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  • 2011
  • October

Looking Ahead at 2012 Sprayer Needs

Timing is critical for effective weed control using herbicides. Although there aren't enough hours in the day for them to cover all the acres that need to be sprayed each spring and summer.
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  • 2017
  • March

Tiny Weevil Solves Big Problem

Musk thistles are invasive, noxious weeds in Oklahoma and many other states. They can infest roadsides and ditches, range and pasture lands, and occasionally even no-till farms and hayfields. The...
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  • 2016
  • September

Plots evaluate cover crops in warm-season perennial pastures

In fall 2014, we began demonstration plots of various cover crops overseeded into warm-season perennial grass pastures.
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  • 2016
  • April

Niche market opportunities emerge for rye

There are three emerging niche uses for rye of which farmers in the region should be aware.
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  • 2015
  • November

N-rich strips hold value for wheat producers

N-rich strips can help wheat producers determine whether or not their fields need additional nitrogen fertilizer, which helps them conserve resources.
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  • 2015
  • June

Techniques conserve water resources

Ways resource stewards can make more efficient use of water.
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  • 2015
  • January

Grazing affects plant root growth

I've always kind of known that grazing management affects roots, but it was made crystal clear to me this past summer when I was introduced to some work published by F.J. Crider in 1955.
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  • 2014
  • August

Wheat alternatives expand winter pasture choices

The vast majority of the winter pasture in the Southern Great Plains is wheat. There are many reasons for this, including culture, the opportunity to harvest and sell grain, and government and insurance programs.
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  • 2014
  • April

Water resources serve agriculture, energy, society

Ben Franklin wrote, "When the well's dry, we know the worth of water." Unfortunately, the "well" is running dry in many parts of the world. Rivers are running dry prior to reaching the seas because we are over-allocating and overusing them.
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  • 2013
  • October

New testing methods measure soil organics

Traditional soil test methods have typically involved treating a soil sample with various acids and other reagents to extract a portion of the inorganic nutrients in the soil. This can hopefully be done with as few processes as possible to be fast and cheap, and fit the industrial model.
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