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


Map released: July 2, 2020|Data valid: June 30, 2020

This week’s drought summary: Precipitation was hit-or-miss this week for many locations east of the Great Plains. Much of the Midwest, South, and Southeast saw combinations of D0 additions … Read More

Source: Texas A&M Forest Service | June 30, 2020

As Texans make plans to celebrate the Fourth of July, Texas A&M Forest Service encourages everyone to be careful with any activity that may cause a spark.

Approximately 90% … Read More

Source: USDA Farm Service Agency | July 1, 2020

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated five Oklahoma counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Beaver, Blaine, Dewey, Kingfisher, and Major counties who suffered losses due to recent drought may be eligible … 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

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June 30, 2020: What’s Driving Drought in June

The … Read More


New self-service features on will help farmers and ranchers manage their conservation activities online and request assistance from the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS).

“These conservation features join a number … Read More

Large round bale storage is often outdoors and producers may not realize the nutrient loss that comes with weathering of large round hay bales stored outside, particularly in regions of the country with high rainfall. To minimize those losses, experts recommend ways to help producers who are unable to … Read More


This week’s drought summary: Precipitation fell across much of the northern tier states and the eastern half of the CONUS this week. Much of the eastern United States has experienced increased dryness over the past 30-60 days and above … Read More