Oklahoma: ‘Best Looking Cotton Is Still in the Bag.’

🕔May 10, 2019The weather still dominates the start of the 2019 cotton season. Cooler than normal and saturated fields has prevented the start of planting this year. Dr. Mile Karner in the […]

Oklahoma Pecans: Time to Obtain Pecan Nut Casebearer Traps

🕔May 7, 2019If you have not ordered your Pecan nut casebearer (PNC) pheromone traps it is time to do so. As a general rule for southern and central Oklahoma, traps should be […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Bird Cherry-Oat Aphids and Armyworms – Decisions…?

🕔Apr 30, 2019It’s that time of year! Several wheat pest problems are showing up as the crop progresses. Dr. Bob Hunger has already discussed the current wheat disease situation throughout Oklahoma. I […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Diseases Mostly Absent, Keep Watch for Aphids

🕔Apr 5, 2019Only slight changes as near as I can tell across Oklahoma regarding wheat diseases. Stripe rust appears to be absent, and leaf rust and powdery mildew are slow to get […]

Oklahoma Pecans: Time to Treat for Phylloxera

🕔Mar 26, 2019Producers that had phylloxera last season should consider treatment time soon. After budbreak, but before there is more than 2 inches of new leaf growth is the ideal time to […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Little Disease Present, Keep Watch for Rust

🕔Jan 22, 2019From a wheat disease perspective, this fall and early winter was relatively quiet in Oklahoma. The extremely wet and cool conditions led to incidence of wheat discoloration that resulted in […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Varietal Responses to Super Late Emergence

🕔Jan 15, 2019Wheat that was dusted-in or late-planted during the fall 2017 and resulted in spotty stands or no stands at all from a lack of soil moisture was a frustrating and […]

Oklahoma Cotton: Got Questions About 2019 Crop? Webinar Set For January 16

🕔Jan 2, 2019Cotton Specialist Seth Byrd will host the first of hopefully many Oklahoma State University Cotton Webinars. The location will be at the OSU Southwest Research and Extension Center at Altus on […]

Oklahoma: A Life of Raising Sheep and Students of FFA and 4-H

🕔Dec 28, 2018When Joy Lynch’s father started raising sheep, it changed her life forever. It wasn’t until her sons, Keith and Kevin, were in 4-H that she realized it, however.  “My dad, since […]

Oklahoma: Tulsa County Designated Natural Disaster Area from Drought

🕔Nov 16, 2018Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated Tulsa County, Oklahoma, as a primary natural disaster area. Producers who suffered losses due to a recent drought may be eligible for U.S. Department of […]

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