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Ag News and Views: August 2000

Grazing Systems

Grazing systems employ the basics of grazing management to help producers accomplish their operational goals. Depending on what grazing system you choose, you may improve pasture conditions, increase forage use, or enhance livestock production.

How Much Does It Cost to Mow Weeds?

Have you ever stopped to think about what it costs to mow a pasture? Mowing is costly, and pastures that have weed problems this late in the growing season have no chance for optimum weed control.

The Future, Agriculture & You

Agricultural producers face an operational environment that literally changes daily. Farmers relying on production agriculture for their income are being forced to adopt an industrialized approach to stay in business.

Trellised Cucumbers - Another Promising Crop for Hoop House Production

The climatic requirement and growth characteristics of the cucumber plant combine to make it an ideal candidate for hoop house production.

UFOs

Neotropical migrants are a group of birds that live, breed, and nest in North America during spring and summer and migrate to and live in Mexico, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean Islands during the fall and winter. There are approximately 60 species of neotropical migrants that nest in Oklahoma.