Rain a boost for area corn: USDA lowers state wheat estimate to 59.4 million bushels
Statewide, 99 percent of the expected corn crop has been planted, according to NASS, and 95 percent has emerged.
Area crop land faces loss of nitrogen
With the warmer weather there is a greater potential for loss.
Burlington FFA members tour Washington
After arriving in Washington with 165 other Oklahoma FFA members, the Burlington FFA members toured Mount Vernon, the home and farm of our nation’s first president, George Washington.
Meat-labeling terms can be confusing
Much of the beef consumed in the Zook household comes from animals raised on our parents’ farms, and it had been awhile since I purchased any. As I browsed the selection, I ran across terms like all-natural, organic and grass fed. For many people, purchasing meat often can be an overwhelming and confusing venture.
Farmers Grain honors Zaloudek for service
Zaloudek is founder and director of the WildHorse Gang, a Christian-based charitable organization of young people ages 6 to 17.
4-H’ers participate in Washington conference
Every summer, hundreds of young people from across the country participate in CWF, an educational conference that takes place at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center near Washington.
Burlington FFA officers help stock food pantry
Burlington FFA officers recently helped unload, stock and package food at the Ministerial Alliance Food Pantry in Cherokee.
On the trail of state’s wine: Area wineries are part of initiative to bring visitors here
The Oklahoma Wine Trails features 10 different itineraries featuring a handful of wineries grouped together by location to showcase the state’s booming wine industry, said agritourism program administrator Jamie Cummings.
Take steps to control flies on beef cattle
The economic loss from each horn fly biting an animal 30 times/day also can be substantial.
Things to do in summer
Each year I try to figure out how to save 30 more minutes a week in my yard. Last year, I did not plant any annuals that had to be dead-headed to save time.
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