Betty Dickson needed help to ID an insect invader when hundreds of little striped bugs were suddenly finding their way into her home and barn. OSU Extension Educator helped to ID the invaders and cautioned about the danger to livestock, especially horses. … Read More

Cow-Calf Corner is a weekly newsletter by the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Agency.

July 6, 2020

Slow recovery projected for U.S. and global economy

By Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension livestock marketing specialist… Read More

Source: Texas A&M Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory | June 16, 2020

It’s hot and getting hotter. Each summer in Texas, farmers and ranchers are on the gambling side of the weather, hoping for an appropriate level of rainfall. Although most of the … Read More

Conditions are drying and temperatures are warming in parts of the state, which means declining forage quality for cattle herds.

Source: AgriLife Today | June 30, 2020

Don’t let the dog … Read More

June 29, 2020

Plenty of beef for Independence Day

By Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock marketing specialist

In anticipation of July 4, estimated beef production for the week ending June 27 was 562.3 million … Read More

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Source: Oklahoma State University DASNR | June 19, 2020

The Oklahoma Department of Health has confirmed 20 cases of rabies for the year as June … Read More

Horses would be at risk if African horse sickness makes it into the U.S. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Kay Ledbetter)

Source: AgriLife Today | June 23, 2020

African horse sickness, or AHS, … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | June 19, 2020

Did you know there are 85 species of mosquitoes in Texas that have been identified by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s agricultural and environmental safety unit personnel?

That’s a lot of itch-inducing painful pests to worry about. … Read More

Heat stress costs dairy and beef producers hundreds of millions of dollars each year. However, implementing proactive measures before an extreme heat event can reduce immediate and long-term impacts of heat stress in ruminants. By the time ruminants show external signs of heat stress — such as going off … Read More

Source: USDA APHIS | June 18, 2020

As cases of chronic wasting disease (CWD) continue to rise, USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is looking to genetics for new and innovative ways to reduce the prevalence of this brain-wasting … Read More