Fall armyworms in lawns and fall forage crops

Fall armyworms in lawns and fall forage crops

The fall armyworm has been observed in several Bryan County farms over the past few days. In addition, fall armyworm infestations can be found in resi...

July 4th, 2017 updated: July 7th, 2017. |  


Composting in your backyard

Composting in your backyard

In Oklahoma, yard trimmings and grass clippings can make up 15 to 25 percent of a community’s waste, according to OSU consumer horticulture spec...

June 6th, 2017 |  


Tips to help diagnose and correct tomato problems

Tips to help diagnose and correct tomato problems

Recent rains and the high humidity have set tomato plants up for lots of potential problems. Below is a listing of the more common tomato problems you...

May 31st, 2017 |  


Find bad udders now

Find bad udders now

Every year at “preg” checking time, ranchers evaluate cows and make decisions as which to remove from the herd. One criteria that should b...

April 16th, 2017 |  


Preparing indoor plants to move outdoors

Preparing indoor plants to move outdoors

Many of our tender perennials are stored indoors over the winter either in a dormant state or as houseplants. As the weather begins to warm in spring ...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Good records and identification in case of disaster

Good records and identification in case of disaster

Spring time is thunderstorm season across the Plains. Spring storms occasionally bring severe winds or even tornadoes. Windy spring days also can caus...

March 9th, 2017 |  


Don’t buy trouble

Don’t buy trouble

“Biosecurity” is a term that was used extensively after 9-11. Outbreaks of foot and mouth disease and B.S.E. in Europe had everyone in the...

February 28th, 2017 |  


Prune fruit trees in February

Prune fruit trees in February

Annual pruning of fruit trees is important in maintaining healthy trees and getting good fruit yields. The best time to get this chore done is in Febr...

February 10th, 2017 |  


Soil testing is a cheap investment

Soil testing is a cheap investment

A soil test is one of the most cost effective items you can purchase as a gardener, farmer or rancher.Soil tests only cost $10, but they can help you ...

February 7th, 2017 |  


Prepare a ‘calving kit’

Prepare a ‘calving kit’

Before the hustle and bustle of the spring calving season, now is a good time to put together the supplies and equipment that will be needed to assist...

January 24th, 2017 |