for Panhandle

👤From the Oklahoma Wheat Commission 🕔Jun 28, 2017

The Oklahoma wheat harvest is complete in most areas from the Oklahoma/Texas border to the Oklahoma/Kansas border. In the Panhandle region harvest is in full swing with producers working on the dryland wheat harvest and irrigated harvest. Yields have not

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Oklahoma: Earthquake Activity Linked to Oil, Gas Production

Oklahoma: Earthquake Activity Linked to Oil, Gas Production

👤By Kristen Tsai and Michael Mobilia, Energy Information Administration 🕔Jun 22, 2017

Editor’s Note: For graphs and images see Source Link at bottom of article. According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the number of earthquakes east of the Rocky Mountains has increased dramatically since 2009. More earthquakes in these areas have

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Oklahoma Wheat: Harvest Nearly Complete Except in Panhandle Regions

Oklahoma Wheat: Harvest Nearly Complete Except in Panhandle Regions

👤By the Oklahoma Wheat Commission 🕔Jun 21, 2017

The Oklahoma wheat harvest is complete in most areas from the Oklahoma/Texas border to the Oklahoma/Kansas border. A few machines are still moving in Northern Oklahoma but harvest in all areas of this region should be completely finished by the

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Oklahoma Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids Found in 5 Counties

Oklahoma Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids Found in 5 Counties

👤By Jessica Lindenmayer, Cassie Jessie, and Tom Royer, Oklahoma State University 🕔Jun 20, 2017

Sugarcane aphids have now been found in sorghum in Caddo, Garfield, Jackson, Kiowa, and Payne counties. In all cases, infestations were on one or two plants per field. The number of aphids ranged from 2-5 on one leaf, and detections

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Oklahoma Cotton: Stand Problems; Cotton Fleahopper is Next Pest Up

Oklahoma Cotton: Stand Problems; Cotton Fleahopper is Next Pest Up

👤By Randy Boman and Jerry Goodson, Oklahoma State University 🕔Jun 19, 2017

Current Situation The Oklahoma cotton crop situation at this time is a very mixed bag. A lot of irrigated cotton was planted during the second week of May. As of this writing, cotton producers are still busy finishing up planting

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Farm Business: GPS, Apps, Social Media, Drones are Tools for Success

Farm Business: GPS, Apps, Social Media, Drones are Tools for Success

👤By Leilana McKindra, Oklahoma State University 🕔Jun 13, 2017

It takes about nine months to raise a winter wheat crop and there isn’t much anyone can do to speed up Mother Nature. But, that doesn’t mean the unrelenting wave of technology sweeping every other conceivable industry on the planet

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Oklahoma Wheat: Harvest Moves Full Speed Ahead

Oklahoma Wheat: Harvest Moves Full Speed Ahead

👤By the Oklahoma Wheat Commission 🕔Jun 13, 2017

Wheat harvest continues in Oklahoma moving full speed ahead in all regions. Along the Oklahoma Texas line many locations are reported to be 97 to 99% complete. Elevators in South Central Oklahoma are reporting harvest to be 75 to 90%

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Oklahoma Wheat: Harvest Progressing from South to North Amidst Rains

Oklahoma Wheat: Harvest Progressing from South to North Amidst Rains

👤From the Oklahoma Wheat Commission 🕔Jun 7, 2017

Wheat harvest continues to move from Southern Oklahoma with locations on the Oklahoma/Texas State Line reporting to be 95 to 97% complete, while harvest is just starting in locations on the Oklahoma/Kansas state line.  Rain has hindered harvest from progressing

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Oklahoma Sorghum: Budget Operating Costs for Planting in June

Oklahoma Sorghum: Budget Operating Costs for Planting in June Updated

👤By Donald Stotts, Oklahoma State University 🕔Jun 5, 2017

Oklahoma farmers planting sorghum in June need to be aware that sugarcane aphid infestations before the boot stage can decimate their crop, underscoring the need to budget a corrective insecticide application before planting. Trent Milacek, Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension

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Oklahoma Wheat: Combines Moving Ahead Despite Weather Factors

Oklahoma Wheat: Combines Moving Ahead Despite Weather Factors

👤By David Marburger, Oklahoma Wheat Commission 🕔May 30, 2017

Wheat producers across Southwest and Central Oklahoma had combines moving at full speed over the Memorial Day weekend. Yields in parts of Southwest Oklahoma were lowered by heavy rains and hail that passed thru the state over a week ago.

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